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Egypt Takes Crackdown On Islamists One Step Further

Reuters | Posted 11.10.2013 | World

By Yasmine Saleh CAIRO, Sept 10 (Reuters) - Egyptian authorities will bar 55,000 unlicensed clerics from preaching in mosques in the ...

EU Urges Egypt To End Standoff With Muslim Brotherhood

Reuters | Posted 09.28.2013 | World

* Ashton meets general who overthrew Islamist president * Visit follows Saturday killing of 80 Mursi supporters * Mursi ...

Bad News for the Islamists

Claude Salhani | Posted 09.09.2013 | World
Claude Salhani

Could this be the beginning of the end of their influence in the Muslim world? in a series of events, at the outset unrelated but when spliced together seem to show a clear trend that there seems to be more to it that the Islamists are just having a bad year.

Egypt's 'Friday Of Rejection' Kills At Least 30

Reuters | Posted 09.05.2013 | World

By Mike Collett-White and Asma Alsharif CAIRO, July 6 (Reuters) - Egypt counted its dead on Saturday after Islamists enraged by the ov...

Backers Of Ousted Egyptian President To Protest

Reuters | Posted 09.03.2013 | World

By Alastair Macdonald and Alexander Dziadosz CAIRO, July 5 (Reuters) - Islamist supporters of Egypt's ousted president, Mohammed Morsi...

Marry in Haste, Repent at Leisure: the Problem With the Egyptian Constitution

Dr. Charles G. Cogan | Posted 04.17.2013 | World
Dr. Charles G. Cogan

Though this matter is not at the heart of the country's current crisis, marked by rampant insecurity and economic statis, the ambiguities contained in the Constitution may cause serious problems in the future.

Egyptian Islamists And Opponents Clash In Alexandria

Reuters | Posted 02.20.2013 | World

By Tamim Elyan ALEXANDRIA, Egypt, Dec 21 (Reuters) - Supporters of President Mohamed Morsi and his opponents hurled rocks at each oth...

Democracy at the Heart of Islamic Revival

Muqtedar Khan | Posted 12.29.2012 | World
Muqtedar Khan

Much of what is happening in Egypt demonstrates that Islam and democracy are compatible. President Morsi has repeatedly stated that what he and Egyptians seek is a civil, not an Islamic, state -- one that will treat all its citizens equally, men and women, Muslim and non-Muslim.

Morsi To Sue Iranian News Agency Over Fabricated Interview

Reuters | Posted 08.27.2012 | World

CAIRO, June 27 (Reuters) - The office of Egyptian president-elect Mohamed Mursi will file a lawsuit against the Iranian news agency Fars for making ...

Hell in a Reed Basket

Nina Burleigh | Posted 08.26.2012 | World
Nina Burleigh

This latest chapter of the Arab Spring opens beneath the searing sky of an Egyptian late June, in the sort of incapacitating heat that makes even the most efficient lose track of time, abandon goals and dispense with logic.

Survey Reveals Arab Womens' Views On Islamic Law After Revolutions

Jaweed Kaleem | Posted 06.25.2012 | Religion

As Islamist political parties have gained influence across the Middle East since the Arab uprisings, activists and pundits have questioned the role re...

The Inevitable Islamist Domination in the New Arab Democracies

Christopher Reeve | Posted 04.02.2012 | World
Christopher Reeve

What is perhaps the most interesting advantage for Islamists is the inevitably split secular vote. Like elsewhere in the world, people who believe in secularism do not necessarily agree on social and economic policy.

What Do We Expect From the Muslim Brotherhood and the Salafists?

Alaa Al Aswany | Posted 04.01.2012 | World
Alaa Al Aswany

Either your understanding of religion drives you to insist on the right thing and to defend the rights of those who are wronged, or it makes you see your opponents as atheists, degenerates and mercenaries undeserving of rights.

How Not to Write About the Muslim Brotherhood in Egypt

Neil Hicks | Posted 09.28.2011 | World
Neil Hicks

In a ludicrously alarmist piece that appeared on the The Daily Beast, Douglas Schoen and Randall Lane assert that "clearly and unambiguously" the political climate in Egypt is moving in a new direction that is "inimical to American and allied interests."