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Sentence comes one day after the former president was supposed to complete his first term as president
Since news of Derbala’s death spread, numerous Islamist groups have spoken out about what they perceive as negligence or intentional killing of a figure widely respected for moving the group to renounce violence.
“I have four sons and now they will all grow up to be martyrs”
68 defendants charged with forming, managing terrorist organisation
A formalised relationship between the Church of England and Al-Azhar was established following 9/11
Despite optimistic assessments from armed forces, situation remains volatile
The Brotherhood was officially designated a terrorist organisation in a December 2013 cabinet decree, and the decision was upheld, by court order, in February 2014.
Decision proves party’s clear stance and legal situation: Al-Nour spokesman
By Nicholas Gjorvad While part two discussed what factors will shape Islamist parties in the future, part three will focus specifically on the future of the Muslim Brotherhood which has become an increasingly popular topic in the last few days. At this juncture, the future of the Brotherhood is dependent upon a myriad of factors …
By Nicholas Gjorvad Today’s article explores the issues which face Islamists going forward. As part one pointed out, the setbacks that Islamist parties in the Middle East have recently experienced can largely be attributed to the instances of over-ambitious and unilateral moves of Islamist leaders in power. In light of the pushback from opposition groups, …
By Nicholas Gjorvad This is the first of three articles discussing the future of Islamism in Egypt and the Middle East. Today’s article will review the various setbacks of Islamist parties in the region not long after impressive electoral victories. Part two will explore the path that Islamism takes from here and whether the Islamist …
By Nervana Mahmoud For years, Turkey’s Prime Minister Recep Erdogan was generally considered an example of “moderate Islamism”, a loose label that was generally based on a comparison with other Islamist dictatorships, like Iran, or with the various semi-secular autocratic regimes that dot the Arab and Muslim world. There was never a comparison with a …
By Nervana Mahmoud For many non-Muslims, “Allahu Akbar”, or “God is Great”, has become synonymous with radicalism, brutal murders, rape, and even cannibalism committed in the name of Islam. It is hardly surprising, as the Islamic slogan has been repeatedly used and abused by anyone who wants to justify his or her crimes by adding …
Protests were held in several capitals, of which are Berlin, Kiev, Paris and Brussels
Secular quarters argue Erdoğan’s conservative government is step by step imposing religion in every aspect of life