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Ummah

Literally “nation.” In Islam, describes all Muslims.

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21. American Muslims severed relationship with the Azhar!

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21. American Muslims severed relationship with the Azhar!
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p. 27
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29-03-2009
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Clare Turner
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The imām of the Islamic Center in New York spoke to al-Usbū c newspaper about Muslims who live in the West and believes that Western Muslims should work together to promote Islam and restore its image.

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8. The well-known Islamic Preacher Muhammad Hassan: Restricting Islamic da‘wah to Azhar scholars is rejected under Islamic Shari‘ah

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8. The well-known Islamic Preacher Muhammad Hassān: Restricting Islamic da‘wah to Azhar scholars is rejected under Islamic Sharī‘ah
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p. 9
Date of source: 
25-02-2008
Author: 
Mulhim al-‘Isawi
Reviewer: 
Ihab Shukri
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Muhammad Hassān, one of the most popular Muslim preachers not only in Egypt but all over the Islamic world, spoke to al-Maydān about a number of important issues.

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11. The platform of the banned group...who ousts whom? [2]

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11. The platform of the banned group...who ousts whom? [2]
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p. 1
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13-01-2007
Author: 
Majdi Khalil
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Tamir Shukri
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Majdī Khalīl reviews the proposed platform of the Muslim Brotherhood in order to refute their claims that they support democracy and citizenship.

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4. The Muslim Brotherhood’s platform: A religious state in framework of Islamic nation [1]

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4. The Muslim Brotherhood’s platform: A religious state in framework of Islamic nation [1]
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p. 1
Date of source: 
16-01-2008
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Majdi Khalil
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Tamir Shukri
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The author comments on the platform of the Muslim Brotherhood, believing that it eliminates the basis of the civil state in order to promote a religious state instead.

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68. A hundred years of struggle over Egypt’s identity

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68. A hundred years of struggle over Egypt’s identity
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p. 10
Date of source: 
11-04-2007
Author: 
Majdi Khalil
Reviewer: 
Hani Sa‘d
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The author claims that Egypt has been a hotbed of successive Muslim conquerors.

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18. The platform of the Muslim Brotherhood’s party is out

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18. The platform of the Muslim Brotherhood’s party is out
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10-08-2007
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Tamir Shukri
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The Muslim Brotherhood group has finally published their assumed political party’s platform. The platform has been criticized by a number of human rights activists, regarding it a step backward as it is built upon religious authority.

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20. The Brotherhood party enhances sectarianism and their morals urge unrest

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20. The Brotherhood party enhances sectarianism and their morals urge unrest
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02-07-2007
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Tamir Shukri
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The article discusses the platform of the long-awaited Muslim Brotherhood party. When Dr. ‘Abd al-Mu‘tī Bayyūmī rejects the idea of establishing the Islamic Ummah, Sāmiḥ Fawzī refers to their trend to turn the basis of the political process from patriotic into sectarian.

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13. The reviews of the Jihad Organization …between delusion and defraudation

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13. The reviews of the Jihād Organization …between delusion and defraudation
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p. 13
Date of source: 
11-06-2007
Author: 
Isma‘il Husni
Reviewer: 
Fatimah Usamah
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The author discusses the Jihād Organization’s reviews, and questions the true intention behind them. He wonders if Islamic groups will ever really give up the practice of violence. He stresses the need to understand the ideology in order to effectively combat it.

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11. The Brotherhood versus the regime—do they want reform or the support of the West?

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11. The Brotherhood versus the regime—do they want reform or the support of the West?
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17-05-2007
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Tamir Shukri
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During its campaigns for the Shūrá Council elections, the Muslim Brotherhood issued an electoral platform that underlines the importance of general freedoms. Believing that Copts are welcome to all posts, it also supports the role played by the church in implementing social norms. The platform is defined by some as a means of attracting the West into supporting the group’s claim for power in Egypt.

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12. Dispute between da‘iyahs and Muslim scholars over the fatwá… and issuing a warning against the blood shedding fatwás

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12. Dispute between dā‘iyahs and Muslim scholars over the fatwá… and issuing a warning against the blood shedding fatwás
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p. 22
Date of source: 
12-04-2007
Author: 
Hudá al-Salah
Reviewer: 
Fatimah Usamah
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The article represents different

opinions of Muslim scholars about the official and legitimate fatwá.

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