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Sharīf al-Shūbāshī wonders in an opinion article in al-Ahrām whether it is logical to ask the party that first sparked a fire to put it down, referring to attempts to have salafists intervening to end the current sectarian crisis. He said he has watched mind-boggling Youtube clips showing men,...
Fathī Khatāb writes that negative generalization on salafism is not fair, because every Muslim tries to imitate what they call the al-salaf al-sālih or the good forefathers, but the new salafists, who emerged during the 70s, began to swerve into a stricter version of fundamentalism. Egyptian...
Dozens of salafists distributed fliers in Qena protesting against the cabinet statement issued on April 20, 2011.
Henk-Jan van Maanen, a researcher, came from The Netherlands to research places of Islamism, Liberalism and Christianity in post-Mubarak Egypt. He met with AWR's Managing Director, Mr. Hānī Labīb, who helped him with some contacts from whom he can benefit.    
Arab-West Report, March 28, 2011Title: Interview with Mr. Sharīf ‘Ismat ‘Abd al-Majīd (Founder of the “Hatef Islami”) about the current situation in Egypt Authors: Drs. Cornelis Hulsman, Arndt Emmerich and Judit Kuschnitzki Introduction of Mr. Sharīf ‘Ismat ‘Abd al-Majīd: In 2000 I left the hotel...
On a Youtube film released on March 28 one sees salafī leader Muhammad Hasān preaching against liberalism which, according to him is anti-Islam. This is a leader who prior to the revolution was unknown to most Egyptians. He was serving in prison for his aggressive speech and was released when the...
Muftī of the Republic Sheikh ‘Alī Jum’ah contributed an article to The New York Times on April 3 in which he commented on the political situation in post-revolution Egypt. Jum’ah highlighted the role of religion in political life. According to Jum’ah, Egypt's religious tradition is anchored in a...
The recent revolution has led to many new parties being formed and established parties being reorganized, including several Islamist groups. The Muslim Brotherhood is the group expected to dominate future Egyptian politics. They are now trying to cast off their image of being radicals. Other...
The Muslim Brotherhood has announced in a statement that it plans to form a political party after the amendment of the constitution and the unrestricted formation of political parties is permitted.   It has also asked the armed forces to set a timetable for the constitutional amendments and for...

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