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The Revolutionary Socialists movement, the opposition in Egypt, rejected the Supreme Administrative Court’s decision to ban female faculty members at Cairo University from wearing the niqāb, emphasizing that this rule is an attempt to establish the state control over the body and is the latest...
In this article, the author reflects on how Islamists at a recent summit in Kuala Lumpur are focusing their efforts around the concept of “thinking about the Muslim Nation” [al-tafkīr bil-umma].  The author discusses the dangers of such a policy as enacted in Sudan and highlights the contradictions...
An official declaration about the White House’s will of labelling the Muslim Brotherhood as a foreign terrorist organization has raised widespread fear and criticism both in the US and in the international arena. On Tuesday, Sarah Sanders, the Presidential Press Secretary, said that Donald Trump...
All streams of political Islam are competing for the need to apply the punishments under the Islamic law, which includes the so-called al-Ḥudūd al-Sharʿiyah, as a divine system that cannot be replaced by penal systems. In the experience of the Muslim Brotherhood's rule of Sudan, which lasted from...
In a hearing held today with regard to the case of espionage for Ḥamās, the representative of the Supreme State Security Prosecution Muḥammad Jamāl revealed the details of the phone call between the ousted President MuḥammadMursī and the Director of his Office Aḥmad ‘Abd al ʿĀṭī as he was in...
Not surprisingly, the White House is considering to label the Muslim Brotherhood as a Foreign Terrorist Organization (FTO) and it may be followed by the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps and other organizations. However, the practical mechanism for this turned out to be more difficult than the...
The US Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF), an American governmental commission monitoring religious freedom all around the world, claimed that in the last year Iranian state authorities stepped up repression of non-Shia Muslim, especially Sufi and Sunnite and other religious ...
"I have not been able to go home for a month now." It is with this statement that Shaykh Muhammad 'Abdullah Nasr, coordinator of the group Azharians for a civil state and a Tahrir Square preacher, disclosed the chase launched against him by the Muslim Brotherhood (MB) and the Salafists. In an...
Political and social theorist Sir Isaiah Berlin famously compared nationalism to a ‘bent twig’, ‘forced down so severely that when released, it lashed back wit

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