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Islamic groups believe that religion has a political dimension. That was why they tried to impose their views by any means in order to reach power and apply the Shari’a. The article raises many questions about political Islam and the reasons behind the Islamic groups turning to violence.
Associating religion with a certain regime or institution wrongs religion and turns it into a mere temporary and worldly formula that stops at personal conflicts and financial interests. True religion does not focus on establishing regimes but cares in the first place about planting the true faith...
At a Friday preaching, the preacher was asking God to destroy the Americans and the Jews, saying that apostasy and deviance from the right path are the reasons for the political crisis in the Middle East. The author believes that this man is an example of the preachers who mix religion with...
The issue of the possibility of establishing a political party by the Muslim Brotherhood is still on the surface. The Muslim Brotherhood is something like a self-centered powerful lobby or a subtly-integrated community within the society. They have their customs, traditions and rituals. As far as...
The idea of establishing a party representing the Brotherhood has its supporters and opponents. Prof. Rifa’at El-Said, Dr. Abu El-Ela Madi and Dr. Hossam Badrawi totally reject the idea and believe this would be a threat to society. Prof. Milad Hanna is of opinion that this is not a challenge to...
Essam Al-Erian, one of the prominent leaders of the Muslim Brotherhood, said that raising young men and the entire Egyptian nation on Islam and moralities is the way towards forming an Islamic community. He added that there is no difference between political parties concerning general principles....
This is the third part of the dramatic scene in which the writer gives the pros and the cons of the idea of establishing an Islamic party by the Muslim Brotherhood through a conversation between three friends [see RNSAW week 49, article 6 and week 50, article 3]. The friend who opposed the idea is...
The dramatic scene through which the writer gives the pros and the cons to the idea of establishing an Islamic party for the Muslim Brotherhood continued in this article [see RNSAW week 49, article 6]. There are two friends. One of them welcomes having an Islamic party that would work to enforce...
Through an imaginary dialogue between the author and two of his friends, he gives the pros and cons to the idea of establishing an Islamic party for the Muslim Brotherhood. While one of the friends is of opinion that announcing such a party will push the country two hundred years back in time, the...
Al-Midan had an interview with Essam Al-Erian, a prominent leader in the Muslim Brotherhood. According to rumors he would become the head of the Brotherhood as their General Guide. In this interview, he explained how he sees the map of the Muslim Brotherhood now, their future in the coming period...
Islamic scholars and intellectuals refuted the opinions of Dr. Gabar Asfour concerning the cases Aqidaty discussed with him in its last issue. They confirmed that the Qur’an is a holy text and, according to the Qur’an, the hejab is an Islamic obligation and not a tradition that was confined to the...
The culture seminar that was held on Wednesday evening, in the Cairo Center for Human Rights Studies, under the title "An Islamic party and the freedom of thought and expression", witnessed a heated debate among the participants concerning the possibility of establishing an Islamic party and a...
"How did the plight of exploiting religion start?" was the question answered by Dr. Rifa’at Al-Said in the first part of this study. The second part of the study shed light upon the Islamist way of thinking. The third and last part discusses the necessity for starting three revolutions that will...
An interview with Dr. Abdel-Sabour Shahin, author of the controversial book "My father Adam", after the recent rejection of the case to ban the publishing of his book. Here he talks about the comparison of the case to a similar case he brought against Dr. Nasr Abu-Zeid some years ago, and about...
Proper logic says that it is foolish for people to fight each other because some of them have black eyes and are short while the others are not. The same logic judges that it is also foolish for people to fight each other for nothing except that some of them inherited Islam and others Christianity...
Khilafa [the rule of a caliph, a successor of Mohammed who holds both worldly and religious responsibilities], the republic, monarchy; these are different forms of government systems. Which of them represents the Islamic system? Dr. Mohammed Selim Al-Awa, the Islamic thinker, expresses his...
Dr. Mohammed Selim Al-Awa is an Islamic thinker and well-known law professor. In this continuation article of an interview of him he expresses his opinions on Shura and democracy, Khilafa (the Caliphate), different schools of Fiqh (Islamic jurisprudence) and the issue of non-Muslim minorities in...
Magdy Hussein, editor-in-chief of Al-Shaab, has now been sentenced to two years in prison for libel. The sentence is the result of the campaign of Al-Shaab of over a year against Youssef Wali, Minister of Agriculture. Hulsman describes Hussein’s views on Islam.
A review of a book by Milad Hanna calling for a culture of mutual acceptance and the emphasis on national identity over a sectarian religious identity, as well as some background information on Dr Milad Hanna himself.
An interview between Rafa’t Al-Sa’id of the Tagammu’ Party (who is fiercely critical of the Muslim Brotherhood), and Saleem ’Azouz (the interviewer). He says: "A religious [political] party will start or directly lead to terrorism. I tell you frankly that politicization of religion or...

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