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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...
After Saturday protests against President al-Bashīr’s government, clashes between the protesters and the Sudanese security forces led to the killing of 5 people and more than 25 wounded. An eyewitness said that those demonstrations in Omdurman [Umm Durmān], seems to be the biggest since their...
Water experts criticized Sudan’s former positions in negotiations with Egypt and Ethiopia over the Renaissance Dam, saying the positions amounted to political games as opposed to serving the country’s strategic interests.  These experts further warned that if the new government under the leadership...
Although it is too early to know the development of events, some precedents that occurred in other Arab countries might repeat themselves in Sudan and Algeria. Sudanese people say that it would be disappointing if personalities such as (ʿAwaḍ bin ‘Awf, first deputy of Bashīr and Defense Minister...
The leaders of the protesters in Sudan decided on Sunday not to recognize the Transitional Military Council and to reinforce the demonstrations. The Sudanese workers' union, which leads the protest movement in the country, announced on Sunday the suspension of negotiations with the junta since...
In an interview broadcast today on the Sudanese TV, Lieutenant General Abdul Fattāḥ al-Burhān, head of the Transitional Military Council of Sudan, thanked Egypt for its support to his country and the choices of the Sudanese people, and for its role as the President of the African Union (AU) in...
The current protests in Algeria and Sudan prove a set of basic facts related to Arab politics.    First, the peoples deprived of freedom might desist from demanding it under the burden of the harsh living conditions or for fear of the repressive security apparatuses. However, they come back to...
After the overthrow of President ʿUmar al-Bashīr from power, following a statement issued by the Sudanese army, the status of the Islamic trend is becoming tense, and going through a wide unrest.
The Islamic political groups, the Brotherhood [Muslim Brotherhood] foremost among them, continue using the slogan "Islam is The Solution". These groups have adopted the slogan to appeal to the emotionality of many simple people, who consider it to be the magic key for all the problems faced by the...
Background: In light of growing rates and allegations of religious persecution, the United States decided to adopt religious freedom as one of the main pillars of its foreign policy in 1998. This piece of legislation, referred to as the Religious Freedom Act, stirred considerable controversy....

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