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We often hear about the radical statements and fatwás of Muslims and about uncompromising Christian or secular activists who can appeal to populist sentiments and mistrust of the ‘other’.
 Jamāl al-Bannā, a great friend of Arab-West Report, passed away today at the age of 93. Jamāl al-Bannā, born in 1920, was the younger brother of Hassan al-Bannā, the founder of the Muslim Brotherhood, whose policies he rejected. Jamāl al-Bannā was widely perceived by Egyptians as a liberal thinker...
An Egyptian league comprising Sufi Orders and Copts accused the Muslim Brotherhood and Salafī movements of trying to spread sedition in Egypt and divide the nation through a Zionist scheme. [Sa’īd ‘Alī, al-Misrī al-Yawm, Sept. 29, p. 1] Read original text in Arabic
A meeting convened at the Azhar conference center in Nasr City, organized by the Sufi-Coptic Alliance on Tuesday (July 17), vociferously criticized the Muslim Brotherhood and salafists. [‘Usāmah al-Mahdī and Mahmūd Ramzī, al-Misrī al-Yawm, July 18, p. 6] Read original text in Arabic
Representatives of Christian denominations and some Sufi Muslim leaders met several times to discuss ways to promote moderate ideologies in the society, disseminate the culture of acceptance of others and advance the rule of law, lawyer Amīr Ramzī revealed. [Ahmad al-Sa’dāwī, al-Shurūq al-Jadīd,...
Presidential candidate Ahmad Shafīq, former prime minister, lashed out at his rival Muhammad Mursī, candidate of the Freedom and Justice Party (FJP) at a a press conference. Shafīq said that he would save Egypt from chaos and religious ideologies, upholding the civil character of the state based on...
Text presented for the European-Arab Dialogue Conference at Crete, April 14-16, 2011. In the past 50 years millions of migrants from southern Mediterranean countries have entered Europe. Of course Europe has witnessed migration gulfs earlier but this one was the first with so many people coming...
A primary accusation against the Muslim Brotherhood is that it is two-faced in its politics. Within Arab contexts the organization, it is said, promotes a radical Islamist agenda, yet when addressing Western audiences its discourse becomes more moderate. A comprehensive answer to this charge is not...
This is the very question many people are asking about the Muslim Brotherhood following the Egyptian Revolution of January 25, 2011. While the world was enthralled by a peaceful youth movement to overthrow a corrupt regime, many feared then, and more fear now, that the aftermath will result in...
A group of Coptic movements decided to join Sufīs in the Million-Man protest in Tahrir square on August 12, 2011 to call for a civil state and to respond to the recent Million Man protest by salafī and Islamic movements who called for applying Islamic Shari'ah.

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