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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...
Arab-West Report, April 1, 2011Title: Interview with Ibrāhīm al-Huḍaybī (former member of the Muslim Brotherhood and political activist) about the current situation in Egypt Authors: Drs. Cornelis Hulsman, Arndt Emmerich and Judit Kuschnitzki Introduction of Ibrāhīm  al-Huḍaybī: I am Ibrāhīm al-...
 The article talks about he source of finance that helps salafists to spread their ideologies in Egypt. One of the Muftīs of the Gulf countries admits that the "Commision for the Promotion of Virtue and Prevention of Vices" spent 25 Billion dollars during the past 25 years to help spreading...
After the incident of burning shrines in several governorates, al-Tāhir al-Hāshmī, Deputy of the Higher Council of the Āl al-Bayt [Shiite organization in Egypt], commented on the Muslim Brotherhood's role in mediating between sūfīs and Shiites as well as between salafists.  
The author writes that when she heard that a three-story building in ‘Umrāniyyah had been converted into a mosque, she asked her newspaper editor if he would confirm this, which he did by sending a reporter there. She comments on the strange timing and speed of converting this unfinished building...
    CIDT Intern Vanessa Panaligan analyzes the role and effectiveness of a new breed of religious authority--the Islamic telepreacher....  
Sūfīs in Alexandria were surprised by the blatant attacks by the Ministry of Awqāf (Religious Endowments) on their shrines and mosques. The attacks included the devastation of shrines and replacing the mosques marble pillars with concrete ones, in addition to stealing the contents of a number of...
Sara Hassan goes undercover in the woman’s circle of Regent’s Park Mosque in London and discovers some shockingly extremist and Saudi ideology advocating killing homosexuals, adulterers, and apostolics, and separation from mainstream society, particularly for women. This is even more shocking...
The following provides the transcript of an interview with Dr. Hālah Mustafá in which she discusses current affairs in Egypt and the recent character attacks she has had to endure.
Lotus Qīwān interviews ‘Adlī Abādīr, the godfather of Christians abroad.

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