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Background: ʿAmru al-Miṣrī is an Egyptian journalist who works for the Middle East News Agency (MENA), the official Egyptian news agency. He was the agency’s correspondent in Ankara between 2013 and 2016. He arrived in Cairo a week before this interview (17.07.2016) that was conducted two days...
The Muslim Brotherhood has warned Turkish Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan that his country should not seek to dominate the Middle East, despite his widely praised call for democracy in the Arab world. Erdogan was given a more reserved reception by officials of the Muslim Brotherhood, whose old...
The various members of Turkey’s political scene are still fiercely debating the issue of the ban on headscarves in public institutions. Recently the high court ruled that the constitutional amendment that was passed in February allowing women to wear the headscarves in universities is null. The...
Iqbāl Barakah criticizes the 1997 ban on the hijāb in Turkish universities, showing that it also violated rights of sectarianism.
In light of the recent decision by the Turkish Parliament to allow women to wear the hijāb at universities, a Turkish women discusses her family’s role in Ataturk’s nation building project and the changing attitudes in Turkey nowadays.
The article talks about the current contest between Islamists and secularists of Turkey over a recent constitutional amendment that has aimed at the removal of the ban on wearing the hijāb in universities.
Waḥīd Ḥāmid compares the Islamic Justice and Development Party [AKP] in Turkey, which has reached power, and the Muslim Brotherhood group in Egypt. He believes that the Turkish party has managed to attain power by concerning themselves with the real problems of people, unlike Islamists in Egypt...
The authors discuss the establishment of a new “Union for Freedom” party. Muntas...
The article discusses the political failure of the banned Muslim Brotherhood that tends to raise less important issues merely to gain media fame rather than any real political presence in society.

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