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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 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.
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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.
The banned Muslim Brotherhood is still using the slogan "Islam is the solution," although religious slogans are now forbidden under the latest constitutional amendments.
The Turkish Parliament approved a draft law that allows women to wear the hijāb at Turkish universities. While advocates of the law consider it a step forward, opponents believe that it is a threat to the secular nature of the Turkish republic.
The Western world is distinguished with a very important advantage, represented in the ability to find alternatives when their plans fail to achieve their aims. Western countries, however, suffer a fatal defect when it comes to other societies as they believe what yield benefits to the West should...
The author discusses the different challenges Turkey is facing with its pursuit of European membership.
The article deals with the shift in US policy from their rejection of dialogue with Islamists to their welcoming them in power, as a way to guarantee that American interests in the area remain intact.
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The author ascribes the unprecedented success of Hamās in the recent parliamentary elections to several factors, most notably its Islamic thrust.
In this interview, renowned intellectual and philosopher Murād Wahbā expresses his belief that Hamās has two alternatives; either to succeed in destroying Israel or to change its policy and accept negotiations with Israel. He says that the existance of a strong secular movement is the solution to...
The scenes of the national unity iftār [fast-breaking meal during the holy Muslim month of Ramadān] and the shaykh of the Azhar sitting next to the pope on official occasions no longer reflect the new reality.
Many decisions taken later by the Erdogan government were incompatible with the U.S. interests as Washington found out that Erdogan and his party were stuck to their conservative Islamic popular platform whenever the need arises.
‘Abd al-Mun‘im Sa‘īd examines the success of the Turkish experiment, considered by moderate Muslims to be a model for democratic Islam.
The Turkish government pulled back the draft law criminalizing adultery and penalizing adulterers with prison. Turkish media outlets, feminine organizations and a number of government officials launched a fierce campaign to drop the proposal. It seems that political and media pressures managed to...

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