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Three years ago, on February 27, 2013, we interviewed Aḥmad Ashūsh in our office. These were the days of President Muhammad Mursī and we then made efforts to understand the motivations of the different people involved various Islamists movements. Aḥmad Ashūsh was arrested in October 2013 for the...
Thousands of young people from Western countries have gone to Syria during recent years to fight under the black flag of what Prof. Schleifer calls “the most brutal and threateningly successful jihadist group, calling itself the Islamic State.” The British Tony Blair Foundation recently published a...
Arab-West relations have been one of the most controversial relationships in the international arena for decades.
The fight against IS must also be fought in ideological terms. Egyptian Sheikh Dr. Muhammad Salah, who speaks the language of Salafi Muslims, is eager to play a role in this effort. This is the background of my contribution to the Op Ed page in Trouw.  
  The Egyptian Interior Minister, Habīb al-‘Adlī, confirmed that Al-Qā ̓eda has no presence in Egypt as an organization, although he conceded that it is possible that the organization has followers in Egypt. Upon being asked whether or not there have been Egyptians recruited by al-Qaeda, al-‘Adālī...
Christianity in the Arab World was flourishing in relative terms prior to the First World War and consequent break-up of the Ottoman Empire.
Al-Qā’idah splinter group, the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS), which occupied large tracts of land in both nations, has announced on June 29, 2014, the establishment of an "Islamic caliphate" and called for Islamic factions in various parts of the world to pledge allegiance. A statement by...
[First published on May 17, 2014 on the website of the Institute of Middle East Studies (IMES) in Lebanon. Republished with the permission of the author and IMES in Arab-West Report]
On May 16, 2013, Arab-West Report was able to interview a former security advisor for the government in North Sinai, who preferred to stay anonymous. A general in the army, his posting began in 2005 and lasted until November, 2012, when he resigned in disagreement with the Mursī administration for...

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