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How should we assess the endless stream of media reports and images that we are exposed to daily? On July 2, 2018, Matthew Sparks (M.A., Georgetown University) facilitated an important and evocative discussion of this question and introduced Arab-West Report, the massive electronic database...
The Swedish website “Nordic Monitor“, found out that one of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s advisors supported the Egyptian Islamic Jihād, a group that the United Nations Security Council included in its list of groups connected with al-Qāʿidah. During the 90s the presidential advisor,...
On Wednesday, Egyptian authorities carried out the execution of terrorist Hishām ʿAshmāwī after he was convicted of committing several terror-related crimes among them being targeting prominent figures and civilians and carrying out the bombings of several security facilities.
The Observatory for Monitoring for Takfiri Fatwas and Extremist Ideologies in Dār al-Iftāʾ confirmed that Turkey plans to turn Libya into a new stronghold for ISIS. The observatory also stated that the Muslim Brotherhood in Tunisia and Libya works hard to move ISIS fighters from Syria and Iraq to...
An official declaration about the White House’s will of labelling the Muslim Brotherhood as a foreign terrorist organization has raised widespread fear and criticism both in the US and in the international arena. On Tuesday, Sarah Sanders, the Presidential Press Secretary, said that Donald Trump...
Russian intern Yana Kabirova interned with the Center for Arab-West Understanding between December 10 and December 31, 2018. Her chief interest was in extremism in the Muslim world and thus we introduced her to Professor Abdallah Schleifer, a prominent Middle East expert, chief editor of The Muslim...
Summary: The Arab-European Forum for Dialogue and Human Rights, a rights group based in Geneva, has filed a complaint with the Complaint Processing Committee of the OHCHR in Geneva against Qatar because of its “support for and funding of terrorist groups.” The organization filed the complaint...
During an interview on eXtra News, Ḥussayn ʿAbd al-Rāḍi, a researcher at the Egyptian Center for Strategic Studies, alleged that states in the region, namely the regimes in Qatar and Turkey, have invested in various terrorist organizations out of economic and self-interest, going on to argue that...
Shimrit Meir, an Israeli Orientalist said that "American efforts to declare the Muslim Brotherhood as a terrorist organization require us to always remember that this group is the grandfather and grandmother of al-Qāʿidah and ISIS. It is an organization that gave birth to Muḥammad Mursī, the...

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