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The crisis in Libya has led to an increase in tension between Egypt and Turkey. The relationship between the two countries has been difficult ever since the Egyptian coup d’état in July 2013, except for the economic exchange between the countries which reached 5.3 billion USD. 
In this article, the author reflects on how Islamists at a recent summit in Kuala Lumpur are focusing their efforts around the concept of “thinking about the Muslim Nation” [al-tafkīr bil-umma].  The author discusses the dangers of such a policy as enacted in Sudan and highlights the contradictions...
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...
In an interview with the Turkish newspaper Ahval in the capital Ankara, Lorenzo Vidino, director of the George Washington University Cyber and Internal Security Program on Extremism, said the ruling Islamists of the Justice and Development Party in Turkey are linked to the Muslim Brotherhood.   ...
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...
The leader of Turkey’s opposition party, the Republican People’s Party (CHP), has called on Erdogan to renounce the Muslim Brotherhood, expel its fugitive elements and adopt a policy of reconciliation with Egypt.
The death of Muḥammad  Mursī, Egypt’s first elected president since the 2011 revolution, on June 17 sparked a wave of controversy and conflicting truths between human rights organizations and Egyptian media. Mursī died in court in Cairo where he was on trial facing charges of espionage.
Prime Minister, Dr. Hāzim Biblāwī, also denounced Erdoğan’s remarks regarding the Azhar Grand Shaykh.  Biblāwī said that religious symbols like Shaykh Tayyīb should not be insulted. The Shaykh is of great value to Egypt and the Arab and Muslim world and he is the head of the largest Islamic...
The three Coptic Churches have condemned Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdoğan’s insult of the Grand Shaykh of al-Azhar, Ahmad al-Tayyīb. Pope Tawadros II denounced Erdoğan’s insult. In a telephone conversation with the Grand Shaykh of al-Azhar on Tuesday, Pope Tawadros II said: “We denounce...

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