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Muḥammad al-Shāfi‘ī interviews Islamic radical thinker Shaykh cUmar Bakrī, who was deported from the U.K. due to his extremist stances against the West, about his activities in his new residence in Tripoli, Lebanon.
British Prime Minister Tony Blair said he is seeking to hold an international conference with terror-hit countries to explore the best ways of combating terrorism. He added that al-Qā‘ida and similar organizations have targeted 26 countries since 1993.
The British Home Secretary declared that the British government intends to enforce certain procedures to protect Muslims and to face terrorism in all its forms. He added that the government was examining draft laws stating that spreading racial hostility is considered to be a criminal act.
Al-Sharq al-Awsat interviews the Syrian “fundamentalist” ‘Umar Bakrī, who was deported from Britain.
A conference commemorating the first anniversary of the July 7 London bombings is to be held on June 25 in Birmingham, under the auspices of a number of Islamic organizations, including al-Ghurabā’ [The strangers] Movement.
Dr. Nasr Abu Zayd is upset about the media debate on Islam in the West. Abu Zayd rejects the view that Islam should be held responsible for extremist attacks. The political discourse as reflected in Western media did not mind its language. The media debate on Islam is getting more entrapped in the...
Muhammad al-Shāfiʿī mentions a number of definitions of ‘extremism’ from different perspectives.
Al-Muhajeroun [the immigrants], the most important Fundamentalist movement in Britain, will hold a number of Islamic conferences in the beginning of the year 2004. The leader of the movement, Omar Bakri, stated that the new conference entitled "In Confrontation with Former Fundamentalist Thought,"...
There is an inclination to freeze the activities of the Muhagereen [emigrants] fundamentalist movement in Britain due to pressures from the British government and the Muslim community. Islamists in London explained that these pressures are due a fatwa issued by the leader of the group. The fatwa...
The writer sheds light on the status of Muslim communities in the West before and after the events of September 11.


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