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Gamal al-Banna leaves behind a legacy of controversial views on Islam

In his home office in Bab al-Shaariya, the late Gamal al-Banna always had his door open to curious guests seeking...

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A Salafi way out?

After almost two months of ultimate solidarity with the Muslim Brotherhood, the Salafi Nour Party turned against its Islamist peers...

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Imaginary secrets: Kharabawy’s work about the Brothers has more conspiracies than truths

With the thrilling title “The Secret of the Temple,” a dissident from the Muslim Brotherhood has shaken the book market...

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Salafi bloc faces challenges of electoral support

As the countdown for the legislative poll begins, uncertainty looms over the chances of the nascent Salafi alliance, consisting of...

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Al-Azhar’s support for the constitution is not surprising, given its history

In his book “Al-Azhar: the Sheikh and the Mosque,” Helmy al Namnam writes: “The Grand Sheikh of Al-Azhar ascended the...

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One expert's thorough examination of the Brotherhood

A submission to Salafi thought, wishy-washy attitudes vis-à-vis social protests, the adoption of a rural culture. With these three inflammatory...

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Brotherhood's politics may mean short term gains and long term losses

Experts on Islamist movements and democratization have long held that Islamist groups, if they are allowed to engage freely in...

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The chilling Brothers

Despite massive opposition to their rule, the Muslim Brothers are still confident the ballot box can reinstate their dominance and...

Noha El-Hennawy Noha El-Hennawy 7 years ago

The constitutional crisis: Morsy's chances and impasses

As violence continues between the president’s backers and detractors on the street and the rift deepens between Islamist and secular...

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Accusations fly as faction moves to restrict Journalists Syndicate membership

Once again, the Journalists Syndicate is wracked by internal feuds. The leaking of a draft bill with amendments to the...

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Hawks and doves: FJP election signals conservative trend

Amid loud applause and cheers, Saad al-Katatny’s victory in the presidential election for the Muslim Brotherhood’s Freedom and Justice Party ...

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The judicial thorn: Islamists fight tough battle for the judiciary

Just a few hours after judges heard about President Mohamed Morsy’s decision to dismiss the public prosecutor, they were able...

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Democracy from within: FJP elections and the influence of the Brotherhood

Amid skepticism over the genuineness of the poll, the Muslim Brotherhood’s political wing is set to hold its first open...

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Sheikhs and the ballot box: Internal rifts emerge within Salafi Nour Party

Once again Salafis are making headlines, not with incendiary statements, but because of internal rivalries that may threaten their most...

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