Articles tagged with: Muslim Brotherhood

Ibrahim Gharayaba
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on : Monday, 31 Mar, 2014

Keeping a Low Profile

Caution has been the preeminent feature of the Jordanian Muslim Brotherhood’s response to Saudi Arabia’s announcement that it had classified the organization a terrorist group. Perhaps they are gambling on there being opportunities to reconcile or alter the situation in the future. Maybe they don’t think the announcement is actually about them, but is instead mainly about the Brotherhood in Egypt. Thus far, the Jordanian government has said it will not follow Saudi Arabia’s example b...

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The Majalla: The Leading Arab Magazine
on : Tuesday, 25 Mar, 2014

Egypt begins second mass trial of Brotherhood supporters

London and Cairo, Asharq Al-Awsat— Egyptian authorities have put an additional 683 members of the Muslim Brotherhood, including Supreme Guide Mohamed Badie, on trial on Tuesday, a day after 528 Brotherhood members were sentenced to death. While not all the charges have been clear, many of the 683 defendants will be charged with murder or attempted murder, as well as membership of a terrorist organization. Egypt designated the Brotherhood a terrorist organization in December, claiming it...

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Ahmed Kadry
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on : Sunday, 9 Feb, 2014

An Insecure Roadmap

The transitional roadmap is already plotting Egypt’s course, but in the mean time a perpetual cycle of violence is throwing obstacles in its path. The heightened insecurity h...

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The Majalla: The Leading Arab Magazine
on : Wednesday, 5 Feb, 2014

Mursi trial postponed again

London, Asharq Al-Awsat—Cairo’s Criminal Court on Wednesday adjourned the trial of former Egyptian President Mohamed Mursi until March 1 on charges of inciting the killing o...

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Sophie Anmuth
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on : Sunday, 26 Jan, 2014

Police Day or Protest Day?

On the third anniversary of Egypt’s January 25 revolution in 2011, people from across the political spectrum claim that they alone represent its legacy, but all had different...

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Alex Walsh
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on : Friday, 3 Jan, 2014

Banishing the Brotherhood

The past two weeks have seen an intense escalation of violence and political tension in Egypt, with three bomb attacks in major urban centers, and the designation of the Muslim...

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Youssef Cherif
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on : Thursday, 26 Dec, 2013

The Muslim Brotherhood versus Ennahda

Today, there is an understanding that if a significant change occurs in Tunisia, the same will follow in Egypt. Yet the recent political history of the two countries is quite d...

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Alex Walsh
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on : Monday, 2 Dec, 2013

Two Roads for the Egyptian Brotherhood

The Egyptian Muslim Brotherhood is in a rut. Languishing in illegality with its funds frozen, it faces entrenched hostility from both the army-backed interim government and its...

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Malik Al-Abdeh
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on : Monday, 2 Dec, 2013

Syria’s Brotherhood: Doomed to Repeat the Past

In Istanbul last month, the Syrian branch of the Muslim Brotherhood launched a new political party known by its Arabic name, Waad (“Promise”). It will be led by Mohamed Wal...

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Political Editor: The Majalla
on : Thursday, 21 Nov, 2013

Egypt: Brotherhood students attempt to storm Al-Azhar

Cairo, Asharq Al-Awsat—Egypt’s security forces dispersed a demonstration by students affiliated with the Muslim Brotherhood who attempted to storm the Al-Azhar institute in s...

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