Articles tagged with: Muslim Brotherhood

The Majalla: The Leading Arab Magazine
on : Monday, 12 May, 2014

Egyptian soldier killed in Sinai clashes with extremists

Cairo, Asharq Al-Awsat—An Egyptian soldier was killed and another injured in clashes in Sinai on Sunday, a day after Egyptian authorities charged 200 alleged members of a militant group with terrorist offenses. According to Egyptian state TV, a military operation took place at Sheikh Zuweid in North Sinai. Eyewitnesses said the operation began after armed men took up positions on top of a water tank and fired shots at a passing security patrol, which returned fire. The incident promp...

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Emma Pearson and Katie Welsford
on : Friday, 9 May, 2014

Falling Out of Favor

As Friday prayers conclude outside the Al-Husseini mosque in downtown Amman, a small protest kicks off in the road. Men get up from their prayer mats—mainly improvised from flattened cardboard boxes—and begin to crowd around the nucleus of the event, where a Jordanian flag is being waved. Going about the crowd, some speak freely about the issues at stake and say it is a protest organized by the country’s Muslim Brotherhood; others just shrug and keep their distance. “I don’...

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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....

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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 Tuesd...

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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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