Other Opinions

Political Islam and Democracy, by German Foreign Minister Guido Westerwelle

In an opinion article, Foreign Minister Guido Westerwelle addresses the role of Islamic political parties in the changes underway in North Africa and the Arab world.

Basem Sabry-Egypt’s Liberals and the Elections- Ahram

While it is important to understand what advantages Islamists had in the elections, it is also important to understand where liberal and secular forces failed

The Muslim Brotherhood’s New Power In Egypt’s Parliament

The question of what Islamists want has acquired new urgency, thanks to Egypt's ongoing elections -- which appear poised to hand the Muslim Brotherhood's political party, Freedom and Justice (FJP),

Islam Hussein: Role of Religion in Liberal Society

*I would first like to thank the editors at Ikhwanweb for giving a liberal, not belonging to the Muslim Brotherhood, the opportunity to express a liberal view on an issue

Why the Muslim Brotherhood Are Egypt’s Best Democrats

After the fall of Saddam Hussein in 2003, many Western commentators were surprised by the ease with which Iraq's religious movements adapted to multiparty democracy.

Political expert: Opposition Party differences Must be Overcome

Addressing crowds in a symposium at the General Egypt Library in Damanhour, Beheira Amr al-Shobaki, an expert in the Ahram Centre for Political and strategic studies covered numerous issues.

Saad Eddin Ibrahim: MB Is Organized But Not Most Popular

Dr. Saad Eddin Ibrahim, Chairman of the Ibn Khaldun Center for Democratic Studies, described the Muslim Brotherhood as the most powerful and most organized group prepared to enter in the

AlGhad Party Leader: MB Sacrificed the Most to Bring about Reform

In a seminar held in Banha governorate, Dr Ayman Nour, founder of Al-Ghad Party and possible candidate for the presidency elections, warned of granting amnesty to the ousted President Mubarak,

El-Baradei: MB’s Great Role in the Signatures Campaign for the Revolution

Dr Mohamed El-Baradei, possible candidate for the presidency, revealed the role of the Muslim Brotherhood in the signature campaign which was distributed by the National Association for Change, in the

Dia Rashwan, Political Analyst: Arab Revolts against Tyranny Rid the World of Bin Laden

Dr. Dia Rashwan, political expert at Al-Ahram Centre for Political and Strategic Studies said that the defeat of al-Qaeda and the murder of Osama Bin Laden, was not the victory