Howeidi Reveals Treachery Behind Independent Newspapers’ Anti-Brotherhood Campaign

A revealing look behind the scene, inside Egyptian privately-owned newspapers that have been intensifying their war against the Brotherhood since Mubarak’s ouster.

Civil Disobedience, Causes and Implications of Failure

Activists called for civil disobedience to coincide with the first anniversary of the Egyptian revolution, with a number of youth figures and movements announcing that civil disobedience is the only

Esposito, Al-Ahram: The Real Questions for Egypt

In an interview with Ezzat Ibrahim, John L. Esposito*, a leading American scholar of Islamic affairs, examines the aftermath of the upheavals of the Arab Spring and the rise of

Assad’s regime of torture

As the fists and boots and sticks pummelled his body and bloodied his face, the college student screamed out what he thought his interrogators wanted to hear: The name of

‘It is a shame for America to be afraid of Islam’

Banned for years under President Hosni Mubarak, the Muslim Brotherhood now functions openly in Egypt and is expected to win a sizable bloc of seats in the upcoming parliamentary elections.

Sufis and Salafis Unappeased

During a conference held by the Muslim Brotherhood in Beheira in a bid for reconciliation between the Sufis and Salafis both failed to see eye to eye regarding the destruction

Foreign Office Visits MB in Alexandria

A delegation from the British Foreign Office, headed by Consul General Marie-Louise Archer, on Thursday visited the headquarters of the Muslim Brotherhood's administrative office in Alexandria.

MB to Sponsor Reconciliation between Egypt’s Salafis and Sufis

Muslim Brotherhood (MB) Shura Council member Mohamed Gamal Heshmat has revealed the group's intention to broker a reconciliation between the Salafists and the Sufis in order to avoid problems in

Good Muslim, Bad Muslim

Literature produced during the colonial era, especially by orientalist scholars, depicted Muslims in a binary manner. 'Good' Muslims were those who either collaborated with the colonial enterprise or accepted the