Hussein Ibrahim: Egypt’s National Security and Sunni Doctrine Red Line

FJP leader Ibrahim assures doubters that Iranian Shiite tourists are no danger to Egypt or its people.

Egypt is not Iran: Why the revolution won’t turn Egypt into an Islamist state

There is a palpable fear in the West that the ousting of Hosni Mubarak will undermine regional stability and usher in a governing coalition that has Islamist tendencies.

Tariq Al-Bishry: Using MB as Scarecrow Is Over

Constitutional Amendments Committee Chairman Tarek el-Bishry said: "I think the Muslim Brotherhood's ideology is far from revolutionary Shiite ideology of Welayat-e faqih in Iran."

A Conversation with Sheikh Yusuf Al-Qaradawi

Riyadh, Asharq Al-Awsat- In an extensive interview with Asharq Al-Awsat, Sheikh Yusuf al-Qaradawi revealed that he turned down the post of "Muslim Brotherhood guide" on numerous occasions, preferring to remain

Iran eyes change in Egypt and Saudi Arabia very differently

If a foreign observer had been present in Tehran during the recent parliamentary elections in Egypt, he or she would have been surprised by the lack of enthusiasm displayed by

The Race for Primacy in the Middle East

The Middle East is about to change. No, the dysfunctional political systems are not about to become more free or fair or democratic. National economies are not going to improve

Muslim Brotherhood’s Opinion in a Newsletter: MP Demands HEC to Effectively Oversee the Polls

On November 3, the Higher Election Commission (HEC) officially announced that nominations are now open for the 2010 parliamentary elections, as it is a significant qualitative leap towards shaping Egypt's

Bahrain’s run off polls less intense then first round

Run off polls were held in Bahrain with two Sunni Islamist and a leftist alliance contesting the last 9 seats in parliament.

MB offshoot in Bahrain double’s up efforts in poll run off

Bahrain's first round of elections held on Saturday has resulted in Bahrain's main Shia opposition group securing 18 out of 40 seats in the country's parliamentary elections in what was

Sunni scholars commend Khomeini’s decree

Iran’s supreme leader Ayatollah 'Ali Khomeini issued a new fatwa on October 2 forbidding the defamation of the Prophet Muhammad's wife, or any other historic figurehead sacred to the Sunni