On the contrary, according to Emirati decision-makers, the Muslim Brotherhood-inspired organizations that adopt political Islam constitute a direct threat to the survival of the Gulf ruling families.
Islamabad has said the border crossing will be used only for the transportation of food and other goods, the Afghan government has accused Pakistan of backing the Taliban, an accusation that invites the Indian government to imagine future teams of violent jihadists flowing across Pakistan into India and Kashmir.
And while such bans are usually couched in neutral terms, they are often directed against Muslims, raising the fear that they will entrench Islamophobia.
wars in the Middle East and Afghanistan were meant to fight and uproot terror, how is it possible that, in June 2014, an erstwhile unknown group calling itself the ‘Islamic State’ (IS), managed to flourish, occupy and usurp massive swathes of Iraqi and Syrian territories and resource under the watchful eye of the U.
It is widely believed that the Taliban do not encompass elections in their restricted Islamic manifesto.
Read: “How Did We Get Here?” Facing the Political Histories of Islamophobia and Anti-Arab Racism in CanadaIn today’s political discourse, the term sovereignty has become associated with the modern nation-state, where a central sovereign political body practices, at least in theory, supreme authority over a specified land and people.
Last month, Uttar Pradesh police arrested Umar Guatam, a Muslim convert who became an Iman, after accusing him of forcibly converting 1,000 Hindus, despite not a single individual alleging forced conversion in his 35 years of practicing Islam.
Lebanon, Iran and Sudan are all suffering from a lack of energy sources, but these are merely underlying causes of…
We Cannot Use Victimhood to Justify Victimizing Others: An Interview with Alice Rothchild on Facing the Israeli Racism in Palestine
I am also a child of the sixties, so I was in college during the Vietnam war when I began to learn about colonialism, racism, and Islamophobia.
And so, even though the new government coalition has been applauded as inclusive because it includes an Arab Islamic party, there should be no expectation that it will serve the needs of the Palestinians who are citizens of Israel.
Turkey is a prominent and influential Muslim country in the Greater Middle East, a NATO member, and a notable constituent of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC).
Just as Ethiopia mobilized its mufti's to give religious legitimacy to its position, Egypt's Al Azhar, one of the Muslim world’s most prestigious institutions, has also sprang into action sharply condemning Ethiopia’s policy with an argument also couched in Islamic terms.
To End the Civil War in Yemen, the Local Dimension is the Key: An Interview with Maysaa Shuja al-Deen
What do you mean? During the civil war in 1994, some Islamist groups in the south fought for the government in the north against the socialist party in the south, who were defeated at that time.
Mohsen Rezaei, a former leader of the Islamic Revolutionary Guards and the current secretary of the Expediency Council, Abdolnaser Hemmati, former head of Iran’s Central Bank under Rouhani, and Amir Hossein Ghazizadeh Hashemi, a conservative politician, became Raisi’s rivals.
A country with a solid defense industry and military capacity like Israel struggles to stand firm and unharmed against a small-scale military organization like Hamas or Islamic Jihad.
Read: EU Member States Seek to Strengthen Ties with the New Libyan GovernmentThere was intense competition between Islamist and more secular parties.
0 that has revived hopes for millions of people around the world who want to see Jerusalem saved from expanded occupation? On paper, the most vocal and aggressive Palestinian resistance groups, inside Palestinian territories, are Hamas and the Islamic Jihad.
But is this the case? Since the signing of the Oslo Accords, many sectors of Palestinian society, including Muslims and Christians, Islamists and secularists and, notably, socialists, resisted the unwarranted political ‘compromises’ undertaken by their leadership, which they perceived to be a betrayal of Palestinians’ basic rights.
RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat gave voice to this sentiment when he said in 2016, “Israel was attacked by surrounding Islamic countries on five occasions, but the Israeli people repulsed their aggressions and extended their boundaries due to strong resolve to save motherland.