Egypt

Egyptian judge’s remark on Qatar sparks fury

Peninsula On-line 17 January 2014

DOHA: The GCC states have denounced a call by a prominent Egyptian judge made to the Egyptian army to send troops to Qatar to arrest Egyptian (Muslim Brotherhood?) activists

 

85% in Muslim countries support the headscarf

World Bulletin 15 January 2014

The findings of a study surveying the opinions on women’s dress in seven predominantly Muslim countries has found that an astonishing 84.6% agree that women should wear the

 

Egypt holds vote on new constitution after bomb

Times of Malta 15 January 2014

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Turkey serving as rear base for jihadists

Islam Versus Europe 13 January 2014

In the ranks of the Islamic state, Yassine came across combatants of all nationalities. "Gulf countries, Yemen, Egypt, the Maghreb, Great Britain, France, Belgium… Lots of

 

African Migrants

the Dry Bones Blog 10 January 2014
By Yaakov Kirschen

The waves of Africans doing anything to get into Europe, desperate to find a higher standard of living then in their own countries are also hitting Israel. They were refugees when they got to Egypt. Then they left Egypt in search of a way into the only country in the region with European standards, both economic and humanitarian. So now it's our problem, and whatever we do, somehow the Media will show us to be the bad guys.

 

To declare the Muslim Brothers terrorists is meaningless

Jerusalem Post 10 January 2014
By AHMED ABDEL-RAHEEM

The Egyptian authorities miss two things: they tend not to understand how messaging works, or the difference between systemic causation and direct causation. Recently, only

 

How people in Muslim countries prefer women to dress in public

Pew Research Center 9 January 2014
By Jacob Poushter

An important issue in the Muslim world is how women should dress in public. A recent survey from the University of Michigan’s Institute for Social Research conducted in seven Muslim-majority countries (Tunisia, Egypt, Iraq, Lebanon, Pakistan, Saudi Arabia and Turkey), finds that most people prefer that a woman completely cover her hair, but not necessarily her face. Only in Turkey and Lebanon do more than one-in-four think it is appropriate for a woman to not cover her head at all in public.

 

Egypt TV cleric in Qatar urges referendum boycott

St. Louis Post Dispatch 9 January 2014
By AYA BATRAWY

A famous pro-Muslim Brotherhood TV cleric based in Qatar issued a religious edict Tuesday saying it is forbidden to vote in Egypt's constitutional referendum because it gives

 

Egypt summons Qatar envoy amid row over Brotherhood

The Daily Star 8 January 2014

CAIRO: Egypt's foreign ministry said it summoned Qatar's ambassador on Saturday to protest Doha's criticism of the military-installed government's crackdown on the Muslim

 

Backgrounder: The Muslim Brotherhood

Honest Reporting 7 January 2014

As Egyptian ex-president Muhammed Morsi sits in jail, the Egyptian armed forces appear to have "broken the back” of the Muslim Brotherhood. Egyptian security forces have killed

 

Egypt's Christians celebrate Christmas amid tight security

Jihad Watch 7 January 2014

CAIRO – Millions of Egyptian Christians thronged churches across this mainly Muslim nation for Christmas Mass, held Monday amid unusually tight security but with congregations

 

Video: The Watchman Show: 2013 in Review

CBN News 6 January 2014
By Erick Stakelbeck

On this week's edition of The Watchman, we take a look back at some of the major events that shaped 2013: from the Iran nuclear crisis to Syria, Egypt, Al Qaeda, the Muslim Brotherhood, gathering threats against Israel and more.

 

The Muslim Brotherhood: Wolf not even in sheep’s clothing

The Jerusalem Post 6 January 2014
By ZVI MAZEL

The West continues to fail to understand the nature of Muslim Brotherhood: to impose Shari’a by all means, if necessary by violence The Muslim Brotherhood’s avowed

 

Al Jazeera faces criticism in Egypt over its coverage of Muslim Brotherhood

The Washington Post 6 January 2014
By Paul Farhi

Ever since the military’s ouster of Egyptian president Mohamed Morsi in July, Al Jazeera, the pioneering Arab-language news broadcaster, hasn’t shrunk from calling his removal

 

Islamist killing in the name of Allah

Redress Information and Analysis 6 January 2014
By Nureddin Sabir

People in the West, from laypersons to academics, journalists and politicians, tend not to associate Islamists with slick public relations or credit them with the ability to

 

Arab spring yields to Muslim winter

The Age 6 January 2014
By Paul Sheehan

In France, more than 1000 cars were torched across the country on New Year's Eve. It has become a tradition. As usual, the French media omitted to say most of the damage is

 

Egypt Cracks Down on Muslim Brotherhood

Townhall Finance 6 January 2014

Egypt: An Egyptian court convicted 139 supporters of ousted President Mursi on charges ranging from rioting to sabotage and sentenced each to two-year prison

 

Esman: Women are "Biggest Losers" in Arab Spring

The Investigate Project on Terrorism 19 December 2013
By Abigail R. Esman

The Arab Spring, with the rising tide of hope for democracy and change it ushered in, has turned to autumn. For women it has become an Arab Winter, dark and cold and growing

 

Morsi Faces Terrorism Charges in Egypt

Egypt’s deposed President Mohammed Morsi is to stand trial on charges including conspiring with foreign organizations to commit terrorist acts. Morsi was also accused on

 

Taxi driver killed by lynch mob after running over pro-Morsi protester

Ahram Online 17 December 2013

Supporters of the Muslim Brotherhood killed a taxi driver by slitting his throat after he ran over a female protester on Monday in Egypt's Nile Delta governorate of

 
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