Future of political Islam: Lessons from Turkey, Egypt 31 January 2014
By Wael Nawara

Most Islamist political parties in the Middle East initially emerged as movements calling to apply Sharia and restore the caliphate state. By successfully incorporating


The world's most ancient Christian communities are being destroyed — and no one cares

The Week 31 January 2014
By Michael Brendan Dougherty

Like many Coptic Christians in Egypt, Ayman Nabil Labib had a tattoo of the cross on his wrist. And like 17-year-old men everywhere, he could be assertive about his identity. But in 2011, after Egypt's revolution, that kind of assertiveness could mean trouble.


Two British Al-Jazeera journalists face terror trial in Egypt 30 January 2014
By Nadine Marroushi

Two Britons are among a group of 20 journalists working for Al-Jazeera facing criminal trial in Egypt on charges of aiding or joining a terrorist organisation – the latest


Cairo: Muslims Attack Coptic Orthodox Church. One Dead. 30 January 2014

A group of armed men yesterday afternoon attacked the Coptic Orthodox Church of the Virgin Mary in the "October 6? district of the governorate of Giza. Police responded to


Twenty-Six Molotov Cocktail Bombs Discovered Next to A Church in Egypt 30 January 2014
By Corey Bailey

The first month of 2014 has seen numerous "attacks” on churches and Christians in Egypt. Witnesses and sources in Egypt reported to International Christian Concern (ICC), that


Hatred, violence and the sad demise of Yusuf Al Qaradawi

The National 29 January 2014
by Hassan Hassan

Suicide bombing is one of the greatest threats facing Muslim societies today. Hundreds, if not thousands, of civilians are killed every year in suicide bombings


Video: EGYPT: Deposed president Mohamed Morsi throws a hissy fit in jail

Bare Naked Islam 29 January 2014

As judges convene for the trial of Mohamed Morsi on murder and corruption charges, Morsi starts howling like a mad dog in a cage.


Qatar-based cleric campaigns for Mursi

Gulf News 29 January 2014

Doha: A controversial Qatar-based Muslim cleric called on Saudi Arabia to stop backing Egypt’s military-dominated authorities, accusing them of using Saudi money to kill


As Egypt’s president, El-Sisi shoulders huge security challenges: Muslim Brothers, Sinai terror, Gaza, water

DEBKA 28 January 2014

Egypt’s Defense Minister and virtual strongman Gen. Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi had three options after the new constitutional referendum was out of the way. Should he run as


The Sick Middle East

Family Security Matters 27 January 2014

The recent fall of Fallujah, Iraq, to an Al-Qaeda-linked group provides an unwelcome reminder of the American resources and lives devoted in 2004 to 2007 to control the city -


Qatar-Owned Al Jazeera Calls for Release of Journalists

The Clarion Project 24 January 2014
By Elliot Friedland

Al Jazeera have called for the release of their journalists who are imprisoned in Egypt. Do they real support press freedom? Press freedom in the Middle East allows room for improvement. Last year, the


Egypt will return $3bn to Qatar in 2014

Al Arabiya 23 January 2014

Egypt will return $3 billion that were invested in bonds to Qatar when the debt matures by the end of the year, a central bank source told Reuters on Thursday. "We will


Dubai retailer Al Futtaim to invest $2.3bn in Egypt

Daily News Egypt 23 January 2014

Reuters – Dubai retailer Majid Al Futtaim, which holds the Carrefour franchise in the Middle East, plans to invest about $2.3bn in Egypt in the next few years, its chief


Western Media Distort Egypt’s Constitutional Approval

Gates of Vienna 22 January 2014
By Ashraf Ramelah

Egyptians, passionate and elated, leap for joy in the aftermath of a major victory sealing the death of Morsi’s autocratic regime and his Muslim Brotherhood backers as Egypt’s


A New Constitution Spells Bright Future for Egypt's Christians

NEW YORK -- COPTIC Catholic Bishops in Egypt have hailed the result of the referendum on the country's new constitution, saying the document amounts to a crucial step towards


Qatar’s Activism Sparks a Backlash

Voice of America 22 January 2014
By Mohamed Elshinnawi

WASHINGTON — Over the past few years, Qatar, the tiny gas-and-oil rich emirate has emerged as a major regional political player, and globally as a media powerhouse by founding


Sex in the Arab world

ZeeNews 22 January 2014
By Ruchi Kumar

Jaipur: British author of Egyptian origin, Shereen el Feki, discusses sexuality in the Arab regions, India’s historical struggle for sexual freedoms and her controversial book


EGYPTIANS have sized up John Kerry for the two-faced liar that he is

Bare Naked Islam 21 January 2014

On the 3rd of November 2013, John Kerry visited Egypt, praised the Egyptian government and declared that Egypt is going on the right path to Democracy. While, On the 17th of

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