Posts Tagged “Islamism”

Militant soccer fans claim responsibility for Cairo bombing

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Militant soccer fans claim responsibility for Cairo bombing

By James M. Dorsey A shadowy group of militant soccer fans that has largely lied low since it participated in mass anti-government protests in 2013 that led to the military overthrow of Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi has claimed responsibility for a car bomb near a Cairo security building that injured at least six policemen. Whether…

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Egypt slides from Democracy into oppression

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Egypt slides from Democracy into oppression

Since the Arab Spring crashed into Cairo’s Tahrir Square in 2011, Egypt has been on a roller coaster. Once the cornerstone of secularism in a world of growing religious extremism, Egypt could use some excesses to protect itself from the Islamic extremists. But in recent years, Egypt has not been discretionary in how it deals…

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Technology will theme Art Forums in Kuwait and Dubai

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Technology will theme Art Forums in Kuwait and Dubai

Art Dubai announces Global Art Forum 2015 2015 Global Art Forum takes on the theme of technologies, and their impact on the world of art, culture and beyond. 50 local and international contributors participate in the ninth edition, codirected by Turi Munthe and Sultan Sooud Al Qassemi, with Shumon Basar as Director-at-Large The Global Art Forum begins, for…

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Minnesota Settlement clears way for Muslim prayer center

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Minnesota Settlement clears way for Muslim prayer center

The Minnesota chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-MN) today welcomed a federal agreement over the rejection of the planned Abu Huraira Islamic Center in St. Anthony Village, Minn. CAIR: St. Anthony Islamic Center Squabble Ends in Settlement “This settlement sends a clear message that there are consequences to denying people their constitutionally-protected rights,”…

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Ray of Hope from Tunis, despite criticism

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Ray of Hope from Tunis, despite criticism

Ray of Hope from Tunis, despite criticism By Abdennour Toumi Tunisian parliamentary election put an end to the Islamists rhetorical course and reset the secularists theoretical discourse. There is worthy of comment due to the repeated and disappointing coverage by Western and Arab media alike. Such “twisting” of the news continues as Western media persists…

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Leader: Tunisian National Unity is more important than Sharia, Jihad

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Leader: Tunisian National Unity is more important than Sharia, Jihad

Leader: Tunisian National Unity is more important than Islamic law, Jihad. By: Ali Younes Speaking to Sheikh Farid al Baji on the eve of the Parliamentary elections in Tunisia due to take place this coming Sunday was full of surprises. Al Baji, 46, who spoke to me at his office in the Tunisian capital, Tunis,…

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