Posts Tagged ‘ Muslim Brotherhood ’

Egypt and the ‘opportunistic’ intelligentsia

August 20, 2013
Irfan Chowdhury
Egypt and the ‘opportunistic’ intelligentsia

Growing up in a traditional Chittagonian family meant that, before the age of seven, I had finished the Quran, by virtue of attending a dawn madrassa
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Egypt’s unfinished revolution

July 7, 2013
Hasan Zillur Rahim
Egypt’s unfinished revolution

Good riddance. That seems to be the verdict of the majority of Egyptians at the fall of Mohamed Morsi, the first democratically-elected president of Egypt a year ago.
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The Muslim Brotherhood’s dangerous missteps

April 15, 2012
Ian Bremmer
The Muslim Brotherhood’s dangerous missteps

Egypt’s Muslim Brotherhood is well organized and popular. Its Freedom and Justice Party easily won a plurality of seats in the first post-Hosni Mubarak parliamentary elections, and the party is set to remain a dominant force in Egyptian politics for the foreseeable future.
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Pyramids, “idolatry” and the Salafis

January 27, 2012
Kayes Ahmed
Pyramids, “idolatry” and the Salafis

Back in the Middle Ages, AKA, 1987, I had my first glimpse of the pyramids. The pyramids of Giza took my breath away, literally. This was after I have been through the Valley of the Kings and the Luxor ruins and um, the lightshows! Nothing came close to the pyramids of Giza.
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