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Egyptian Salafi MP Recites Call to Prayer in Parliamentary Meeting

come from the ultraconservative Salafi movement that follows a strict interpretation of Islam ... A Salafi member of the Egyptian parliament was ordered ... to prayer, while ministers were in session. Salafi member of the Egyptian ...

Editor's Choice - 08/02/2012 - 08:58 - comment 0

Muslim Brotherhood tries to allay fears about election results

"main stream" Islam, pointing out to the need to distinguish between them and the Salafis .Based ... "main stream" Islam, pointing out to the need to distinguish between them and the Salafis .Based ... "main stream" Islam Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood, who according ...

05/12/2011 - 21:53 - comment 0

Salafobia rears its bearded head in Egypt

It is not particularly striking that Salafis raised the conventional Islamic slogans (Islamyyia, Islamyyia) asserting ... Islamists, particularly Salafis, from the new political scene in Egypt. Last Friday’s mass demonstration in Tahrir Square, which was led by Islamist groups and dominated by Salafis, has proven how intolerant ...

Editor's Choice - 03/08/2011 - 13:01 - comment 0

Muslim Brotherhood's National Alliance calls to end Egypt's political stalemate with initiative

claimed. While Jama'a al-Islamiya, Islamic Jihad and the Salafi Watan Party are showing more ... The Muslim Brotherhood affiliated National Alliance ... Brotherhood-led National Alliance in Support of Legitimacy has proposed a new initiative to resolve ...

27/10/2013 - 07:48 - comment 0

Unofficial results: Muslim Brotherhood leading in Egypt parliamentary elections

more hard-line Islamic groups and from a liberal-secular alliance, the AP quoted sources as saying ... elections. However, it was facing strong competition in many provinces both from more hard-line Islamic groups and from a liberal-secular alliance, the AP quoted sources as saying on Wednesday. ...

03/12/2011 - 13:12 - comment 0

Tunisia government reports 'dismantling' of Salafi plot

dismantled a plot by Salafi Muslims to "slice up" the nation into three Islamic emirates, according ... that would slice the nation into three Islamic emirates. Tunisia's interior minister Lotfi Ben Jeddou reported Wednesday that the government dismantled a plot by Salafi Muslims ...

25/09/2013 - 20:24 - comment 0

Back to the Future: The Many Faces of Salafi Islam

Salafi Islam is a disparate, ill-defined notion which describes many millions of puritanical Muslims, ... The Salafis are a very broad, amorphous grouping of Muslims who believe that the only way ... form of Islam which had little or no foreign innovations ("bid'a"). For most of history, ...

Slideshow - 15/07/2011 - 10:31 - comments 2

New rebel Islamic alliance wants Syria's future to be democratic and Islamic

A newly formed rebel alliance said Tuesday it wants Syria to be an “Islamic state,” but insisted ... that democracy and religion are compatible so long as Islamic law is respected. The newly formed alliance ... headlines, Syria) A newly formed rebel alliance said Tuesday it wants Syria to be an “Islamic state,” ...

27/11/2013 - 08:35 - comment 0

Salafi bible-burner assaults journalists who 'provoked' him in interview

reporters were arrested following an altercation with the Salafi founder of Al-Umma Channel . The reporters claim they were assaulted by the channel owner, Abu Islam. The reporters were interviewing Abu Islam about a Bible burning lawsuit pending against him . According to an activist, Ahmed Douma, Abu ...

Editor's Choice - 11/10/2012 - 11:03 - comment 0

Egyptians demand an end to ties with Iran and 'Shia Islam'

Salafi protestors take to the streets of the capital ... forces on Friday. The Salafi protestors clashed with the Central Security Forces protecting the house ... teargas canisters to the crowd of Salafi protesters who responded by throwing back rocks. The clashes ...

05/04/2013 - 17:53 - comment 0