Religious Extremism

  • Mourning for Former Egyptian Leader Shows Reach of MB

    June 19, 2019

    Government leaders in Turkey and Qatar, plus members of Hamas, issued statements of mourning regarding the death of Egypt’s Muslim Brotherhood (MB) leader Mohammed Morsi, calling him a “martyr who lost his life while fighting for his cause” and indicating MB’s transnational reach.

  • Turkey’s President Slams Jerusalem as Israel’s Capital

    June 17, 2019

    At a summit meeting of the Conference on Interaction and Confidence Building Measures in Asia, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan condemned the recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital.

  • Decades of Islamism Have Imperiled Iran’s Financial Sector

    June 17, 2019

    Four decades of Islamist politics under Iran’s theocratic regime, which has seconded policy reform to the priority of exporting and financing the Islamic revolution, have pushed the country’s banking and finance system to the brink of implosion.

  • CAIR Wins Pressure Campaign Against “Islamophobic” Speaker

    June 17, 2019

    The Philadelphia chapter of the Washington-based Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) succeeded in its campaign to pressure the US Army War College to cancel an invited speaker whose book CAIR characterized as Islamophobic and racist because of its historical analysis of jihadist expansion.

  • CAIR Pressures US College to Disinvite Chronicler of Islamic History

    June 12, 2019

    The Council on American Islamic Relations (CAIR) is pressuring the leadership of the US Army War College to disinvite author Raymond Ibrahim from delivering a lecture on its campus, condemning his book, which chronicles the military history of Islam’s expansion into the West, as Islamophobic.

  • Competing Islamist Groups Converge Against US Peace Plan

    June 12, 2019

    Competing extremist groups in the Islamist ecosystem of the Near East are converging in a united front of opposition to the anticipated announcement of a US peace plan for resolution of the longstanding Israeli-Palestinian conflict.

  • Islamism Helps Explain Uncertainty in US-Saudi Relationship

    June 12, 2019

    The current unprecedented uncertainty in the strategic partnership between the US and Saudi Arabia owes a great deal to the influence of Islamism in the theocratic kingdom’s aggressive pursuit of Sunni sectarian hegemony against Iran in foreign policy adventures across the Mideast and disregard for international human rights norms.

  • Saudi Arabia Sponsors Global Ramadan Training Program for Imams

    June 10, 2019

    Saudi Arabia’s Ministry of Islamic Affairs has concluded a worldwide Ramadan program to train Islamic clerics called imams, with funding from the Wahhabi theocratic regime sponsoring learning by 70 imams in 35 countries about “messages of moderation and enlightenment” during the Muslim holy month of Ramadan.

  • Iran’s Police Close Restaurants for Violating Islamic Morality Code

    June 10, 2019

    Police in Iran’s Islamic theocracy underscored the regime’s close watch over “cultural crimes and social and moral corruption” by closing down more than 500 restaurants and cafes during the past 10 days for violations of the country’s Islamic morality code.

  • Egyptian Intellectuals Debate Islamic Principles on Wife Beating

    June 10, 2019

    Leading Muslim intellectuals and imams in Egypt are engaged in an escalating public debate over whether Islamic principles permit wife beating by husbands, provoked by inconsistent statements by the chief imam of Al-Azhar University, considered an authoritative source on Islamic theology for Muslims worldwide.

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