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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2012; 5168–85 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2011.621382
Published: 01 January 2012
... sparked by the intervention of the military to stop the 1992 elections in which the Islamic Salvation Front (FIS) was emerging victorious brought this issue to the forefront. Islamist organizations influenced by the exclusivist thought of Sayyid Quṭb such as the Armed Islamic Group (GIA) in particular...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2011; 43288–300 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2011.586504
Published: 01 July 2011
... experiences of the crucible in the wake of the abrogated 1992 elections – when the Islamic Salvation Front (FIS) had emerged victorious, the army which had paid a heavy price in casualties and damage to its reputation sought to distance itself from the political sphere. The author also makes the case that...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2019; 124121–140 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2019.12.4.121
Published: 01 December 2019
... the Chinese intellectual patriot Sun-Yat-Sen declared that the Chinese would never forget the assistance that their Muslim fellow countrymen rendered in the interest of order and liberty (73). Thus, what frightens the author most was the construction of a front of cooperation between the Muslim world...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2015; 84523–534 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2015.1077611
Published: 01 October 2015
... for current developments in Sudan were established. * Email: msharfi@hotmail.com © 2015 The Centre for Arab Unity Studies 2015 Sudan foreign policy ideology radicalism National Islamic Front (NIF) National Salvation Revolution (NSR) Sudan s radical foreign policy agenda in...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2015; 83379–397 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2015.1051377
Published: 01 July 2015
... last quarter-century that might have brought an Islamist opposition party into power in the Arab world were deliberately obstructed. In Algeria during the early 1990s, the military acted to prevent an electoral victory by the Islamic Salva- tion Front (FIS), resulting in civil war. More recently, when...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2014; 73380–397 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2014.932110
Published: 01 July 2014
... promoting the idea that the Revolutionary Front is in fact no more than a coalition aimed at eradicating the Arab element, and Arab culture and Islam, from Sudan. We also keep hearing the oft- repeated story about the fate of the Arabs in Zanzibar in the 1960s; such scare tactics could find their echo among...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2014; 7154–81 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2013.869991
Published: 01 January 2014
... view of Shar (the Law of God in Islam) regarding their temporal and afterlife interests’. Morocco has been no different from the rest of the Islamic world over the centuries, and now two distinct phenomena are apparent. First, the emergence of different groups, each with its own ideology and claims to...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2013; 63376–403 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2013.822721
Published: 01 July 2013
... ministries, the most important among which are the Justice, and the Religious Affairs (Awqaf) ministries, fol- lowed by various independent religious bodies. These include the Council for Enjoining Good and Forbidding Evil, the Muslim World League, the Inter- national Islamic Jurisprudence Forum, and the...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2012; 52330–342 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2012.672800
Published: 01 April 2012
... political reforms (Al-Safir, Beirut, 23 December 2011). Algeria . Algerian authorities adopted political procedures against the banned Islamic Salvation Front (FIS) affecting not only the Front s leaders, but also its supporters (Al-Sharq Al-Awsat, London, 30 January 2012). 342 Chronology ...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2012; 511–26 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2012.650007
Published: 01 January 2012
... have become abundantly familiar in all the news about the revolution of the Libyan people. Religion and politics Libya has been a Muslim community ever since the advent of Islam in North Africa. Islam became the religion of all its inhabitants. The vast majority of Libyans are Sunnis who adhere to the...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2011; 43301–321 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2011.586506
Published: 01 July 2011
... political activity in which he had once engaged had ceased to be a viable option. Con- fronting him were two choices and two only; to withdraw and remain silent or to join the armed groups in the mountains, he was inclined towards the first.37 However, the choice was no longer his, after Yaz d had called...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2010; 34551–562 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2010.522113
Published: 01 October 2010
... movements. The first, in North Sudan, was the Beja Congress, which was established in 1958 in the East of Sudan, followed by the Union of the Nuba Moun- tains (in the south Kordufan state) in early 1960s, and the Darfur Development Front. In the mid-1980s, the Nuba mountain rebels joined John Garang s...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2010; 317–20 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550910903454633
Published: 01 January 2010
... middle-class members do not present a united front against the regime. Indeed, such cleavages, reflected in recent expressions by the young, reveal that the term nation with its connotation of a shared past and a shared destiny is problematic in describing Saudi Arabia. As a result, the emergence...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2009; 23369–434 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550910903106084
Published: 01 July 2009
... the orientation had lost its track with al- adr s disappearance; the crossroads being reached with Nabih Birr[imacr ] s decision to joint the National Salvation Front at the Presidential palace in Ba abdah. Among the youth was a group that focused its attention primarily on Islamic encul- turation...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2009; 22214–228 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550910902854015
Published: 01 April 2009
... economic reforms. This pivotal development also took place within the context of growing acts of violence (by extremist Islamist groups) against the regime, and of the victory of the Salvation Front (FIS) in the 1992 ¯ h 216 H. al-Awadi Algerian elections. These factors, some of which were basic, while...