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Contemporary Arab Affairs (2016) 9 (3): 351–364.
Published: 01 July 2016
...Ahmed Zaghloul Shalata This article examines the trajectory of the group called the ‘Salafist Call’ in Alexandria ( al-Da‘wah al-Salafiyyah ) and its political party, the ‘Nour Party’ ( Hizb al-Nur ). It discusses the group's formation, its intellectual and legal concepts and positions, its move...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs (2018) 11 (1-2): 111–126.
Published: 01 March 2018
... political expansion in parliament. The Brotherhood entered into a coalition with other Islamist parties including two Salafist parties, forming an Islamist bloc, but their experience ended with their removal from power and significant changes in the structure of the Brotherhood. Based on the political...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs (2018) 11 (1-2): 127–137.
Published: 01 March 2018
... in negotiations. The Salafi movement is a social movement born out of the womb of society and its crises. It then adopted the same society, which has been muddling in the ignorance of religion and worldly dichotomies, as a target for change. This study attributes the growth in the number of Salafist...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs (2013) 6 (3): 376–403.
Published: 01 July 2013
... relationship has been degenerating into mutual suspicion. Right now there are three main variants of religious stratification in Saudi Arabia vis-à-vis the state: the traditional Salafists who back the rulers come what may – the government is gradually reducing their prerogatives; and the opposition, which in...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs (2016) 9 (3): 365–382.
Published: 01 July 2016
... their relations with the state and their relations among themselves? This research seeks to answer the following questions: How is it that religious and sectarian tolerance came to predominate in Tatarstan but regressed in Chechnya and Dagestan? Why have relations between Sufis and Salafists been...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs (2015) 8 (2): 239–251.
Published: 01 April 2015
... Arab world in the wake of the spread of fundamentalist Salafist thinking in recent years, created popular perceptibility for the Islamists, who turned out to be either without programmes and experience or extremists with anti-democratic beliefs and a penchant for terror and violence. In addition, there...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs (2014) 7 (3): 398–420.
Published: 01 July 2014
... this article – the Muslim Brotherhood and Salafist Islam – is bleak and does not augur well for its promising future. It is likely to be the same for other Arab countries. * Email: tawfiq_alsaif@hotmail.com and talsaif2@gmail.com † This paper was originally presented at a symposium on...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs (2009) 2 (1): 143–161.
Published: 01 January 2009
... Initiatives); as well as the major Lebanese salafist movements. © 2009 The Centre for Arab Unity Studies 2009 Sunni Islamist movements Lebanese Sunni movements al-Jamāﺀah al-Islāmīyah (the Islamic Group) Jabhat al-ﺀAmal al-Islāmī (the Islamic Action Front) Ḥarakat al-Tawḥīd al-Islāmī (the Islamic...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs (2020) 13 (1): 23–45.
Published: 01 March 2020
... government. In July 2012, the first elections were held, where the country’s Islamist factions, its MB and Salafist organizations, did very well, in comparison with the preceding election years. Soon after, they attempted to form an alliance with certain independents, who had won a sizable number of seats...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs (2019) 12 (4): 156–164.
Published: 01 December 2019
...: an anthropological reading in the often-overlooked Wahhabi calligraphy in Morocco”; the theoretical and methodological foundations of the Wahhabi call, and its presence in Morocco since the eighteenth century. Based on the issue of Sharia law in the Salafist Wahhabi current as a new and different...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs (2019) 12 (4): 3–16.
Published: 01 December 2019
...-Faqih,” in some Gulf countries including Kuwait, Bahrain, and Saudi Arabia, and, to a very lesser extent, in the rest of the region. As a result, a backlash has initiated a mobilization of Sunni political groups, particularly the Muslim Brotherhood (Al-Ikhwan) and Salafist groups, with the region...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs (2019) 12 (4): 83–103.
Published: 01 December 2019
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Contemporary Arab Affairs (2019) 12 (2): 53–80.
Published: 02 June 2019
... .” Contemporary Arab Affairs 11 ( 4 ): 83 – 110 . Matheson, C . 1987 . “ Weber and the Classification of Forms of Legitimacy .” British Journal of Sociology 38 ( 2 ): 199 – 215 . Mawla, Saouad al- . 2016 . Salafism and New Salafists: From Afghanistan to Lebanon . Jdeidit al-Matin : Dar...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs (2019) 12 (1): 75–90.
Published: 01 March 2019
... Construction Party, Salafist sectors, and some Amazigh tribes. The National Salvation Government, formed from the GNC’s blocs and currently led by Prime Minister Khalifa al-Ghawil, no longer controls any important institutions and its forces were expelled from Tripoli in spring 2017. The vast majority of the...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs (2019) 12 (1): 125–138.
Published: 01 March 2019
... between the federal government and its states, which in turn will raise the security crisis in the country given the emergence of Salafist armed movements such as the Harakat al-Shabaab al-Mujahideen. This opens the doors for external interventions under the pretense of containing security unrest in the...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs (2019) 12 (1): 91–106.
Published: 01 March 2019
... and 3 January 2007, Operation Soliman raided a cell of armed Salafists and signaled a decisive victory against domestic terrorism ( Bourgou 2015 ). Since the 2010–11 uprisings, Tunisia has become a target of terrorist attacks, carried out by local and regional terrorists and has exported thousands of...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs (2019) 12 (1): 107–124.
Published: 01 March 2019
... freedom on security grounds, etc. There have been allegations of torture of Salafist activists. The involvement in the “rendition network” of secret detention centers developed by the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) under the George W. Bush administration has been revealed ( Priest 2005 ). Although some...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs (2018) 11 (1-2): 91–109.
Published: 01 March 2018
...-Salafist camp. Islamists reacted by initiating a war in 2014 through their Libya Dawn alliance, which sought to control the country. The HoR was instrumental in galvanizing support for Operation Dignity, which claimed to be liberating the country from Islamist extremism. This new phase of the struggle has...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs (2018) 11 (1-2): 63–89.
Published: 01 March 2018
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Contemporary Arab Affairs (2017) 10 (4): 623–626.
Published: 01 October 2017
..., showing that they did not pass through the Salafist mosques and, thus, there is an individual understanding of Islam, which later prompted their radicalism. Burgat criticizes his colleague Roy, stating that he did not take into account the implications of the hegemonic relations between the North and...