Muslim Brotherhood

Muslim Brotherhood In London Urges PM Not To Bow To Foreign Pressure

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 03.04.2014 | UK

The Muslim Brotherhood has come out swinging against an investigation into their activities in the UK, engaging a top QC and warning Britain has bowed...

New Saudi Arabian Laws Define Atheists As Terrorists

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 02.04.2014 | UK

Atheists are being defined as terrorists under a raft of new Saudi Arabian laws, a report from Human Rights Watch states. The new laws are accompa...

Investigation Into London 'Office' Of Muslim Brotherhood

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 01.04.2014 | UK

The Muslim's Brotherhood's operations in London will be probed by investigators, following allegations that leaders plotted their response to event in...

Journalists Start Viral Campaign To Free Al Jazeera Reporters In Egypt

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 04.02.2014 | UK

Journalists have been tweeting their solidarity over the imprisonment of Al Jazeera journalists, as dozens protested against the incarceration outside...

Look Who's Backing Egypt's Military Rulers

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 30.01.2014 | UK

Tony Blair has thrown his weight behind Egypt's government, despite it being blamed for a bloody crackdown on dissidents. Journalists have been imp...

Jordan Is Not the Next Arab State to Fall

Nehad Ismail | Posted 29.03.2014 | UK
Nehad Ismail

Jordan has survived the toughest of times in the last three years enduring the stresses and strains of the regional upheavals and wars. A number of prominent commentators predicted that Jordan looked vulnerable and ready to be swept away by the Arab Spring Tsunami. More than three years later, Jordan remains a haven of stability and common sense in a mad region

Egypt's Three Years on the Misery-Go-Round

Neil Durkin | Posted 28.03.2014 | UK Politics
Neil Durkin

The heady days of Egypt's "Arab Spring" are now a distant memory (indeed I always doubted that Egypt's revolution would very easily shake off decades of authoritarianism). Now, nothwithstanding the wishful thinking of the Egyptian tourist industry, the future looks bleak for Egypt.

The Egyptian Brotherhood Speaks: Morsi Is the New Mandela

Tam Hussein | Posted 23.03.2014 | UK Politics
Tam Hussein

Dr. Abdel Mawgud Dardery enters the café in Cricklewood wrapped up in a Manchester United scarf, with the Rabaa badge prominently pinned on his jacket. Dardery has become a nomad wandering from country to country unable to return to Egypt after his party, the Muslim Brotherhood was designated a terrorist organisation by Sisi's military junta...

2010-2013: Three Years in the Lifetime of a MENA Region

Dr Harry Hagopian | Posted 27.02.2014 | UK Politics
Dr Harry Hagopian

It is already three years since the uprisings started in the Middle East North Africa (MENA) region. A street vendor in Tunisia eventually got fed up...

Egypt Arrests Three Al Jazeera Journalists

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 30.12.2013 | UK

Egyptian police have arrested a team of journalists at the Cairo bureau of Al-Jazeera English, including former BBC correspondent Peter Greste and AJ'...

Egypt Car Bomb Kills 14, As Muslim Brotherhood Branded 'Terrorists'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK

Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood has been branded a terror group by the country's prime minister after a car bomb killed at least 14 people, ripping through...

A Brotherhood Vision for Syria: Interview With the Former Leader of the Syrian Muslim Brotherhood

Tam Hussein | Posted 01.02.2014 | UK Politics
Tam Hussein

Despite the brutality of the Syrian civil war, the Muslim Brotherhood has again become one of the main players on the ground, after years operating underground. I spoke with Ali Sadreddine Al-Bayanouni, the leader of the Syrian Muslim Brotherhood from 1996 to 2010.

WATCH: Muslim Brotherhood Supporters Storm University Lecture On Egypt

The Huffington Post UK | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 15.11.2013 | UK Universities & Education

Protesters supporting the Muslim Brotherhood stormed a lecture at a London university as a guest speaker delivered a talk on the challenges faced by E...

Egypt's Epidemic of Nonsense

Patrick Keddie | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK
Patrick Keddie

Egypt is a great country for conspiracy theories - the nuttier, the better. In relation to penises, animals or the national football team, talk of agents and conspiracies are amusing and, although genuinely believed by some, are widely shared as a joke. But when they are used to shut down debate or demonise groups of people they become more sinister and even deadly.

Egyptians Divided and Struggling as They Celebrate Eid al Adha

Patrick Keddie | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Politics
Patrick Keddie

A jolt of excitement ran through the house as it was announced that the butcher Ahmad Najjar had arrived. Ahmad was in the El Azba area of Barat, a village on the West Bank of Luxor, Egypt, to slaughter a sheep for twenty-two year old Mohammed Sakkar's family on Eid al-Adha, one of the most important Muslim festivals of the year...

Egypt's Anti-Christian Sectarianism Is Another Sign Its Revolution Is a Battered Wreck

Neil Durkin | Posted 10.12.2013 | UK Politics
Neil Durkin

A new Amnesty report paints a bleak picture of Muslim mobs smashing their way into Coptic Christian churches in Upper Egypt this August. The attackers, sometimes hundreds strong, beat up worshippers and church staff, stripped out all the valuables (right down to air conditioning units and electric cables) and then burnt buildings to the ground.

Egyptian Protesters 'Shot In Head And Chest'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 07.10.2013 | UK

Dozens of Egypt's protesters have reportedly been killed by targeted shots to the head and chest, as the death toll from the country's latest civil st...

Muslim Brotherhood Denies It Is Moving HQ To London

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 26.09.2013 | UK

The Muslim Brotherhood has denied multiple media reports that it is moving the bulk of its operations to London, after a Cairo court banned the activi...

Is Hosni Mubarak's Release a Good Thing?

Nash Riggins | Posted 20.10.2013 | UK Politics
Nash Riggins

Even as the last discernible voices of reason start to abandon ship, Egypt's liberal secularists have yet to openly condemn their new government. Perhaps the imminent release of Hosni Mubarak will open their eyes.

Curb Your Brotherhood

Nimrod Kamer | Posted 18.10.2013 | UK Politics
Nimrod Kamer

I've discovered breath-choking similarity between a Curb Your Enthusiasm poster and the front page of an Egyptian magazine titled Voice of the Nation,...

Hosni Mubarak To Be Freed 'In 48 Hours'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 19.08.2013 | UK

The deposed former President of Egypt Hosni Mubarak could be released from prison imminently, cleared of corruption, engulfing the country in a new cr...

Reading From The Script?

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Tom Moseley | Posted 18.08.2013 | UK

British tourists still flocking to Egypt Security forces clear mosque after siege William Hague has condemned Egypt's authorities for a lethal c...

Egyptian Forces Move Against Mosque Protesters

PA/ The Huffington Post UK | Posted 17.08.2013 | UK

Egyptian security forces have reportedly cleared a mosque in Cairo inside which Muslim Brotherhood supporters were barricaded. According to the BB...

British Tourists Still Travelling To Egypt

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 17.08.2013 | UK

British tourists are still flocking to Egypt for sunshine breaks - as hundreds of people are killed in violent clashes in the capital. As fighting ...

'We Are Surrounded'

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 17.08.2013 | UK

Egypt's 'day of rage' Hundreds of people - including four Irish citizens - are trapped in a mosque in Cairo as Egypt prepares for further violence....