Muslim attitudes towards terrorism
There is wide range of Muslim attitudes towards terrorism, ranging from vocal opposition, to support, to participation.
National, political and religious variations highlight stark differences and...
Nations cut ties with Qatar, complicate US terror fight
Rich Edson reports from the State Department
By The Numbers - The Untold Story of Muslim Opinions & Demographics
By the Numbers is an honest and open discussion about Muslim opinions and demographics. Narrated by Raheel Raza, president of Muslims Facing Tomorrow, this s...
French Muslims join mourners to condemn Paris attacks at the Place de la République
As crowds continued to gather at the Place de la République last night, laying flowers and lighting candles in memory of the dead, a group French Muslims held up banners and started to chant. 'Unite a...
Islamism
Islamism (Islam and -ism) or political Islam (Arabic: الإسلام السياسي‎ Islām siyāsī; or الإسلامية al-Islāmīyah) is a set of ideologies holding that "Islam should guide social and political a...
Islamism - Wikipedia
Algerian Civil War
The Algerian Civil War was an armed conflict between the Algerian government and various Islamist rebel groups which began in 1991. Total casualties have yet to be accurately counted but it is estimat...
Algerian Civil War - Wikipedia
Grand Mosque Seizure
The Grand Mosque seizure occurred during November and December 1979 when extremist insurgents calling for the overthrow of the House of Saud took over Al-Masjid al-Haram in Mecca, Saudi Arabia, durin...
Criticism of Islamism
Criticism of Islamism concerns critique of those beliefs or notions ascribed to Islamism or Islamist movements. Such criticisms focus on (among other issues) the role of Islam in legislation, the rela...
Political aspects of Islam
Political aspects of Islam are derived from the Qur'an, the Sunna (the sayings and living habits of Muhammad), Muslim history, and elements of political movements outside Islam.Traditional political c...
Ma'alim fi al-Tariq
Ma'alim fi al-Tariq, also Ma'alim fi'l-tareeq, (Arabic: معالم في الطريق) or Milestones, first published in 1964, is a short (12 chapters, 160 pages) book by Egyptian Islamist author Sayyid Qutb in whi...
Ma'alim fi al-Tariq - Wikipedia
Sayyid Qutb
Sayyid Qutb (/ˈkuːtəb/ or /ˈkʌtəb/; [ˈsæjjed ˈʔotˤb], [ˈsæjjɪd ˈqʊtˤb]; Arabic: سيد قطب‎ Sayyid Quṭb; also spelled Said, Syed, Seyyid, Sayid, Sayed, Koteb, Qutub, Kotb, Kutb; 9 October 1906&...
Sayyid Qutb - Wikipedia
Londonistan (term)
Londonistan is a pejorative sobriquet in use by parts of the media referring to the British capital of London and the British Government's tolerance of the presence of various Islamic groups in Londo...
National Islamic Front
The National Islamic Front (Arabic: الجبهة الإسلامية القومية‎; transliterated: al-Jabhah al-Islamiyah al-Qawmiyah) is the Islamist political organization founded and led by Dr. Hassan al-Tur...
Six-Day War
The Six-Day War (Hebrew: מלחמת ששת הימים, Milhemet Sheshet Ha Yamim; Arabic: النكسة, an-Naksah, "The Setback" or حرب ۱۹٦۷, Ḥarb 1967, "War of 1967"), also known as the June War, 1967 Arab–Israeli War,...
Six-Day War - Wikipedia
Muslim Brotherhood
The Society of the Muslim Brothers (Arabic: جماعة الإخوان المسلمين‎), shortened to the Muslim Brotherhood (الإخوان المسلمون al-Ikhwān al-Muslimūn), is a transnational Islamist organization w...
Muslim Brotherhood - Wikipedia
Qutbism
Qutbism (also called Kotebism, Qutbiyya, or Qutbiyyah) is an Islamist ideology developed by late Sayyid Qutb, a Muslim, and figurehead of the Muslim Brotherhood (he was executed in 1966).It has been d...
List of Algerian massacres of the 1990s
During the Algerian Civil War of the 1990s, many massacres occurred. The Armed Islamic Group (GIA) claimed responsibility for many of them, while for others no group has claimed responsibility. In add...
List of Algerian massacres of the 1990s - Wikipedia
Taliban
The Taliban (Pashto: طالبان‎ ṭālibān "students"), alternately spelled Taleban, is an Islamic fundamentalist political movement in Afghanistan. It spread throughout Afghanistan and formed a g...
Taliban - Wikipedia
Hizb ut-Tahrir
Hizb ut-Tahrir (Arabic: حزب التحرير‎ Ḥizb at-Taḥrīr; Party of Liberation) is an international pan-Islamic political organisation. They are commonly associated with the goal of all Muslim cou...
Hizb ut-Tahrir - Wikipedia
History of fundamentalist Islam in Iran
The history of Islamic Principlism in Iran covers the history of Islamic revivalism and the rise of political Islam in modern Iran. Today, there are basically three types of Islam in Iran: traditional...
History of fundamentalist Islam in Iran - Wikipedia
Iranian Revolution
The Iranian Revolution (also known as the Islamic Revolution or the 1979 Revolution; Persian: انقلاب اسلامی, Enghelābe Eslāmi or انقلاب بیست و دو بهمن) refers to events involving the overthrow of the ...
Iranian Revolution - Wikipedia
Abul Ala Maududi
Abul Ala Maududi (Urdu: ابو الاعلی مودودی‎ Bengali: আবুল আ'লা মওদুদী – alternative spellings of last name Maudoodi, Mawdudi, also known as Shaykh al-Hadith Maududi), ((1903-09-25)25 Sept...
Abul Ala Maududi - Wikipedia
Islamic revival
Islamic revival (Arabic: التجديد الإسلامي‎ aẗ-ẗajdid l-ʾIslāmiyyah, also Arabic: الصحوة الإسلامية‎ aṣ-Ṣaḥwah l-ʾIslāmiyyah, "Islamic awakening") refers to a return to the pure fund...
Islamic terrorism
Islamic terrorism comprises terrorist acts by groups or individuals who use Islamic and Islamist motivations or goals for their actions. Islamic terrorists have relied on interpretations of the tenet...
Islam and modernity
Islam and modernity is a topic of discussion in contemporary sociology of religion. The history of Islam chronicles different interpretations and approaches. Modernity is a complex and multidimensiona...
Guardianship of the Islamic Jurists
Guardianship of the Jurist or Providence of the Jurist (Arabic: ولاية الفقيه, Wilayat al Faqih) is a post-Age-of-Occultation theory in Shia Islam which holds that Islam gives a faqīh (Islamic jurist) ...