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Ikhwanscope is an independent Muslim Progressive and moderate non-profit site, concentrating mainly on the ideology of the Muslim Brotherhood. Ikhwanscope is concerned with all articles published relating to any movements which follow the school of thought of the Muslim Brotherhood worldwide.

Islamic Movements and the Use of Violence:

Islamic Movements and the Use of Violence:

Despite recent academic and popular focus on violent transnational Islamic terrorist networks,there is a multiplicity of Islamic movements. This multiplicity presents scholars with two puzzles.

Assessing the Islamist mainstream in Egypt and Malaysia

Assessing the Islamist mainstream in Egypt and Malaysia

International networks of Islamic ‘terrorism’ have served as themost popular explanation to describe the phenomenon of political Islam sincethe 11 September attacks.

Mahmoud Ezzat in a comprehensive interview with Al Jazeera's Ahmed Mansur

Mahmoud Ezzat in a comprehensive interview with Al Jazeera’s Ahmed Mansur

Dr. Mahmoud Ezzat, Secretary-General of the Muslim Brotherhood, in a comprehensive interview with Al Jazeera’s Ahmed Mansour ascertained that the Muslim Brotherhood’s elections for Chairman scheduled to be held in the upcoming period by members of the Guidance Bureau is open to everyone who wishes to submit his nomination

Dissenting Brothers

Dissenting Brothers

Founded in 1928, the Muslim Brotherhood (MB) has never experienced a leadership crisis as serious as that which erupted two weeks ago.

Syrian Muslim Brothers and the Syrian-Iranian Relationship.

Syrian Muslim Brothers and the Syrian-Iranian Relationship.

The ‘Alawis of Syria are part of the Shi’a stream; this has led to an alliance with Iran, the center of Shi’ite Islam.

Spoilt ballots

Spoilt ballots

Moderate Islamists have remained committed to democracy, Marc Lynch writes, but attempts to frustrate their participation can only end badly.

The Internet and Islamist Politics in Jordan, Morocco and Egypt.

The Internet and Islamist Politics in Jordan, Morocco and Egypt.

Islamist political organizations have made their presence known through sophisticated websites detailing their political platforms, relevant news stories, and religiously oriented material discussing their theological views

Islamic Movements in the Middle East: Egypt as a case study

Islamic Movements in the Middle East: Egypt as a case study

The Islamic challenge remains a central issue within the ongoing debate on the nature of Middle East politics. As the main opposition to government policies, the Islamic movements enjoy widespread popularity, especially among the lower echelons of those populations —people who are economically or politically alienated.

The Muslim Brotherhood in the United States

The Muslim Brotherhood in the United States

The current U.S. Brotherhood leadership has attempted to deny this history, both claiming that it is not accurate and at the same time that saying that it represents an older form of thought inside the Brotherhood.

The Muslim Brotherhood: Hasan al-Hudaybi and Ideology

The Muslim Brotherhood: Hasan al-Hudaybi and Ideology

Hasan Ismail al-Hudaybi led the Society of the Muslim Brotherhood during a time of crisis and dissolution. Succeeding Hasan al-Banna’, who was the founder and first leader of the organisation, al-Hudaybi was to be its head for more than twenty years. During his leadership he faced severe criticism from fellow Brothers.

Goldstone Report On Israel's War On Gaza

Goldstone Report On Israel’s War On Gaza

On 3 April 2009, the President of the Human Rights Council established the United Nations Fact Finding Mission on the Gaza Conflict with the mandate “to investigate all violations of international human rights law and international humanitarian law that might have been committed at any time in the context of the military operations that were conducted in Gaza

The 500 Most influential muslims

The 500 Most influential muslims

We have strived to highlight people who are influential as Muslims, that is, people whose influence is derived from their practice of Islam or from the fact that they are Muslim.

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