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The Trial of the Muslim Brotherhood

The result of the trial is likely to entrench the polarization between Egyptians for some time to come.

Salafis try their hand at religious politics

Since the downfall of the Muslim Brotherhood in Egypt, Salafism has been struggling to maintain its image as a sacred ideology.

5 faith facts on religion in Syria

Women chant anti-government slogans during a demonstration in Idlib in northern Syria. (Rodrigo Abd — AP) Syria has been embroiled … Continued

Will U.S. action in Syria hasten the extinction of Christianity in the Middle East?

SANA/Via EPA — A undated handout picture shows a church in the Maaloula village, northeast of Damascus, Syria. Fighters from … Continued

Too many Pharaohs: Why the Egyptian revolution failed

Pyramids Mycerinus, Chephren and Cheops at Giza with Cairo suburbs in background, Giza, Egypt, Africa (Anders Blomqvist/) Two years ago, … Continued

Democracy minus freedom equals tyranny

Opponents of Morsi pray in Tahrir Square in Cairo. Anti-Morsi protesters have set up camp in the square, the site … Continued

From Cairo, with faith in God

Opponents of Morsi pray in Tahrir Square in Cairo. Anti-Morsi protesters have set up camp in the square, the site … Continued

Critiquing Morsi’s Egypt

EPA An Egyptian supporter of President Mohamed Morsi holds a copy of the Koran next to posters bearing Morsi’s photo … Continued

Omnipotence needs no defense and other obvious theological truths

GIANLUIGI GUERCIA AFP/GETTY IMAGES Egyptian protesters demonstrate outside of the presidential palace in Cairo on Dec. 4, 2012, against President … Continued

A conversation with OIC secretary general

AP Protesters chant anti-government slogans during a rally in Tahrir Square in Cairo, Egypt on Oct. 19, 2012. Several thousand … Continued

What Islamists and nontheists have in common

Apparently, it’s not only politics that make strange bedfellows, but religion (and the struggle against it) which does as well. … Continued

Sept. 11, 2001: Eleven years later, American Muslims are victims

AP Flags set on display by students at Norwich University in Northfield Vt. are seen on the upper parade ground … Continued

What is a fatwa? Who can give one?

Amr Nabil AP Thousands of supporters raise a poster of Egypt’s Islamist President Mohammed Morsi as they celebrate in Tahrir … Continued

Keith Ellison on John McCain defending Huma Abedin: ‘I was proud to see him do it’

ASSOCIATED PRESS Rep. Keith Ellison, D-Minn., one of only two Muslim’s in Congress, testifies before the House Homeland Security Committee … Continued

Combating Islamophobia: At long last, a sense of decency

AP FILE – In this March 28, 2012 file photo, Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz. listens during a news conference on … Continued

John Bryson Chane: Interfaith work remains important to protect religious minorities

AFP/GETTY IMAGES Egyptian Coptic Christians demonstrate outside the state radio and television building in central Cairo on March 8, 2011, … Continued

Dr. Morsi and the women

Uncredited AP In this image released by the Egyptian President, Egyptian Field Marshal Gen. Hussein Tantawi, left, presents the “shield … Continued

Counter Islamists and Islam: The new religious opposition

AMR ABDALLAH DALSH REUTERS A girl walks past a Muslim Brotherhood slogan “Islam is the solution” near a polling station … Continued

Religion and politics in Syria

Many politicians and journalists are fearful of the future which can be facing the religious minorities in Syria following the … Continued

Revolution could mean the Muslim Brotherhood’s conversion from Islamism

Western policymakers are concerned about the rise of the Muslim Brotherhood in Egypt and elsewhere. But this could mean the … Continued