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France Law against Islamism

The French Cabinet recently presented a draft law that targets “Radical Islamism”. Key Features of the Proposed Law The law aims to envisage range of measures that includes school education reforms to make sure Muslim children do not drop out of school. It aims to provide strict controls on preachers and mosques. The law will ..

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Bangladesh bans Islamist outfit ‘Allar Dol’

The Government of Bangladesh has banned the Islamist outfit ‘Allar Dol’ because it poses threat to public safety and security. It is the 9th Islamist group to be banned for extremism and militancy in Bangladesh.The Allah’r Dol was formed in 1995 with the aim to establish Caliphate through armed struggle. In 2004, it merged with banned ..

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Ed Husain authors book “The House of Islam: A Global History”

The book “The House of Islam: A Global History” has been authored by Self-proclaimed former Islamist radical Ed Husain. It explores the intricacies of Islam and the inner psyche of the Muslim world. Through the book, he makes three suggestions to help heal the rancour in the Islamic world – create a Middle East union, ..

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Mohamed Morsy of Brotherhood triumphs in Egypt Presidential poll

Mohamed Morsy was announced Egypt’s first Islamist President after 1st elections in the country’s history. He defeated Hosni Mubarak’s regime’s last Prime  Minister Ahmed Shafiq with a close margin. Egypt’s last four Presidents over the last 6 decades were from the military. It is for the first time Egypt will be led by an Islamist ..

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Tunisia: Constituent Assembly election, 2011

On 23 October 2011, an election to the Constituent Assembly was held in Tunisia. The elections have been tagged as Tunisia’s first truly free elections, the culmination of a popular uprising that set off similar rebellions across the Middle East. The Tunisians voted a 217-seat assembly that will appoint a new government and then write ..

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