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Hany Ghoraba is an Egyptian writer, political and counter-terrorism analyst at Al Ahram Weekly, author of Egypt's Arab Spring: The Long and Winding Road to Democracy and a regular contributor to the BBC.

ARTICLES BY: Hany Ghoraba


March 26, 2019 8:47 am
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Islamists Notably Silent on Hamas’ Brutal Repression of Gaza Protests

Hamas continues to use force to quell a popular uprising in Gaza, as protests against the group's governance enter a third week. Protesters are constantly...

February 28, 2019 9:56 am
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Why Egypt Works to Curb Hamas’ Influence in Gaza

Egypt's relations with Hamas have always been turbulent. Hamas was formed in 1987 as a Palestinian offshoot of the Egyptian Muslim Brotherhood; Egypt considers the...

January 14, 2019 3:36 am
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Muslim Brotherhood Affiliate Suspected in Egyptian Tourist Bus Bombing

Egyptian officials suspect that a violent branch of the Muslim Brotherhood, called the Hasm (Arms of Egypt) Movement, is responsible for a December 28 terrorist...

October 10, 2018 10:49 am
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Rumors Stoke Islamist Attacks on Egyptian Copts

Islamists and jihadists in Egypt have targeted the Egyptian Coptic Christian minority for decades with bombings and mob attacks on Coptic churches, businesses, and homes....

September 5, 2018 9:44 am
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Islamists Smear Egyptian Actress for Removing Hijab

She was once one of Egypt's most popular actresses. Now, Hala Shiha has created an uproar by announcing that she no longer will wear a...

July 11, 2018 12:25 pm
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Egypt’s Islamist Televangelists Lose Clout

They once captured the hearts and minds of millions of Egyptians, but Islamist televangelists are losing popularity. They started to lose credibility during the June...

April 22, 2018 2:40 pm
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Ninety Years On, the Muslim Brotherhood Faces an Uncertain Future

The Muslim Brotherhood has managed to weather many storms over its nine decades of existence. Egyptian presidents Gamal Abdel Nasser, Anwar Sadat, and Hosni Mubarak...

March 23, 2018 9:24 am
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Southern Libya: Terrorism’s Next Frontier

ISIS' recent battleground defeats and its loss of most of the areas in Syria and Iraq that it once controlled have forced group leaders to find an...

March 1, 2018 9:34 am
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Islamists Threaten to Disrupt Egyptian Presidential Elections

Islamists have been attempting to disrupt the Egyptian political scene for decades -- often by infiltrating the political process or disrupting it through systematic negative propaganda...

February 15, 2018 4:36 pm
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Where’s the Outrage for Turkey’s Deadly Assault on the Kurds?

A full-fledged military assault on a predominantly Muslim community typically sparks a global wave of protests, condemnation, and sometimes calls by Islamist leaders for retaliation. This...

January 17, 2018 4:52 pm
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Why the Muslim Brotherhood Declared the US an Enemy State

In the first official statement of its kind, the Muslim Brotherhood announced last month that it now regards the United States as an enemy, following...

December 26, 2017 3:38 pm
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Ibrahim Munir, the Man Who Keeps the Muslim Brotherhood Alive

Among the lesser known, yet most influential leaders of the Muslim Brotherhood is the Egyptian-born British national Ahmed Ibrahim Munir Mustafa. Known simply as Ibrahim...

December 20, 2017 12:31 pm
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Countering Christmas Jihad

"Soon on your holidays" -- a sentence that would typically befit the celebrations of Christmas -- was recently turned into a terrifying threat, when posted  on an ISIS-related...

November 14, 2017 11:56 am
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Egyptian Islamist Uses New Jersey Base to Stoke Christian Hatred

Inciting sectarian strife against Egypt's Coptic Christians is not a novelty. Islamist propaganda targeting the Coptic Church, businesses and doctrine has thrived for decades --...

Culture

Jewish Rapper Kosha Dillz to Host Passover Seders at Coachella

Jewish rapper Kosha Dillz will host a number of Passover Seders during the second weekend of the Coachella music festival in...

Jewish Professor and Poet Discusses His New Book of Poetry

Baruch November is a professor of English at Touro College in Manhattan. His poems have appeared in The Forward, The...

‘Today’ Show Anchor Savannah Guthrie Takes Helicopter Tour of ‘Magical’ Israel

"Today" show co-anchor Savannah Guthrie recently took a helicopter tour...

Features

Israel’s Information War Is as Important as Its Military One

In recent months, the Israeli defense establishment has made increasing use of “information...

Next Israeli Government Could Soon Face New Iranian Terrorist Challenges

In Saturday's early hours, when the attention of most Israelis was focused on...

Bubbe’s Passover, Circa 2019: Feeding the Soul While Staying Healthy

JNS.org - Sweet gefilte fish with a dollop of eye-watering horseradish. Fluffy matzah...

World

US Envoy: Israeli-Palestinian Plan Will Not Include Land Transfer From Egyp...

US President Donald Trump's Middle East peace plan will not involve giving land from Egypt's Sinai Peninsula to the Palestinians,...

Israel

Netanyahu in Passover Greeting: Story of the Jewish People ‘Has No Pa...

Newly re-elected Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu issued a Passover greeting in a video published on social media on Friday,...

Middle East

Turkey Arrests Suspected Spies for UAE, Probing Khashoggi Link

Turkey has arrested two intelligence operatives who confessed to spying on Arab nationals for the United Arab Emirates, and it is probing whether the arrival in Turkey of one of...

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