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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

September 15, 2021 11:36 am

Western Islamists and Afghanistan

The American withdrawal from Afghanistan and the Taliban's declaration of victory have inspired Islamists across the world. The Taliban announced its intent to enforce strict...

July 22, 2021 11:33 am

A New Nuclear Deal Would Empower the Iranian Regime

The current, bumpy negotiations aimed at preventing the Iranian regime from developing nuclear weapons are among the Biden administration's highest priorities. The administration lifted sanctions...

June 28, 2021 11:22 am

Pakistan Struggles to Contain the Radicalism It Fostered

As a state that was founded in 1947 on the basis of its majority religion, outbursts and protests for religious causes are a common scene...

May 3, 2021 11:43 am

Turkey and Egypt: Improved Relations — or Another Setback for Erdogan?

In a complete reversal of his incessant attacks against the Egyptian government since the 2013 revolution and coup, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has launched...

April 27, 2021 11:56 am

Swiss Ban on Full Veil Raises Questions and Riles Islamists

In an effort to curtail extremism, Switzerland last month voted to ban women wearing the burqa or niqab (full veil). The national referendum passed March...

March 15, 2021 12:38 pm

British Court’s Asylum Grant to a Convicted Terrorist Stokes Controversy

Despite what seemed to be a tougher stance and a viable strategy against radicalism and Islamic fundamentalism in the United Kingdom, a British appeals court...

March 3, 2021 1:25 pm

Lokman Slim’s Murder Shows That Assassinations Continue to Target Hezbollah Critics in Lebanon

Lebanon is a country marred by a myriad of calamities, from terrorism and assassinations, to the massive explosions that devastated Beirut in August. Political assassinations...

February 11, 2021 12:07 pm

Biden’s Mixed Signals Over Iran Stoke Middle East Wariness

The prospect of a renewed Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), the formal name of the Iranian nuclear deal from which the United States withdrew...

December 30, 2020 6:06 am

European Union Seeks Stricter Measures Against Islamism

European officials want to create the authority to monitor online content, and force providers to remove radical Islamist content from the Internet. The proposal is...

December 10, 2020 6:39 am

Turkey’s Latest Threat to Europe

Attacks on French-Armenian citizens by a far-right Turkish group in Lyon in late October was the last straw for French authorities in face of a...

November 23, 2020 6:46 am

Macron and El-Sisi Face Uphill Battles for Religious Reform

At first glance, comparing respective religious reform efforts in Egypt and France seems far-fetched, but Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi and French President Emanuel Macron...

November 1, 2020 4:42 am

Islamists Rage at Macron’s Integration Strategy

France is under attack because of cartoons. Three people were killed at a church in Nice on Thursday -- with one woman reportedly beheaded -- by...

October 19, 2020 6:57 am

Iran Threatens Gulf Countries Making Peace With Israel

Iran is escalating threats toward the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Bahrain, after the United States helped broker peace deals between Israel and the two...

August 24, 2020 4:44 am

Anti-Peace Alliance Rallies Against Emirati-Israeli Accord

In a historic agreement, the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Israel have announced that they will normalize relations. As a result, Israel and the UAE are...


Police on High Alert After Jerusalem Terror Bombings

i24 News - Israel's police on Friday said that it would continue to reinforce stations in Jerusalem following a bombing terrorist attack on Wednesday that killed one and wounded over...

Middle East

Iran’s Khamenei Praises Basij Forces for Confronting...

Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said on Saturday that Basij militia forces have sacrificed their lives in what he...

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