‘First Saudi list of terrorist organizations includes Muslim Brotherhood, Al-Nusra Front and ISIS,’ BBC Arabic (London), 7 March 2014

Originally posted on The Edinburgh Arabic Initiative:
Saudi Arabia has released its first ever list of terrorist organizations, which includes both domestic and external groups. The Islamic State of Iraq and Greater Syria and the Al-Nusra Front, who are both fighting in Syria, were included in the list, as was the Muslim Brotherhood, a decision…

Egypt

‘Shi’a leader: “June 30th” saved Egypt’s Shi’as from Muslim Brotherhood’s sectarian war,’ al-Masry al-Youm (Egypt), 15 February 2014

Originally posted on The Edinburgh Arabic Initiative:
A leader of Egypt’s Shi’a community believes that the popular coup of last summer saved Egypt’s Shi’a sect from Muslim Brotherhood rule, which spread a campaign of hatred between Sunnis and Shi’as. Salim Sabbagh claims that Mohammed Morsi’s Muslim Brotherhood government plan on fighting in the Syrian civil…

Egypt

‘Abdel Hakim Abdel Nasser: The vote of Gamal Abdel Nasser’s family is with Field Marshal al-Sisi in the presidential elections,’ el-Balad (Egypt), 9 February 2014

Originally posted on The Edinburgh Arabic Initiative:
The son of late Egyptian president Gamal Abdel Nasser says that Nasser’s family were among the first to call for General Abdel Fatah al-Sisi to run in the upcoming Egyptian presidential elections. Abdel Hakim Abdel Nasser says that the family wants a president backed by the people, as…

Egypt

‘In pictures: Hundreds of young men and women march in “Free Peoples” movement in Talaat Harb Square,’ al-Ahram (Egypt), 22 January 2014

Originally posted on The Edinburgh Arabic Initiative:
Hundreds of demonstrators gathered in Talaat Harb Square in downtown Cairo on Wednesday night, to express their negative feelings towards both the Muslim Brotherhood and the current regime. – – – بالصور.. المئات من الشباب والفتيات في مسيرة حركة “أحرار” بميدان طلعت حرب ٢٢ يناير ٢٠١٤ نظمت حركة…