Islamic Salvation Front (DZ)

Type: Organization
Name: Islamic Salvation Front (DZ) (Front Islamique du Salut, Islamic Salvation Front)
First reported Oct 02 2014 - Updated Oct 02 2014 - 1 reports

Blocked democracy and the rise of extremism

In 1992 the Algerian army staged a coup d'état to prevent the Islamic Salvation Front (FIS), a popular Islamic party, from winning what would have been the country's first democratic elections. Social, political and economic discontent had caused instability ... [Published Middle East Monitor - Oct 02 2014]
First reported Oct 01 2014 - Updated Oct 01 2014 - 1 reports

We all know about jihadists, but what about those waging an ‘anti-jihad’?

By Karima Bennoune As the UN Security Council tackles the entity claiming to be “Islamic State,” and President Barack Obama invokes global Muslim responsibility, many ask whether people of Muslim heritage do enough to counter extremism. The fact ... [Published FaithWorld - Oct 01 2014]
First reported Sep 25 2014 - Updated Sep 25 2014 - 1 reports

Algeria in shock over beheading

Algeria is in shock following the beheading of French tourist Herve Gourdel.Security has been stepped up in Algiers. Police are patrolling the city's main thoroughfares and parks. Their presence is worrying the city's residents, who fearing the possibility ... [Published BBC - Sep 25 2014]
First reported Sep 25 2014 - Updated Sep 25 2014 - 1 reports

Women and Jihad

The is a recognized source of informed policy research and analysis on the challenges of political and socioeconomic development, peace, and security in the Middle East and North Africa.Carnegie Europe aims to foster new thinking on the daunting international ... [Published Carnegie Endowment - Sep 25 2014]
First reported Sep 22 2014 - Updated Sep 22 2014 - 1 reports

Failure of democracy and the rise of ISIS

The emergence and success of Islamic State (ISIS) in Iraq has been portrayed as arising from a vacuum stooped in Islamic ideology. An ideology purported to be the anti-thesis of everything liberal, pluralist and inclusive. Thus the killing of minorities, ... [Published Middle East Monitor - Sep 22 2014]
First reported Sep 21 2014 - Updated Sep 22 2014 - 1 reports

The Muslim Brotherhood and IS are not the same thing

This article is the second of our series on The Brotherhood vs. ISIS: MEMO reopens debate on contemporary political Islam . Read the first one here .Today, amidst the turmoil in Gaza, Syria and Iraq, and the ongoing events in Egypt following the military ... [Published Middle East Monitor - Sep 21 2014]
First reported Sep 14 2014 - Updated Sep 14 2014 - 1 reports

Compromise with political Islam is impossible

On the 20th anniversary of the fundamentalist assassination of Algerian educator Salah Chouaki, Karima Bennoune translateshis warning - so relevant today - about the need to be uncompromising in thebattle against the very ideology that motivated his ... [Published open Democracy News Analysis - - Sep 14 2014]
First reported Sep 12 2014 - Updated Sep 12 2014 - 1 reports

Algerian constitutional reforms divide politicians

The constitutional reforms promised by Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika continue to divide the political classes. The government and opposition are at loggerheads over the notion of a "consensual constitution".While the plans to reform the constitution ... [Published Magharebia - Sep 12 2014]
First reported Sep 11 2014 - Updated Sep 11 2014 - 1 reports

From 1990s Algeria to Iraq today: trampling Islam underfoot in the name of Jihad

What is the ideology motivating alleged “warriors of God” to “trample Islam underfoot in the name of Jihad”?  Algerian anthropologistMahfoud Bennoune explored this question in 1994, offering an analysis of thepolitical beliefs motivating “throat-slitting ... [Published open Democracy News Analysis - - Sep 11 2014]
Entities: Islam, Algeria, Jihad
First reported Aug 11 2014 - Updated Aug 11 2014 - 1 reports

Liberal democracy: the do’s and don’ts of banning political extremism

The most prominent case is the extreme right political party Golden Dawn in Greece. While all cases are different,they all address exactly the same fundamental question: what are the limits ofpolitical activism within a liberal democracy?  One of the ... [Published open Democracy News Analysis - - Aug 11 2014]

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...Cancer incidences rose sharply throughout the country. The Independent newspaper reported that "Iraqi doctors in Fallujah have stated that since 2005 they are being overwhelmed by the number of babies with serious birth defects, ranging from a girl born with two heads to paralysis of the lower limbs."
...Journalist, Oded Yinon suggested that the Arab States should be destroyed from within by exploiting their internal religious and ethnic tensions: "Lebanon's total dissolution into five provinces serves as a precedent for the entire Arab world including Egypt, Syria, Iraq, and the Arabian peninsula and is already following that track. The dissolution of Syria and Iraq later on into ethnically or religiously unique areas such as in Lebanon, is Israel's primary target ... while the dissolution of the military power of those states serves as the primary short term target." The Yinon Plan aims to balkanise the Middle East and North Africa (MENA region into smaller and weaker entities or states in order to ensure the dominant...
"We've had enough years of tears and blood. We want a stable Algeria where all Algerians can express themselves freely without threatening the security of the country" Balhi said

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Blocked democracy and the rise of extremism [Published Middle East Monitor - Oct 02 2014]
We all know about jihadists, but what about tho... [Published FaithWorld - Oct 01 2014]
Algeria in shock over beheading [Published BBC - Sep 25 2014]
Women and Jihad [Published Carnegie Endowment - Sep 25 2014]
Failure of democracy and the rise of ISIS [Published Middle East Monitor - Sep 22 2014]
The Muslim Brotherhood and IS are not the same ... [Published Middle East Monitor - Sep 21 2014]
Compromise with political Islam is impossible [Published open Democracy News Analysis - - Sep 14 2014]
Algerian constitutional reforms divide politicians [Published Magharebia - Sep 12 2014]
From 1990s Algeria to Iraq today: trampling Isl... [Published open Democracy News Analysis - - Sep 11 2014]
Liberal democracy: the do’s and don’ts of banni... [Published open Democracy News Analysis - - Aug 11 2014]
The infantile diplomacy behind demonising Russia [Published Spiked Online - Mar 24 2014]
Biography for Abbasi Madani [Published Able2Act - Sep 09 2007]
Fact Sheet for Armed Islamic Group [Published Able2Act - Jan 04 2007]
Fact Sheet for Islamic Salvation Front (Algeria) [Published Able2Act - Aug 09 2006]
Algeria - National Security [Published Library of Congress - Oct 10 2001]
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