Posts Tagged: salafis

Counterrevolution: Islamists and the Military Junta

As revolutionaries flock to Tahrir Square, the Muslim Brotherhood continue to refuse taking part in protests today, while the Gamaa Islamiya and the salafis mobilized a protest in el-Fath mosque in Ramses Square, denouncing the “secularists, Marxists and foreign agents” in Tahrir. Also, few hundreds of pro-Mubarak supporters have also gathered in Roxy Square in

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The voice of counterrevolution

Salafis are denouncing Tahrir protesters as thugs and foreign agents, while Ikhwan Online, the official Arabic website of the Muslim Brotherhood, keeps disseminating foul anti-Tahrir and anti-protests propaganda.

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Islamists… Which side are you on?

The Islamist forces, without exception, are now against the sit-ins in Tahrir, Suez, Alexandria and elsewhere in the country. And I mean here the Muslim Brotherhood, Salafis, Gamaa Islamiya and even the pathetic intellectuals of the “moderate” Wassat Party. All are singing praise of the Supreme Council of the Armed Forces (read: Mubarak’s army generals),

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Islamists in Suez

[Video removed: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=doVRxOlyVq8] This is a very interesting video from Suez, shot by journalist and friend Soheir Abaza. Some guy, she identified as a salafi, was giving a rhetorical empty speech, then tried to stir the public into chanting: “We neither want a communist nor Jewish state, We want an Islamic state.” But as you

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