Cook’s book is a fundamental read to understand the significance of Mohamed Morsi’s election in 2012, and also provides a very detailed account of Egypt’s modern (political) history. Starting with[…]
When a car bomb detonated outside a security building in Cairo on August 20 it marked a new turn in the long-running series of violent attacks on the Egyptian capital.[…]
Publisher’s description The Kharijites were a splinter group that broke away from the main forces of Islam during the formative medieval period, purportedly refusing arbitration and committing bloody outrages against[…]
Journal abstract During the 1990s, Egypt fought a bitter campaign against militant Islamist groups in which over a thousand people died. Since the end of the insurgency in 1997, Egypt’s[…]
Assessing the impact of the Arab Spring on the fortunes of Jihadist movements in the Middle East, Khosrokhavar argues that it dealt a major blow to their wider attraction.
The author has written prolifically on Islam and the role of religion in contemporary violence. In this book, initially published in 1985, he focuses on Egypt and the development of[…]