The Muslim Brotherhood in Europe

The Muslim Brotherhood always saw Europe as a launching pad for overthrowing Arab regimes, but attempts to Islamicise Europe-based Muslims have failed, writes Tarek Dahroug
The Muslim Brotherhood organisation spread in Europe after Brotherhood members began leaving Arab countries for the continent in the mid-1950s against the backdrop of conflicts with political regimes, specifically in Egypt, Syria and Iraq. Read more of this post


Die Kulisse der Islamischen Glaubensgemeinschaft

Vor einigen Jahren traten Gruppen von Muslimen an die Öffentlichkeit, die sich nicht länger von der „Islamischen Glaubensgemeinschaft in Österreich“ (IGGÖ) diskriminieren und schikanieren lassen wollten. Im Zuge der diversen Verfahren gelangten erstmals Aktenunterlagen des Kultusamtes zum Vorschein, die schwarz auf weiß belegen: Die IGGÖ hat niemals existiert. Read more of this post

The Politicization of American Islam

Since its inception, the Muslim Brotherhood has defined itself as the vanguard of a global Islamic revival. After starting out in Egypt in 1928, the Brotherhood had set up branches in Sudan, Saudi Arabia, Lebanon, Syria, Palestine, Morocco, Hyderabad (India), Hadramawt (Yemen) and Paris by 1937. The universality of the Brotherhood’s ideology and organization was described by its founder, Hassan al-Banna when he said:
»A Muslim individual, Muslim family, Muslim nation, Muslim government and Muslim state should be able to lead Islamic governments, should be able to unite the dispersed Muslims, should be able to regain their honor and superiority, and should be able to recover their lost lands, their usurped regions and their occupied territories. Then it should be able to raise the flag of Jihad and the call towards Allah until the entire world is benefited by the teachings of Islam.« Read more of this post