Recent changes to Saudi religious institutions are not a sign of wider reform but an indication of the struggle to redefine Saudi Arabia’s religious character.
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Recognizing the political shortcomings of marginalizing Salafists, Moroccan decision-makers are making efforts to reconcile Salafism with the Sufi character of religious institutions.
Despite initial optimism, Jordan’s draft election law does little to erase parties’ disadvantage against tribal candidates.
A look at the ups and downs of Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood.
The leader of the Ennahda Movement, hailing the adoption of a new constitution in January, explains why Islam and democracy are compatible.