Thursday, February 22, 2024

Islamist Dissent

Canadian Muslims Divided Over Israel “Normalizers”

Canadian Islamists face increasing internal dissent over involvement with public figures accused of “normalizing” the state of Israel. In December, at the Reviving Islamic Spirit conference in Toronto, popular American...

American and Anglosphere Muslims Grapple With a Response to October 7th Attacks

The impact of the Hamas-led feast of flesh and blood on October 7th, self-labeled...

What Next for American Islamism (And Its Opponents)?

In July, the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) joined conservatives to oppose the perceived...

Muted Islamist Reactions to Death of Kamal El-Helbawy

Kamal El-Helbawy, a leading figure behind the spread of Islamism in the West, has...

Irreligious Islamism: Andrew Tate’s Arrest Highlights a Growing Radical Divide

As the Islamist response to the arrest of social media "influencer" Andrew Tate illustrates,...

Western Islamists Respond to Qatar’s World Cup

Many Muslims will undoubtedly have a thrilling memory of the 2022 World Cup. Qatar became the first Middle Eastern country to host the event...

Saudis celebrate Halloween, Western Islamists Shocked

Arguments among Muslims regarding the permissibility of Halloween are not new, but this year they took place against a surprising background of Muslims dressed...

Islamists Welcome Infamous Social Media Star Andrew Tate into the Fold of Islam

The high-profile conversion of kickboxer and global influencer Andrew Tate to Islam may at first glance seem to be yet another silly example of...

For Western Islamists, Not Wearing Hijab Worse than Killing Protesters in Iran

As women in Iran have continued to remove and burn their hijabs in protest against the regime that killed 23-year-old Mahsa Amini in September,...

America’s Largest Islamist Organization Is in Big Trouble

Following its annual convention in early September, the Islamic Society of North America (ISNA) was denounced by furious Islamists who pointed to an assortment...

The Decline of ISNA

A poorly attended conference in Chicago organized by the Islamist-founded Islamic Society of North America (ISNA) in September 2022 - seemingly boycotted by prominent...

Islamists Attack TV Series That Presents Muslims in Positive Light

Muslims’ mixed reactions to the recent TV series Ms. Marvel (streaming on Disney+), portraying a Muslim American superhero, illustrate the divide between Muslims and...

Abortion Debate Strains Sections of American Islam

Amid U.S. national discuss about Roe v. Wade, the topic of abortion is increasingly debated across a growing section of American Islam. One recent Al...

Islamist Partnership with LGBT Groups is “Heresy”

In a widely shared essay published on Muslim Matters, Islamist commentator Mobeen Vaid has laid out what appears to be the most comprehensive Islamist...

Charity Under Scrutiny for Zakat Practices Responds to Critic

A California-based Islamic estate planning attorney who scrutinizes the operations of Muslim nonprofits in the United States has challenged the administrative practices of a...

How Abortion Divides American Islamists

“Progressive” imams and activists in the United States have found themselves in a delicate position in the last few weeks. As the intra-Muslim debate...

Western Islamists Angry at Turkish Outreach to Israel

The Islamist-run Turkish government is often heralded, within Islamist circles in both the West and across the globe, as a leading voice for the...

The Confluence of Islamism and the Far-Right

Mark Collett is a leading British neo-Nazi. A Holocaust denier, fan of Mein Kampf and a self-avowed “white nationalist,” Mark runs Patriotic Alternative, which...

Interview: Radical preacher Daniel Haqiqatjou on “Islam vs. Liberalism”

The following is a transcript of an interview of Daniel Haqiqatjou, founder of Muslim Skeptic conducted by Islamist Watch Director Sam Westrop on May...

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