islamist islamist  /ˈɪs lə mɪst/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a scholar who knowledgeable in Islamic studies
  2. (n) an orthodox Muslim

News

  1. Egypt's Islamist president cuts relations with Syria, orders Damascus Embassy in Cairo shut - Quincy Herald-Whig ...

    CAIRO (AP) - Egypt's Islamist president cuts relations with Syria, orders Damascus Embassy in Cairo shut.
    on June 16, 2013     Source: Quincy Herald-Whig

  2. Egypt's Islamist president cuts relations with Syria, orders Damascus embassy in Cairo shut

    CAIRO — Egypt's Islamist president says he is cutting off diplomatic relations with Syria and has ordered that Damascus Embassy in Cairo to be closed.
    on June 16, 2013     Source: Minneapolis-St. Paul Star Tribune

  3. Islamist Jail Found in Benghazi Lavatory as Army Fights Militias

    In a secret jail in the toilets of an Islamist militia base in the Libyan city of Benghazi, a detainee scratched the number of days he was held illegally into the white plaster of the wall.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Bloomberg

Quotes

  1. Even if a president is considering action in Pakistan, "I think it is a very big mistake to telegraph that, and to destabilize the Musharraf regime which is fighting for its life against the Islamist extremists who are in bed with Al Qaeda and...
    on Aug 7, 2007 By: Hillary Rodham Clinton Source: Boston Globe (registration)

  2. "It is not in the interests of the United States, at a time when it is being threatened by Islamist terrorists, to assist the creation of another state that will support terrorism," Giuliani wrote. "Palestinian statehood will have to be...
    on Aug 14, 2007 By: Rudy Giuliani Source: AFP

  3. Daniel Pipes, a conservative commentator who frequently rails against militant Islam, wrote on his blog: "In principle it is a great idea - the United States needs more Arabic-speakers. In practice, however, Arabic instruction is heavy with Islamist...
    on Apr 14, 2007 By: Daniel Pipes Source: International Herald Tribune

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