The defeat of Arab armies in the Six Day War, the end of Cold War and collapse of the Soviet Union with the end of communism as a viable alternative has increased the appeal of Islamic movements such as Islamism, Islamic fundamentalism and Islamic democracy, especially in the context of popular dissatisfaction with secularist ruling regimes in the Muslim world.
Origins of Islam as a political movement are to be found in the life and times of Islam's prophet Muhammad and his successors.
To get an understanding of Christianity and Islam, we consider irrelevant what Sally and Omar may improvise about their respective religions.
Moderate and reformist Islamists who accept and work within the democratic process include parties like the Tunisian Ennahda Movement.
You have to deal with crazy relatives, friends who are not invited yet think they are, and figure out how to plan for a couple hours of your life without spending your entire savings account.
It is a daunting task, and even more exhausting if you are a fatherless bride.
Just like a thief in the night your grief sneaks up on you and has a way of making what should be some of the happiest moments of your life the saddest.
Checking out possible wedding locations, meeting with vendors, and even trying on your wedding gown are sometimes reminders that a person of significance is missing.
Medinans saw in Muhammad an impartial outsider who could resolve the conflict.