Eight years since Egyptians overthrew the country’s longtime ruler Hosni Mubarak and six years since the coup that ousted Muslim Brotherhood’s Mohamed Morsi, some are calling for another revolution.
In Cairo, anthropologist Andrea Rugh overheard Egyptian friends talking in animated tones about a beloved advice column they awaited eagerly each week. The wildly popular column, published in Al-Ahram, a widely read, quasi-governmental newspaper, featured advice on a wide range of issues.
"Political Islam" is a constantly changing force in global politics. It is the name frequently used to designate movements that explicitly call for application of Islamic principles in modern political life.