Extremist Islamist groups like ISIS – also known as ISIL, Daesh, or the Islamic State – challenge moderate Islamist narratives by spreading their ideology online.
Tunisia’s parliamentary elections in October 2014 were a rare peaceful democratic transition in the Middle East.
A report from the German Institute for International and Security Affairs describes how Islamist and secular parties have forged electoral coalitions in an attempt to make a better showing in the upcoming parliamentary elections.
Jordanians have positive views of Hamas, but negative opinions of ISIS and the Muslim Brotherhood, according to a new poll commissioned by the Washington Institute.
The Muslim Brotherhood is struggling to maintain its relevance in Egyptian politics since the overthrow of President Mohamed Morsi in 2013.
The majority of Saudis, Kuwaitis, and Emiratis reject ISIS and support a peaceful resolution of the Israel-Palestine conflict, according to a September 2014 poll by the Washington Institute.
People in the Middle East identify religious and ethnic hatred as the greatest threat to the world, according to a recent study by the Pew Research Center.
ISIS has little popular support in Egypt, Saudi Arabia, and Lebanon, even among Sunnis, according to a new series of polls commissioned by the Washington Institute.
Women voters are expected to play an important role in Tunisia’s upcoming presidential and parliamentary elections on October 26.
Support for democracy in Tunisia has decreased from 63 percent in 2012 to 48 percent, according to a new survey by the Pew Research Center.