Rachid Ghannouchi, leader of country's leading Islamic party, talks of a 'Muslim democracy' instead of theocracy, and shows that Arab Spring need not necessarily bring extremist movements to power.
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'Our suggestion to them is that they should also wear Daesh [ISIS] al-Nusra and al-Qaida insignias during their operations in other regions of Syria,' says Turkish foreign minister.
Ahmad Jannati, an outspoken critic of President Rohani's policies, will lead the assembly that is expected to choose the successor to Iran's supreme leader Ayatollah Khamenei.
Islamic State attacks killed at least 150 people in a series of suicide bombings in Latakia, and the choice of target and the timing were not a coincidence.
The authorities gave no reason for the clampdown on the group, which has strong ties with Hamas, says senior Brotherhood member.
As Erdogan transitions the country from parliamentary democracy to presidential system, his opponents — and skeptical Western allies — fear growing authoritarianism.