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Reform in the Muslim World
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In Palestinian Authority, Outrage Follows PA Daily's Publication Of Muhammad Cartoon
Inquiry & Analysis Series Report - No. 1142 - February 3, 2015 - By: R. Green*

The Rise of The Secular Camp In Tunisia
Inquiry & Analysis Series Report - No. 1140 - February 2, 2015 - By: A. Mahjar-Barducci*

Syrian Opposition Divided On International Anti-Terror Coalition
Inquiry & Analysis Series Report - No. 1122 - October 6, 2014 - By: N. Mozes*

Arab Liberals' Perspectives on the Arab Spring (2): Adonis and Sadiq Jalal Al-'Azm: Joint Struggle Shattered by Sectarianism
Inquiry & Analysis Series Report - No. 1121 - October 1, 2014 - By: Yotam Feldner*

Prominent Syrian Oppositionist Dr. Kamal Al-Labwani Promotes Public Initiative For Cooperation And Peace With Israel
Inquiry & Analysis Series Report - No. 1096 - May 29, 2014 - By: Ofir Winter*

Controversy In Arab World Over Visiting Muslim, Christian Holy Sites In Israel
Inquiry & Analysis Series Report - No. 1093 - May 23, 2014 - By: B. Chernitsky*

Egyptian Intellectuals, Columnists Warn Against Al-Sisi Presidential Candidacy
Inquiry & Analysis Series Report - No. 1079 - March 28, 2014 - By: Y. Graff*

Liberal Perspectives on the Arab Spring (1) – Egyptian Philosopher Mourad Wahba: Secularism as a Prerequisite for Democracy
Inquiry & Analysis Series Report - No. 1070 - February 16, 2014 - By: Yotam Feldner*

Liberal Pakistani Cartoonist Sabir Nazar Offers Satirical Insights Into Pakistani Mass Consciousness, Challenges Conspiracy Theories And Religious Orthodoxy
Inquiry & Analysis Series Report - No. 1067 - February 9, 2014 - By: Tufail Ahmad*

Through Facebook Discussion Forums, Liberal Pakistani Activists Push The Boundaries Of Freedom Of Thought And Expression In Pakistan
Inquiry & Analysis Series Report - No. 1063 - January 31, 2014 - By: Tufail Ahmad*

Latest Special Dispatches
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'When Fasting Becomes A Sin' – Pakistani Doctor's Blog On Death Toll From Ramadan Heat Wave: 'It Is Perfectly In Line With... Islam Not To Fast In Extreme Circumstances'
Special Dispatch - No. 6090 - July 1, 2015

Former 'Al-Sharq Al-Awsat' Editor To Fellow Saudis: ' It Came As No Surprise' That The Kuwait Suicide Bomber Was A Saudi
Special Dispatch - No. 6087 - June 29, 2015

Lebanese Journalists Call To Recognize Connection Between Terrorism And Islam
Special Dispatch - No. 6086 - June 29, 2015

Egyptian Columnist Condemns Egyptian Society's Attitude To Unmarried Women, Divorcees
Special Dispatch - No. 6084 - June 26, 2015

MEMRI Vice President Alberto M. Fernandez In Georgetown Journal: The 'Sayfo' Continues — Responding To Global Christian Persecution
Special Dispatch - No. 6076 - June 18, 2015

Iranian Intellectual And Dissident: The Iranian Regime Is As Bad As ISIS, Yet Western Leaders Ignore Its Crimes
Special Dispatch - No. 6075 - June 18, 2015

Saudi Journalist: Since Oslo, Handshakes Between Top Arab Officials And Their Israeli Counterparts Are Accepted Practice
Special Dispatch - No. 6072 - June 16, 2015

Former Imam Of Mecca's Grand Mosque: There Is No Escaping Reform To Bring Islam Back To Its Path Of Tolerance
Special Dispatch - No. 6063 - June 2, 2015

Egyptian Columnist: Arab Countries Should Become Nuclear Threshold States, To Gain Global Influence
Special Dispatch - No. 6055 - May 25, 2015

Iraqi Columnist: In The West People Sacrifice Their Lives For Science And Mankind, While In The Middle East Suicide Bombers Sacrifice Themselves To Kill Others
Special Dispatch - No. 6041 - May 6, 2015

Special Announcement
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MEMRI Mourns The Passing Of Prolific Reformist Dr. Shaker Al-Nabulsi
Special Announcements - No. 283 - February 3, 2014

Announcing the Honoree of the First Annual MEMRI Martin Luther King Jr. Reformist Award: Saudi Women's Rights Advocate Wajeha Al-Huwaider
Special Announcements - No. 106 - January 18, 2010

Special Reports
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Expatriate Syrian Salafi Sheikh Al-Tartusi Comes Out Against Suicide Attacks
Special Report - No. 40 - February 10, 2006

Reform vs. Islamism in the Arab World Today
Special Report - No. 34 - September 15, 2004

Muslim Clerics on the Religious Rulings Regarding Wife-Beating
Special Report - No. 27 - March 22, 2004

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Bookmark this page for translated articles about democratic reform in the Middle East, including translated content from a variety of media outlets. Among the articles on the Muslim reform movement are original analyses. Access media reports related to reform dating back to 2000.