Unprecedented rift splits Jordan’s Muslim Brotherhood


Leader of Jordan's Muslim Brotherhood Sheikh Hammam Said (C), takes part during a protest against satirical French weekly newspaper Charlie Hebdo, in AmmanJordan’s Muslim Brotherhood, the largest Islamist organization in the kingdom, is facing the biggest crisis in its 70 years of existence. On Feb. 14, the group’s Shura Council, the highest body in the organization, voted to terminate the membership of 10 leading members, including former overseer Abdul Majid Thuneibat, for “violating the basic law of the group,” creating an internal rift within the Brotherhood. Read Full Article


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