Islamic party


Islamic party

An Islamic party is a party that works for promoting Islam while an Islamic political party is a political party that promotes Islam as a political movement by offering nominees for election in a democracy - of which there are several in the Islamic world. They are important to distinguish from militant Islamic groups which may not necessarily run for election. Islamic parties may, on occasion, resort to militant strategies (such as in the case of the Muslim Brotherhood).

List of Islamic parties by country

* AFG -
**Islamic Party of Afghanistan (Hezb-i-Islami Afghanistan)
**Islamic Society of Afghanistan (Jamiat-e-Islami)
**Islamic United Party of Afghanistan (Hezeb Wahdat Islami Afghanistan)
**National Islamic Movement of Afghanistan (Jumbish-i-Milli Islami Afghanistan)
* DZA - Movement of Society for Peace (Harakat Moudjtamaa As-Silm)
* AZE - Islamic Party of Azerbaijan (Azərbaycan İslam Partiyası)
* BHR -
**Al Asalah
**Al-Menbar Islamic Society
**Al Wefaq
**Bahrain Freedom Movement
**Haq Movement
**Islamic Action Society (Jamʿiyyat al-ʿAmal al-Islāmī)
* BGD - Bangladesh Islamic Assembly (Jamaat-e-Islami Bangladesh)
* EGY - Muslim Brotherhood (al-ikhwān al-muslimūn)
* IDN -
**Crescent Star Party (Partai Bulan Bintang)
**National Awakening Party (Partai Kebangkitan Bangsa)
**Prosperous Justice Party (Partai Keadilan Sejahtera)
**Reform Star Party (Partai Bintang Reformasi)
**United Development Party (Partai Persatuan Pembangunan)
* IND - Islamic Party (Jamaat-e-Islami Hind)
* IRN -
**Islamic Iran Participation Front (Jebheye Mosharekate Iran-e Eslaami)
**Islamic Society of Engineers (Jame'e-ye Eslaami-e Mohandesin)
* IRQ -
**Iraqi Islamic Party (Hizb al-Islami al-Airaqi)
**Kurdistan Islamic Union (Yekgirtuy Islami Kurdistan)
* JOR - Islamic Action Front (Jabhat al-'Amal al-Islam)
* KAZ - Alash, National Patriotic Party
* KWT - Islamic Constitutional Movement (Al-Haraka Al-Dostooriya Al-Islamiya, Hadas)
* LBN -
**Islamic Group (Jamaa Islamiya)
**Party of God (ḥizbu-llāh)
* LBY - Libyan Islamic Group (Al-Jama’a al-Islamiya al-Libyia)
* MYS - Pan Malaysian Islamic Party (Parti Islam SeMalaysia)
* MDV - Justice Party (Adhaalath Party)
* MAR - Justice and Development Party (Ḥizb al-ʿAdala wal-Tanmiyya)
* PAK -
**Islamic Party (Jamaat-e-Islami)
**Tanzeem-e-Islami
* PSE - Islamic Resistance Movement (Harakat al-Muqawama al-Islamiyya, Hamas)
* SDN - National Islamic Front (al-Jabhah al-Islamiyah al-Qawmiyah)
* SYR - Muslim Brotherhood (al-ikhwān al-muslimūn)
* TJK - Islamic Renaissance Party (Нашрияи Ҳизби Наҳзати Исломии Тоҷикистон)
* TUN - Renaissance Party (Hizb al-Nahda)
* TUR -
**Felicity Party (Saadet Partisi)
**Justice and Development Party (Adalet ve Kalkınma Partisi)
* YEM - Yemeni Congregation for Reform (at-tajammu al-yemeni lil-islah)

External links

* [http://www.jordanembassyus.org/07152001002.htm "Moderate" Islamic party expected to present new line of thought - Jordan]
* [http://www.cnn.com/2002/WORLD/europe/11/03/turkey.elections/ Landslide win for Islamic Party in Turkey]
* [http://www.islamonline.net/English/News/2003-09/07/article05.shtml Moroccan Islamic Party welcomes Moroccan Jews]
* [http://216.26.163.62/2002/af_morocco_09_29.html Islamic party wins 45 seats in Moroccan election]
* [http://africa.iafrica.com/c2cnews/250110.htm Algeria frees Islamic party leaders]
* [http://news.bbc.co.uk/hi/english/world/europe/newsid_337000/337631.stm BBC: Moves to outlaw Turkish Islamic Party]
* [http://english.pravda.ru/hotspots/2001/09/28/16488.html Leader of Afghan Islamic Party prepares to return]
* [http://www.eurasianet.org/departments/qanda/articles/eav021302.shtml Tajik Islamic Party denies bin Laden link]
* [http://www.islamonline.net/english/news/2001-10/11/article6.shtml Malaysian Islamic Party declares Jihad against US]
* [http://www.africaonline.com/site/Articles/1,3,44245.jsp Mauritian Islamic party accused of planning terror attack]
* [http://www.jinsa.org/articles/view.html?documentid=2091 Militant Islamic party scores unexpected votes in Pakistan]
* [http://www.malaysiakini.com/news/2003082500111850.php Leader of banned Algerian Islamic party in KL, claims journalist]


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