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Muslim Brotherhood

Syllabification: Mus·lim Broth·er·hood

Definition of Muslim Brotherhood in English:

An Islamic religious and political organization dedicated to the establishment of a nation based on Islamic principles. Founded in Egypt in 1928, it has become a radical underground force in Egypt and other Sunni countries, promoting strict moral discipline and opposing Western influence, often by violence.

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