Example sentences for: islamists

How can you use “islamists” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • Furthermore Islamists define themselves as 'Islamiyyoun/Islamists' precisely to differentiate themselves from 'Muslimun/Muslims.

  • Mahfuz's secular liberalism so enraged Egypt's Islamists that one fanatic knifed the old man, paralyzing his writing hand.

  • Emboldened rather than satisfied, the Islamists continued to push for power-a trend especially clear in Egypt.

  • In April had come the bombing of the Murrah federal building in Oklahoma City; immediate suspicions that it had been the work of Islamists turned out to be wrong, and the bombers proved to be American antigovernment extremists named Timothy Mc Veigh and Terry Nichols.

  • Given the generally negative view of Pakistan on Capitol Hill, the idea of lifting sanctions may have seemed far-fetched, but perhaps no more so than the idea of persuading Musharraf to antagonize the Islamists in his own government and nation.

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