Transnational Influences and Islam

Egypt is a central player in transnational Islamic discourses and political trends of thought.

One important issue involving gender and Islam transnationally is that of the niqab, the face veil worn by some Muslim women.

Egypt has played an important role in the Arab uprisings, where clerics and religious groups have played key roles.

Egypt's relations with Israelthe United States, and Iran are also critical in shaping geopolitical alliances, regional commerce, and the character of Muslim relations on a transnational scale. 

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