The phrase al-ikhwan i shayatin is to
the satanic brotherhood as the phrase al-Ikhwan
al-Muslimin is to what?
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the Muslim Brotherhood
Islamist enemies led the first leader of communist
Afghanistan, Nur Mohammad Taraki, to refer to the opposition as ikhwan
i shayatin, the satanic brotherhood, which was a play on Muslim
Brotherhood, founded in 1928 by Hasan al-Banna, a 22-year-old elementary school
teacher, as an Islamic revivalist movement.
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