Voices from the Arab press: No interest in Islamic rule

A variety of views from the Arab and Islamic world.

The committee to protect Journalists outside the Saudi Embassy in Washington on October 2 2019 marking one year to the killing of Jamal Khashoggi  (photo credit: SARAH SILBIGER/ REUTERS)
The committee to protect Journalists outside the Saudi Embassy in Washington on October 2 2019 marking one year to the killing of Jamal Khashoggi
(photo credit: SARAH SILBIGER/ REUTERS)
No interest in Islamist rule!

Al-Masry Al-Youm, Egypt, October 6
US President Donald Trump's administration is well aware that Iran is showing no sign of peace or interest in making amends with other world nations. It means that confrontation will come, regardless of the fact that some people in Washington try to prevent it. The mullahs believe that the Americans are preoccupied with Trump’s investigations – in what has become known as "Ukrainegate" – and imagine that Washington will not find time to manage its affairs with Iran. But they are sorely mistaken. America, they forget, is still the strongest and most powerful state in the world.
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