After an exclusive interview to Zaman the Fethullah Gulen has shared his opinions to London based newspaper the Asharq Al-Awsat. While Zaman’s questions were mainly related to Turkey the Asharq Al-Awsat approached with questions focusing wider Muslim World and interview was published in two parts. In first part of the conversation Fethullah Gülen was inquired for his opinions pertaining to Political Islam, Islam and State, Democracy, EU, Hanafi Islam, Hizmet Movemen, etc. In second part the questions were raised on Arab Uprising (Spring), conflict in Syria, Sunni-Shia, Middle East, radicalism, Women in the region, Egypt, Muslim Brotherhood, etc.
Asharq Al-Awsat is the world’s premier pan-Arab daily newspaper, printed simultaneously each day on four continents in 14 cities. Launched in London in 1978, Asharq Al-Awsat has established itself as the decisive publication on pan-Arab and international affairs, offering its readers in-depth analysis and exclusive editorials, as well as the most comprehensive coverage of the entire Arab world.
Below is the links for two parts of interview in English: