With the prospect of elections looming next June, Ennahda is loathe to cede the mantle of Islamism to upstart groups like Hizb al-Tahrir or Ansar al-Shariah.
What does HT stand for?
HT stands for Hizb al-Tahrir (Islamist political party)
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We have 42 other meanings of HT in our Acronym Attic
- High Threshold
- High-Technology (1980s Cadillac engines)
- Highland Terrace (Elementary School; Shoreline School District)
- Highty-Tighty (Regimental Band of the Virginia Tech Corps of Cadets)
- Highway Transport (trucking company)
- Hilly Terrain
- Hindutsan Times
- Hired Transport
- Hirohiigo Togashi (gaming)
- Histology Technician
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AN NAHAR newspaper said that security forces were taking measures in Tripoli to enforce the North Lebanon Security Council's decision to ban demonstrations in the city after rejecting permit requests for two rival demonstrations planned after Friday's prayers: one against the Syrian regime and in support pro-democracy protesters planned by Hizb al-Tahrir (Liberation Party), and the other rival demonstration planned by pro-Syrian Muslim national and leftist parties in support of Syria.
He held comparatively mainstream Islamist views, working to build the Hizb al-Tahrir group, but after the September 11, 2001, attacks in the United States, he began to issue controversial statements, praising the hijackers as "magnificent".
Perhaps the most influential of these movements, and the one with the clearest political platform, is the Hizb al-Tahrir al-Islami (the Islamic Liberation Party), which was founded in Jerusalem in 1953 by the Islamic judge Taqieddine al-Nabhani.
During the 1960s and 1970s, the Muslim Brotherhood acted to counter the more radical Hizb al-Tahrir (The Liberation Party).