List of Islamic political parties

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Below are lists of political parties espousing Islamic identity or political Islam in various approaches under the system of Islamic democracy. Islamic democracy refers to a political ideology that seeks to apply Islamic principles to public policy within a democratic framework. Lists are categorized by the ideological affiliation and sorted by the country of origin.

Islamic liberal[edit]

This is a list of political parties espousing Islamic liberalism as its main ideology.

 Iran
 Libya

Moderate Islamic / Centrist[edit]

This is a list of political parties espousing Islam as its main identity without principal adherence to the particular ideology of political Islam, or taking a theological position of wasat which advocates for politico-religious centrism.

 Afghanistan
 Algeria
 Bahrain
 Bangladesh
 Bosnia and Herzegovina
 Egypt
 Indonesia
 India
 Iran
 Iraq
 Jordan
 Kazakhstan
 Malaysia
 Pakistan
 Philippines
 Rwanda
 Sri Lanka
 Tunisia

Islamist[edit]

Sunni[edit]

This is a list of political parties espousing Sunni Islamism as its main ideology.

 Afghanistan
 Algeria
 Bangladesh
 East Turkestan
 Egypt
 Indonesia
 Iraq
 Jordan
 Kuwait
 Lebanon
 Libya
 Malaysia
 Maldives
 Morocco

The netherlands DENK

 Pakistan
 Palestine
 Sudan
 Syria
 Tajikistan
 Turkey

Shia[edit]

This is a list of political parties espousing Shia Islamism as its main ideology.

 Afghanistan
 Azerbaijan
 Bahrain
 Lebanon
 Iran
 Iraq
 Pakistan

Salafist[edit]

This is a list of political parties espousing Salafism as its main ideology.

 Bahrain
 East Turkestan
 Egypt
 Maldives
 Pakistan
 Yemen

See also[edit]

References[edit]

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  4. ^ Marcus Michaelsen "Pakistan's dream catcher" "Iqbal's work has influenced Imran Khan in his deliberations on an "Islamic social state" 27 March 2012.
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