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Of the 107 defendants tried at the Hike Step military camp, 78 were given prison sentences, 11 of whom were condemned for life. Twenty were acquitted. The remaining 9 were sentenced to death in absentia.
Only two days after Egypt’s largest militant Islamist organization, Al-Gama’a Al-Islameyya, announced its decision to stop all anti-government attacks, the underground Islamic Jihad said in a statement that it would continue the "struggle", mainly against the United States and Israel.
After nearly two years of dithering, reported internal splits and a worldwide crackdown led by the United States, Egypt’s largest militant organization, Al-Gama’a Al-Islamiyya, issued a statement on 25 March announcing its decision to renounce anti-government violence.
Friday, British authorities released three Islamist militants arrested four days earlier, including the leader of Ansar Al-Sharia (Advocates of Islamic Law) and Yasser Serri who was sentenced to death in absentia by an Egyptian military court in 1994 for plotting an attack against the then Prime...
In an unprecedented event in Europe, an Islamic academy has recently been established in Austrian capital, Vienna. The opening ceremony was attended by the Minister of Awqaf (religious endowments) Dr. Hamdy Zaqzouq, President of Al-Azhar University Dr. Ahmed ’Omar Hashim, in addition to the...
A few months ago, in cafés, sporting clubs and other public meeting places around Cairo, friends were approaching each other to sell Pnetagono certificates. The opposition daily Al-Wafd’s blamed Pnetagono for the dollar shortage in the market. The Royal Canadian Mounted Police (the equivalent of...
The US State Department released its annual report on the state of human rights in Egypt stating: "The government continued to commit numerous serious human rights abuses, although its record improved somewhat over the previous year."
Islamism is rapidly changing and loosing ground in Egyptian society. The writer is an expert at the Al-Ahram Center for Political and Strategic Studies and the managing editor of the annual State of Religion in Egypt Report.
Father Dr. Christiaan van Nispen s.j., one of the members of our board of advisors, spoke with Atef Helmy, the author of the article "Fatawi Battles between Christian Denominations" in Rose El-Yousef, February 22-28, 1999 which has been strongly criticized by several Orthodox priests.
The December 17 summons of Professor Samia Mehrez by the American University in Cairo (AUC) administration to explain her choice of a book containing "obscene" passages has mushroomed into something far bigger than anyone originally involved expected. This issue follows the controversy over Maxine...

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