22. Brother of Sadat's assassin arrested

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The brother of the assassin of former president Anwār al-Sādāt returned to Egypt from exile in Iran August 28 and surrendered to the authorities.


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Muhammad Shawqī al-Islāmbūlī, who was sentenced to death in absentia for leading the terrorist network al-Jamā'ah al-Islamīyah (Islamic Group) in the mid-1990s, was whisked away by officials as he arrived in Cairo.

His brother Khālid al-Islāmbūlī was the main person to be convicted in the case and was executed in 1982.

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