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81. I repent, Isra’ ‘Abd al-Fattah states after being released on charges of general strike promotion

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81. I repent, Isrā’ ‘Abd al-Fattāh states after being released on charges of general strike promotion
Date of source: 
24-04-2008
Author: 
Tamir Shukri
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The article reports on the release of Isrā’ ‘Abd al-Fattāh after 18 days of abduction on charges of inciting the so-called April 6 general strike.

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26. Yusuf al-Badri accuses an Evangelical church magazine of describing Muslims as “stone worshipers”...and al-Bayyadi replies: the editor-in-chief is responsible

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26. Yūsuf al-Badrī accuses an Evangelical church magazine of describing Muslims as “stone worshipers”...and al-Bayyādī replies: the editor-in-chief is responsible
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p. 2
Date of source: 
17-03-2008
Author: 
Hani Ahmad Rizq, Shirin Rabi‘
Reviewer: 
Tamir Shukri
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Shaykh Yūsuf al-Badrī has filed a complaint to the general prosecutor’s office against an Evangelical church’s monthly magazine, accusing it of offending Islam and Muslims.

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5. Exclusive; the first interview with Nahid Mitwalli who has the highest voice among all the converts to Christianity

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5. Exclusive; the first interview with Nāhid Mitwallī who has the highest voice among all the converts to Christianity
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p. 9
Date of source: 
10-09-2007
Author: 
Shirin Rabi‘
Reviewer: 
Katia Saqqa
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In an exclusive meeting with Ṣawt al-Ummah, Nāhid Mitwallī, a Muslim woman who converted to Christianity 17 years ago, speaks about the details of her conversion, her doctrinal and faithful background and the new issues in her case.

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16. Religious mottoes enflame the Shurá Council’s elections

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16. Religious mottoes enflame the Shūrá Council’s elections
Date of source: 
06-06-2007
Author: 
Tamir Shukri
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Days before the Shūrá Council elections, the electoral campaigns have witnessed heated battles between the candidates of the Muslim Brotherhood and the ruling National Democratic Party. Both struggling blocks have accused each other of violating the law and showing religious references on their electoral posters.

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15. Da‘iyahs must be committed to the divine approach of the da‘wah

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15. Dā‘īyahs must be committed to the divine approach of the da‘wah
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p. 3
Date of source: 
20-10-2006
Author: 
Mahmud Habib, Khalid al-Buhayri
Reviewer: 
‘Amr al-Misri
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In this interview, the minister of religious

endowments

warns of "foolish acts" by some Muslims, which he says could pose a real threat to the Muslim

nation, stressing

that the niqāb is a tradition and not a religious duty.

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5. Surprise...a mosque called Kabul in the center of Cairo

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5. Surprise...a mosque called Kabul in the center of Cairo
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P.20-21
Date of source: 
October 20-26, 2001
Author: 
Samir Radi
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"The Islamic Guiding Center" in Cairo or "Kabul Mosque" as its members call it introduces various religious and social services. The article sheds light on theses activities and points out that the members of the newly formed organization Al-Wa’d used to gather in the Kabul mosque. The security forces arrested them there.

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14. A reading through of the confessions of the organization’s leadership

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14. A reading through of the confessions of the organization’s leadership
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P.46-47
Date of source: 
October 10, 2001
Author: 
Zakariya Abu Haram
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The article outlines the confessions of the terrorists who were accused in the case of those "Returning from Afghanistan and Albania." The confessions uncover the methods of recruitment and the planning of terrorist operations. Some of the terrorists were convinced of the concept of jihad against the Soviet Union, when they invaded Afghanistan, then found themselves involved in terrorist operations to shake stability and security in Egypt. Others were originally members of the Jihad group and the Gama`at Al-Islamiya. They joined in the war for high-level training and quasi-military operations.

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18. In their answers to the questions of the group´s members about the non-violence initiative: Dealings with Copts are permissible and it is their right to have their properties and souls protected, we as individuals and the government should secure

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18. In their answers to the questions of the group´s members about the non-violence initiative: Dealings with Copts are permissible and it is their right to have their properties and souls protected, we as individuals and the government should secure this right for them
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p.10
Date of source: 
December 2, 2003
Author: 
Not mentioned
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The article is the last part of the overview the paper started of the book of “Nahr Al-Zikrayat…Al-Muragaat Al-Fiqheia lil Gamaa Al-Islamiya” [The River of Memories…The Juristic Revisions of Al-Gama´a Al-Islamiya]. The overview contains the answers of the leaders of Al-Gama´a Al-Islamiya to the questions members of the group raised during the visits the leaders made to prisons and detentions where those members are detained.

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17. Religious discourse…renewing and modernizing

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17. Religious discourse…renewing and modernizing
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p.12
Date of source: 
October 27, 2003
Author: 
Isma‘il Imam ‘Isá
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The author explicitly clarifies the meaning of the religious discourse and points out its sources and principles. He defines the term “religious discourse” as a package of general principles that form a program defining the conduct of a Muslim individual or group, in accordance with fundamental Islamic rules.

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6. Retired male actors [are] between business and extremism!

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6. Retired male actors [are] between business and extremism!
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pp.72-73
Date of source: 
January 26- February 1, 2002
Author: 
Wa´el Lotfi
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Some of the retired actors preferred to stay in the artistic field by discussing issues related to how to produce morally decent acting and the necessity of producing Islamic artistic works. Others moved to the business field and came to be connected to some sheikhs such as Amr Khaled.

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