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A number of Muslim Brotherhood member in al- Faiyum have announced organizing militias called “Faiyum Armed Battalions.”
We aren't here to favor one religion over another, or compare between human beliefs… we can't tame this attitude. But we can differentiate a person’s behaviors when they have the same responsibility and are in the same place.
In a recent video posted on the Sinai-based Dā`esh website, the militant Islamist group also known as Islamic State of Syria and the Levant, called on the Muslim Brotherhood (MB) of Egypt to renounce its 'peaceful protest' and to take up arms against the current regime.
Ayman Muḥammad Rabīʿ al-Ẓawāhirī is a Muslim who claims that he is committed to bring the golden age of the caliphate back, and advocates a violent means of jihād to achieve his objectives. His own native country Egypt, along with many other countries, considers him a terrorist. During the 1990s,...
Scholars and legal experts warned from attacking citizens and using violence under the pretext of promoting virtue and preventing vice. Dr. 'Afāf al-Najār, former Dean of Faculty of Islamic Studies, said, that if these matters were left to the general public then Egypt would soon turn into a jungle...
Dozens of salafists distributed fliers in Qena protesting against the cabinet statement issued on April 20, 2011.
[Text spoken at the Missio-organized Parlamentarischer Abend in Berlin, March 15, 2011. The meeting was well attended. Seven members of parliament from different political parties participated, along with assistants of other members in parliament and diplomats of the Foreign Ministry. Dr. Otmar...
Articles appearing in the Egyptian press advocated the importance of differentiating between terrorism, which is rejected by all countries, on the one hand and on the other hand, legitimate resistance against occupation.
During a seminar held at the Journalists? Syndicate, the heavyweight Muslim scholar Shaykh al-Qaradawi discussed, among other subjects, the situation in Iraq. Shaykh al-Qaradawi, the head of the newly established, Ireland-based Union of Muslim Scholars, was quoted as saying that all Americans in...
Websites run by fundamentalists published the editorial of the issue No. 60 of the ?Al- Mujahidun? publication, the mouthpiece of the Egyptian Jihad group. It is written by Ayman Al-Zawahri and speaks about Jihad.
Arab media primarily placed the war in Iraq in the framework of the religious dimension. Religion is present in the background of almost all articles. Reactions of religious institutions and figures and the impact of religion on the characters of both Bush and Saddam Hussein are the focus of...
The Islamic Research Institute issued a fatwa to the effect that jihad against the US in its war on Iraq is an individual duty on all Muslims. The fatwa has received both positive and negative comments and is reported to have raised the anger of the US Embassy in Cairo.
The religious dimension of the war on Iraq has been and still is the focus of articles covering the war. This is in addition to news items about Kurdish Islamic groups being attacked by the US and comments on fundamentalist Islam in the light of the war. For the first time, the role of the media or...
Sāmih Fawzī writes about Takfīr and Rose al- Yūsuf, questioning the role of the Islamic Research Academy. Fawzī highlights the phenomena of recorded tapes that put national unity under threat as they encourage religious discrimination and call for supporting mujāhids.
Dr. Hasan ‘Abd Rabuh al -Misrī discusses the lifestyle of Muslims living in the U.K.
After the Muslim Brotherhood announced their plan to change the ‘banned’ group into a legal political party, many voices were raised in an evaluation of the group’s role in the political life throughout its history.
While the Jamā‘ah al- Islamīyah called for legislative means to release Shaykh ‘Umar ‘Abd al- Rahmān, al-Qā‘idah called for the kidnapping of American diplomats to achieve this goal.
The review discusses the 100th anniversary of the birth of Hasan al-Bannā, the founder and first guide of the Muslim Brotherhood organization, and counterarguments that al-Bannā was not angry about the 1940s assassination of Judge al- Khāzindār. It also describes the parliamentary battle between...
Majdī Khalīl mentions some of the situations where Muslims have attacked Christians, Jews and the West and questions who should apology to whom over such incidents.
The review takes up the issue of the niqāb as Jack Straw, Leader of the House of Commons, called on Muslim women in Britain to take off their veils in workplaces, while in Egypt, the President of Hilwān University made a decision to prohibit all niqāb-wearing students from entering the...

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