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On Wednesday, Egyptian authorities carried out the execution of terrorist Hishām ʿAshmāwī after he was convicted of committing several terror-related crimes among them being targeting prominent figures and civilians and carrying out the bombings of several security facilities.
In this op-ed, Amīna Khayrī critiques the role that the media plays in classifying different people or organizations that are in the midst of ongoing military, resistance, or terrorist campaigns against governments in the Middle East.  She writes the following:
The competent security authorities deported accused suspects from Kuwait to Egypt. The Supreme State Security Prosecutor ordered to imprison them for 15 days in Ṭura Līmān Prison pending investigations into accusations of their joining a group established contrary to the provisions of the law and...
The Supreme State Security Prosecution extended the imprisonment of eight defendants, who were deported from the Gulf to Egypt, for 15 days pending investigations over accusations of their joining a terrorist group established contrary to the provisions of the law and the Constitution.
Seeking to keep the case of their father in front of the public eye, the family of the Blind Shaykh, ‘Umar ‘Abd al-Rahmān, organized another conference at the site of their open sit-in across from the American Embassy.  
One of the interesting subplots to the Egyptian revolution is the fate of ‘Umar ‘Abd al-Rahmān, known as the Blind Shaykh, who is incarcerated in America for his role in organizing the 1993 attempt to blow up the World Trade Center. His family has maintained a small sit-in protest outside the US...
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.  
Le Monde reports on the French government expelling a radical Islamist cleric for sermons which they deemed to be inciting violence. The preacher will now return to his native Egypt, although no information is given as to what will happen to him there.  
Egyptian police tighten their watch over foreign Azhar students for fear that they will recruit other students to join jihād movements.
The article discusses the issue of international terrorist groups working in Egypt and provides information on the group, its leaders and its policies.


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