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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...
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.
Police authorities finally arranged a meeting between prisoner Abū ‘Umar and his family after detaining him in an unknown location for three years. Abū ‘Umar had been arrested by the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) and its Italian counterpart, in Milan in 2003 over his alleged relations with...
Lawyer of Islamic groups, Muntasir al-Zayyāt, who defends Hasan Mustafa Usāma Nasr, otherwise known as Abu ‘Umar al-Misrī, has recently revealed that al-Misrī is planning to sue the former Italian prime minister, Silvio Berlusconi, for being involved in his abduction and deportation to Egypt...
A member of the Islamic Liberation Party in the United Kingdom, Mājid Nawāz, was released last week from an Egyptian jail after serving three-quarters of his five-year jail term, which was on charges of spreading his party’s ideology in Egypt.
The author notes the imprisonment and release of several British members of the Islamic group Hizb al-Tahrir. The author adds that perhaps their imprisonment should never have occurred, since some argued that they ever only expressed their opinions peacefully.
Usama Rushdie, a leader in the Gama’at Al-Islamiya, said that he would not be extradited to the Egyptian authorities because there is no agreement between Egypt and Holland for exchanging fugitives.
Egypt is holding three suspected Muslim militants who were arrested in the United Arab Emirates and handed over to Cairo in February, a London-based Islamic organization said on February 24.

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