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The article covers a meeting attended by the leaders of al-Jamā‘ah al- Islāmīyah who spoke about their history and their plans for the future. They stressed the renunciation of violence and adopting peaceful means in their interaction with the regime and the society.
Asharq Al-Awsat and Al-Qahera gave a summary of a new book by the Gama’a Al-Islamiya about the Qai?da network. Al-Musawwar and Al-Ahram Al-Arabi interviewed two of the leaders of the group to comment on its ideological reconsiderations.
The Egyptian government has recently released 1000 members of the Gama?a Al-Islamiya on the occasion of the anniversary of the October 6 war. Significantly, Karam Zuhdi, leader of the group, and Fou?ad Muhammad Al-Dawalibi and Essam Abdel-Magad, members of the Shura Council of the group, have also...
The article reviews a study by Islamist Abū al-‘Ilā Mādī in which he shows the history and ideological bases of al- Jamā‘ah al-Islāmīyah.
According to Mustafá Rajab, Jamā‘ah Islamīyah has tried to change its radical position to more a social and democratic one. It has issued books and statements portraying its new philosophy, which is considered to be repentant for everything it has done in terms of violence against the...
The author highlights the recent meeting of Jamā‘a Islāmiya, which decided to select Karam Zuhdī as the successor to the group’s founder ‘Umar ‘Abd al-Rahmān in case the latter dies in prison.
In a statement published yesterday on al-Jamā‘ah al- Islāmīyah’s website, the group denied any links to al-Qā‘idah¸ indicating that Dr. Ayman al-Zawāhirī’s recent videotaped message about the alleged union between some members of the group and al-Qā‘idah "contradicts reality."
In an attempt to promote its recent non-violent approach, al -Jamā‘ah al- Islāmīyah has launched a website, which the author says marks a considerable change in the ideological stance of the "banned" Islamic group.
The article asserts that the Egyptian government is releasing members of al- Jamā‘a al-Islāmīya in batches after they vowed to renounce violence and reintegrate into society.
The article is an interview with Al-Nabawi Ismael, the minister of interior at the time of Sadat. He comments on the acquittal of members of the Al-Gama’a Al-Islamiya. He also comments on the Muslims Brotherhood group and the relation between Sadat and Islamic groups.
The writer comments on the decision of releasing Karam Zuhdi and raises a question: Did Karam Zuhdi sell Aboud Al-Zumor, his master, to the government?
Egyptian authorities acquitted Karam Zuhdi, the leader of the Gama´a Al-Islamiya with 1000 members of this organization.
One of the most important things concerning the ideological reconsiderations of the Gama´a Al-Islamiya is their new attitude towards the Coptic issue. Karam Zuhdi, the leader of the group, criticizes considering the funds of Copts as permissible spoil [for Muslims]. He said that those who did...
The interviews Asharq Al-Awsat had with Karam Zuhdi, the leader of the Gama´a Al-Islamiya were followed by statements raising doubts about the initiative to renounce violence. The Gama´a Al-Islamiya responded to these statements.
The author comments on the interview, which Karam Zuhdi, the leader of the Gama´a Al-Islamiya, had with Asharq Al-Awsat and the ideological reconsideration he stated.
The author interviewed Karam Zuhdi, the head of the Gama´a Al-Islamiya, in the Aqrab prison, about the Egyptian Gama´a Al-Islamiya. They spoke about recent changes in the opinions of the Gama´a, its attitudes concerning the police, army and state. Zuhdi was asked about the group...
Last year witnessed some unexpected actions by the Islamic fundamentalist movements. The Gama´at Al-Islamiya declared its initiative for denouncing violence and published four books to the same effect.
A lawyer for the Gama’at Al-Islamiya in Egypt announced the establishment of the “Future Center for Studies and Research” in line with the group’s ideological revisions.
The leaders of the Gama´at Al-Islamiya expressed their complete agreement to end the actions to kill. They affirmed that their mistakes in the past came as a result of a false Ijtihad. In this article they explain the legal basis behind their renunciation of violence and reconsideration of old...
Montasser Al-Zayyat recorded the experience of his 25 year-relationship with the Islamic movements in Egypt in his new book “Al-Zawahri as I knew him.” The book is not a biography of the leader of the Jihad organization. It is a thorough analysis of the history of the Islamic movements in Egypt.

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