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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.


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