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The head of the Ansar Al-Sharī‘a organization in London stressed that Iran handed Rifa’i Taha, the head of the military wing of the Jamā‘āt al-Islāmīyah over to Syria and they then handed him over to Egypt. Still, fundamentalist sources in Egypt did not confirm the news. From another...
The article gives an outline of the terrorists that the Egyptian courts convicted but who were offered asylum by foreign countries, among which was America. It sheds light on their crimes and the judgments made against them. The author points out that America, which once hosted some of these...
The article gives an overview of the history of Refa’i Ahmed Taha, the leader of the Gama’at Al-Islamiya, the terrorist actions he committed, and the reports about the Syrian authorities handing him over to Egypt.
The leaders of the Egyptian Gama’at Al-Islamiya, who are living outside Egypt, are making great efforts to verify the location of Refa’i Ahmed Taha after the breaking of news about him being arrested in Syria and recently being handed over to the Egyptian authorities.
Associated sources in London declared that the Israeli intelligence service Mossad passed around the news about Damascus handing over Refa’i Ahmed Taha, the military leader of the Gama’at Al-Islamiya, to Cairo. The leader of the Ansar Al-Shari’a organization in London said that the negotiations...
The article gives an overview of the history of Refa’i Ahmed Taha with the Gama’at Al-Islamiya and how he started his relationship with Usama Bin Laden after the many conflicts between him and the Gama’at. The Luxor massacre of 1997 and the initiative of denouncing violence were the main reasons...
A leader within the Egyptian Gama’a Al Islamiya thinks that the Copts of Egypt should be considered as Kufar [unbelievers] with whom Muslims have no peace treaty. By doing this he has given permission for extremists to kill Copts, and capture their women and children, to exchange for the group’s...
Refa’i Taha, the military leader of the Gama’a Al-Islamiya, called for killing the Americans and Jews wherever they are. In his latest book he described them as unbelievers and aggressors who are attacking Muslim’s land and honor.
The lawyer of the Gama’at Al-Islamiya said that if investigations proved that members of the group were behind the armed robbery of the national bank of Al-Marragha it meant that those who rejected the initiative denouncing violence had begun to take practical steps. A statement was issued by the...
Rafi Ahmed Taha, a prominent leader of the Gama’a Al-Islamiya, accused Egyptian authorities of being responsible for the killing of fundamentalist leader Alaa’ Abdel Razaq Atia, and one of his accomplices in a clash with the Egyptian security forces in Aswan on October 19.
Osama Bin Laden met with some members of the Egyptian Jihad organization. They announced that they are planning to free Omar Abdel Rahman from his prison. Abdel Rahman’s son called for Jihad [holy war] against America. The article ends by Montasser Al-Zayat’s responding to the question if this call...
Since issuing the non-violence initiative, the Gama’at Al-Islamya is living in a state of disputes and division between two groups. The first group, lead by Mustafa Hamza, was the one behind issuing the non-violence initiative, in March of last year. The other group, headed by Rifai’ Taha,...
It has become certain that the organizations of the extremist groups have almost come to a demise. Reuters and all news agencies reported about the division inside the Egyptian Al-Gamaa Al-Islamiyya. Refai Ahmed Taha, who is sentenced to death for the Luxor massacre carried out by Al-Gamaa in 1997...
Disagreements over the leadership in the Gama’at Al Islamiyya came yesterday to the open. Mohammed Shawki Al Islambuli, one of the leaders, assured from his exile in a declaration sent to Reuters that the leadership council of the Jihad group had submitted its resignation last year. He said that...
In a new and exciting development, disagreements have exploded between the leaders of the Gama’at Al-Islamiyya abroad A war of words started between what is called the European Group and the Afghanistan Group similar to the war of words that started after the Luxor massacre between the two sides.
The question has been raised whether the American military strike against what were described as Osama Bin Laden’s bases in Afghanistan on August 17 will force the Taliban movement to clamp down on the Saudi dissident and his Arab-Afghan associates.
Montasser El-Zayat, generally acknowledged as lawyer and spokesman of the radical Gama’at al-Islamiya, explains in an interview the dynamics within the extremist groups. He asks for a dialogue with these groups.
Also Al-Osbua gives a background on Osama Bin Laden and his former connections with the US.
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