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In a new book expected to stir controversy, the Jamā‘a Islāmīya in Egypt criticizes the ideology of several fundamentalist movements and their takfīr [the act of accusing someone of unbelief] of regimes and individuals.
In its recent book “Islam and the challenges of the 21st century,” the Gama?a Islāmīyah critiques the theory that confrontation should take place between Muslims and Christians, and East and the West. The Gama?a responded to those propagating this theory and asked Muslims not to consider any human...
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...
Asharq al-Awsat and al-Musawwar interviewed a leader of the Gama?at al-Islāmīyah and asked him about how the Gama?at were established, the conditions in which the initiative of denouncing violence was declared and the reasons behind their ideological reconsideration. Akher Saa interviewed a...
In this article, Hamdi Abdel Raḥmān, one of the eight leaders of the Jamā‘āt al- Islamiya who wrote the four books that renounce most of the ideologies of the Gama?at, speaks about how he came to join the Gama?at al-Islāmīyah, why the Gama?at resorted to violence and why they later renounced...
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 is the last part of the overview the paper started of the book of “Nahr Al-Zikrayat…Al-Muragaat Al-Fiqheia lil Gamaa Al-Islamiya” [The River of Memories…The Juristic Revisions of Al-Gama´a Al-Islamiya]. The overview contains the answers of the leaders of Al-Gama´a Al-Islamiya...
The article reports on the annual meeting of the Brotherhood International Organization, held in Qatar. Such meeting put forth questions on the role of Qatar, the new trends within the Brotherhood organization, and the American-Brotherhood dialogue. There was a European-Brotherhood dialogue in...
The article presents five questions and their answers, which were published in the book “Nahr Al-Zikrayat” [The River of Memories] by leaders of Al-Gama´a Al-Islamiya. The questions about the non-violence initiative published in the book were directed to leaders of Al-Gama´a Al-Islamiya...
The article provides some questions and their answers published in the book of “Nahr Al-Zikrayat” [The river of memories] by leaders of the Gama’a Al-Islamiya. In a previous article, nine questions and their answers were published. The questions published in the book were directed to leaders of the...
Al-Gama´a Al-Islamiya has recently published two books: “Nahr Al-Zikrayat” [The River of Memories,] and “Tafgerat Al-Riyadh, Al-Ahkam wa Al-Athar” [The Bombing of Riyadh, Rulings and Impacts]. The significance of the two books not only lies in the presentation of the frank dialogues that took...
The article is an overview of the answers the leaders of the Gama´a Al-Islamiya gave to four of the 30 questions directed to them concerning the initiative to renounce violence and the ijtihads it is based on.
In the light of the last chapter of a book titled “Ruling in Islam,” the article presents the meaning of “renewing fiqh,” “changing world,” and the role that can be played by the Gama´a Al-Islamiya in pushing that development.
The article is an overview of a new book by the Gama´a Al-Islamiya about the wrong ideologies of the Qa´ida.
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...
Rifcat Sayyid Ahmad argues that a book, recently issued by al-Jamā‘at al-Islāmīya [Islamic Group], is just a collection of illogical political and religious justifications for the corrupt and despotic regimes across the Arab world.
Al-Sharq al-Awsat has surprised observers of the Islamic political movements by publishing a new book, written by al-Jamāca al-Islāmiyya and entitled Al-Hākimiyya: Nazra Sharciyya wa Ru’ya Wāqiciyya [Governorship: a legal look and a realistic vision]. This book has proved controversial in Egyptian...
The collaboration between Sādāt and Islamist groups has taken many different forms, including the so-called "Muslim markets."
The Editor-in-chief of Al-Musawwar magazine conducted many interviews with the leaders of Al-Gama´at Al-Islamiya. Those interviews have been recently published in a book titled "A Conspiracy or a revision: A dialogue with the leaders of extremism at Al-Aqrab prison.”
Aboud Al-Zumor, one of the imprisoned leaders of the Gama´at Al-Islamiya, denied that he objected to the peaceful tendencies of his group. He assured that he is in favor of the initiative to denounce violence, which he declared with the historical leaders of the Gama´at Al-Islamiya five years ago.

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