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Since June 30, 2013, sporadic acts of violence and terrorism have risen to the surface of the public sphere, and armed Takfīri groups and movements have systematically adopted the use of violence. However, over time, smaller groups active in different parts of the country, have targeted both state...
The Islamic political groups, the Brotherhood [Muslim Brotherhood] foremost among them, continue using the slogan "Islam is The Solution". These groups have adopted the slogan to appeal to the emotionality of many simple people, who consider it to be the magic key for all the problems faced by the...
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 a series of articles entitled, ‘The Perils of a Religious State,’ Jābir ‘Aṣfūr, the secretary general of the Supreme Council of Culture, warns of the dangers of Islamic theocracy.
Some Coptic websites presented a study realized by Dr. George Bibāwī and Dr. Robert Show. The study deems Pope Shenouda Kāfir and provide an explicit argument to its claims.
The article criticizes Saudi researcher Sa‘īd Bin Nāṣir al- Ghāmidī who has launched a Takfīr campaign against intellectuals and writers of Arab cultural life.
In this article the author comments on the book of Muḥammad ‘Imārah in which he accused ahl al-Dhimmah of infidelity.
Comment on lack of tolerance for differences in views, often related to religious principles and displayed in various media. Two Cairo lectures by William Dalrymple show a strong Christian population decline in the Arab World.
In a series of articles, entitled, ‘The Perils of a Religious State,’ Jābir ‘Aṣfūr, secretary general of the Supreme Council of Culture, examines the first calls for the establishment of a religious state and warns of its dangers.
‘Abd Allāh al-‘Alyān, the author, discusses an article written by Radwān al-Sayyid about the thoughts of late prominent leader of the Muslim Brotherhood, Sayyid Qutb. The article aims to acquit Qutb of being the ideological source of violence-motivated groups.
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."
An interview with Mustafa al- Zayyāt, member of al-Jam‘āt al- Islāmīya and the main attorney defending those accused of Islamic fundamentalism, concerning Ayman al-Zawāhirī whom he knew very well from the days they spent together in al-Qal‘a Prison.
The Muslim Brotherhood’s demonstrations in support of the independence of the Egyptian judiciary have posed many questions over the group’s respect for the current “positive laws,” Mustafa Bayyoumī writes.
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.
The Jihād organization considers that governments which do not apply sharica [Islamic law] must be attacked in order to force them to do so.
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 Egyptian authority released two leaders of the Gama’at Al-Islamiya who were sentenced to 15 years in the case of Sadat’s assassination. The release came one week before the four-year anniversary of the peace initiative declared by the leaders of the Gama’at Al-Islamiya.
October magazine obtained the confessions of five high-ranking members of terrorist groups, who repented after discovering the groups’ lies and deceptions whilst in prison. These members informed security and religious officials of their decision to repent. They presented the truth to October [...
They are a new group of sexually disordered new extremists; all the previous extremists had vague explanation’s to their terrible crimes against the country and innocent citizens. They believe that marriage without officially certified contracts is acceptable, and that recording names of children...
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