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ʿUmar ʿAbd al-Raḥman was born in 1938 in the village of al-Jamālīyah on the Nile Delta. He lost his sight ten months after his birth due to childhood diabetes. In 1993, ʿAbd al-Raḥman was charged with leading a terrorist group that orchestrated several terrorist attacks.ʿAbd al-Raḥman was convicted...
The Middle East Media Research Institute recently highlighted a YouTube video issued by the former Muftī of Egypt, Nasr Farīd Wāsil, on May 7, 2011. In his presentation, MEMRI quotes him as saying: The martyr Bin Lādin, Allah's mercy upon him, waged Jihad for the sake of Allah against the Soviets...
A march of thousands of people started from al-Nūr mosque to the U.S. embassy in Cairo/Egypt condemning the death of al-Qā'idah leader Usāmah Bin Lādin. Shaykh Hāfiz Salāmah, the leader of the protesters, went to the embassy first by car and did not participate in the march because of his old age...
Around 300 Islamists rallied in anger in Cairo on May 6, 2011 over the killing of al-Qā'idah leader Usāmah Bin Lādin by US forces in Pakistan. The demonstrators were watched on by police as they gathered around a salafist mosque and unfurled a banner bearing a picture of Bin Lādin that declared he...
'Abūd al-Zumur, founding member of Egypt's Islamic Jihād Organization and friend of al-Qā'idah's new chief Ayman al-Zawahrī, said on 3 March 2011 that Usāmah Bin Lādin's death will not affect the organization and pleaded against revenge attacks. Zumur, who was in jail with Zawāhrī, said Bin Lādin...
As soon as the Coptic Orthodox Church announced its decision to go on with celebrations for Pope Shenouda III’s “39 Years as Pope” celebrations at Wādī al-Natrūn, al-Qā‘idah announced the expiration of the ultimatum the group had given the church to release the allegedly detained converts held in...
The article is an interview with Natana J. DeLong-Bas. She is a senior research assistant at the Center for Muslim- Christian Understanding at Georgetown University, Washington, D.C. The interview sheds light on her book ‘Wahhabi Islām: From Revival and Reform to Global Jihād.’ The book presents...
The author discusses the pope’s recent visit to Turkey, and emphasizes the intellectual battle raging between the West and the religious ideology of today, both in the Vatican and in militant Islam.
The author believes that the USA uses Bin Laden to justify its expected war against Iraq, as the whole world, except Britain, is not convinced of its other justification. He writes that if al-Jazeera had not transmitted Bin Laden’s threats to attack the US if it attacks Iraq, the US would have...
Gamal Ismail, a journalist, played an important role in the relationship between Jezira TV and the Qā‘idah organization. He wrote a book called ?I, Jezira TV, and Osama Bin-Laden.? He wrote that his experience with Jezira TV shows that Jezira TV did not aim at revealing the truth but making...

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