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Background: ʿIsām al-ʿIrīyān has been a member of the Muslim Brotherhood for many years and served on its Guidance Bureau. He is now the Vice Chairman of Ḥizb al-Ḥurriya w-al-ʿAdāla‎ (Freedom and Justice Party) founded by the Muslim Brotherhood in 2011. Al-ʿIrīyān has been arrested several times;...
Background: ʿIsām al-ʿIrīyān’s is a member of the “middle generation" of the Muslim Brotherhood leaders, who developed their political stance in students’ politics in the early 1970s. He maintains a fundamentally Islamic world view and as such propagates the application of the Islamic Sharīʿah. The...
ʿIṣām al-ʿIrīyān was born in 1954 in Giza, Egypt. al-ʿIrīyān is a member of the “middle generation" of Brotherhood leaders, who developed their political stance in students’ politics in the early 1970s. He maintains a fundamentally Islamic world view and as such propagates the application of the...
The mass protests led by the outlawed Muslim Brotherhood group, in which 70,000 protestors took to the streets in 18 governorates in Egypt, has raised controversies about the real intentions of the Brotherhood.
Leading activist of the Muslim Brotherhood ‘Isām al-‘Iryān has allegedly written three letters from his Tura prison custody pending investigation by the Supreme State Security Prosecution. Bearing his signature, the letters were meant to be sent to his wife, members of the Brotherhood’s Irshād [...
Last Sunday the Cairo Criminal Court annulled the decision of the Supreme State Security Prosecution that placed al-‘Iryān under house arrest, and upheld the decision for his release.
The general counselor of the Brotherhood does not believe the government responded to their success in the recent parliamentary elections through the severe and unjustified verdict of the Military Court in the case of professional syndicates. Two Egyptian human rights organizations requested...
The victory of the Moslem Brotherhood in the recent parliamentary elections in which they obtained 17 seats created many speculations about what they would do in the future, especially after they announced their intention to form a new political party. al-Musawar discarded the possibility of...
The Supreme Military Court pronounced its sentence in the case of the professional syndicates, in which 20 members of the Brothers are accused. All the accused were charged with joining a banned group that was established in violation of the law. Dr. Essam al-Arian, the spokesman of the...
Al-Hayat, praised the Muslim Brotherhood for backing the Coptic candidate of the Wafd Party in the Waili district. The author of the article described the group’s attitude as "a new step towards an opening to other political powers and an attempt to extend the group’s efficient political tendencies...

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