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Rifʿat al-Saʿīd was born in al-Mansūrah, al-Daqahlīyah governorate on 11 October, 1932. al-Saʿīd is considered as one of the most prominent leftist figures in Egypt. In 2005, al-Saʿīd criticized the amendment proposed by President Ḥusnī Mubārak to article 67 of the Egyptian constitution. The...
Fu’ād ‘Alām talks about the relations between security services and the Muslim Brotherhood. He denies the torture to death of Kamāl al- Sinānīrī and blames the leadership of the Brotherhood for concocting a fake crisis about his file out of self-protection.
The author criticizes statements made by Shaykh Yūsuf al-Qaradāwī in which the Muslim cleric tries to acquit the Muslim Brotherhood of crimes attributed to them by saying that the only act of violence the group was involved in was the assassination of judge al-Khāzindār.
Subtitles:- I never play with my words or dress them up, I just take care of everything.- America feels easy at heart with some Islamic tendencies. It even defends their interests.- The security system will not stand still towards violence.- I am not an Islamic writer, but a Muslim writer.- Wearing...
The author reviews veteran journalist Muhammad Hasanayn Haykal’s opinions expressed on the Al -Jazeera channel about the Muslim Brotherhood and replies given by the group’s top leaders, in what looks like a face-off between Haykal and the supreme guide.
The author argues that the Muslim Brotherhood is not in any way a public organization. None of the criteria of public organizations, as stipulated in the Egyptian constitution and law, applies to the Muslim Brotherhood.
Most of the recently arrested Brotherhood members are university professors. There have been more cases where university professors have been involved. The article discusses how these Brotherhood members succeeded in jumping to the seats of faculty members in the educational systems of Egyptian...
The author reviews a book by a Muslim Brotherhood member called Mahmoud al-Sabbāgh. The book, the author says, contains the ideology of the group about killing enemies of Islam, as examples of assassination allowed by the Prophet Muhammad were cited by al-Sabbāgh.
In this 1949 article, the late Egyptian intellectual ‘Abbās al-‘Aqqād argues that the Muslim Brotherhood, which he says has sparked unprecedented sedition in Egyptian society, has dubious origins, saying that the grandfather of the Brotherhood founder was a watch fixer in Morocco, a job that was...
‘Ādil Hammouda writes that if Muslim Brotherhood came to power, democracy in Egypt would certainly be threatened.
The Muslim Brotherhood has admitted that it has two election slates, one public, one private.
Conflicts between members of the banned Muslim Brotherhood group, Jamāl Tāj and Muhammad Tousoun intensified recently over a complaint filed by the former to the Guidance Office demanding a thorough investigation into Tousoun’s abuse of power.
By listening to Muhammad Mehdi Akef, the seventh guide of the Islamist organization founded in 1928 by Hassan Al-Banna, one has a feeling of dealing with a personality that is regarded as the "pope" of Islam.
The satellite channel of Al-Jazeera investigated the topic of the relation between the Brotherhood and successive Egyptian regimes thoroughly. Al-Jazeera's Cairo office prepared an episode that is more like a trail of the Brotherhood. The episode starts with the famous oath of allegiance. The...
Three runaway suspects turned themselves in to the Egyptian authorities, increasing the number of arrested Muslim Brotherhood members to fifty-eight. One Muslim Brotherhood member, Muhammad Ibrahim, has yet to be arrested. The prosecution for Higher State Security sentenced the three suspects to...
The Egyptian authorities accused the Muslim Brotherhood of sending some members to receive training on arms in the framework of the group’s effort to overthrow the government by force. The authorities closed down 20 commercial and economic enterprises owned by the group, after they [the authorities...
The Higher State Security Prosecutor in Egypt said yesterday that members of the banned Muslim Brotherhood were arrested a day earlier for planning to overthrow the regime by force and to establish an Islamic Caliphate. Security forces arrested 54 members, including Muslim Brotherhood leaders in...
The author is of the opinion that Brotherhood is like a magician playing card tricks with legitimacy: democracy slogans in elections, planning conspiracies against it in secret, using the media to build Brotherhood hierarchies to spread their ideas and manipulating people’s minds and beliefs.
[Editor’s note: Due to personal problems of the translator the translation could not be finished. A complete translation of the article will be published in week 15] Al-Midan newspaper organized a debate between the Muslim Brothers and Egyptian intellectuals. It was moderated by Midan’s editor in...
The crackdown on the Muslim Brotherhood continued as the prosecutor-general extended the detention of 20 alleged Brotherhood activists, arrested two weeks ago, by another 15 days pending investigation.

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