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Usāmah Bin Lādin sought his advice, and Muḥammad Mursī spared no effort to free him from the US prison. Many people probably do not know `Umar `Abd al-Raḥmān, who died on Saturday evening in a USA prison, but everyone knows the terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center and the United Nations...
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...
In February 2013 Arab-West Report researched the small but controversial Islamist movement known as the Salafī-Jihadis. An interview was procured with Ahmed ‘Ashūsh, one of their leading figures and a colleague of Muhammad al-Zawāhirī, brother of Ayman, the leader of al-Qā’idah. A summary of this...
The final version of the Jihād introspection book was approved by the Azhar. The introspections will be annexed to the other two books of the ideologue of the Islamic groups, Imām ‘Abd al-‘Azīz, who apologized for all killings committed based on his previous books and stressed the importance of...
Terrorism has proliferated in nearly all Islamic and Arab countries despite the differences between the ruling regimes. Within the Palestinian people’s resistance against the Israeli occupation, the phenomenon spread that some called “suicide bombing” and others called “martyrdom operations.”
The Family Library [Maktabet Al-Osra] released a new book by Rifa’at Al-Sa’id in which he tracks the phenomenon of political Islam over many years attempting to position it in its intellectual social and historical context. “The Islamized…what have they done to Islam and to us?” is the title of the...
The assassination of Ihāb al-Sharīf has triggered numerous reactions from religious quarters, particularly regarding relations between the Islam endorsed by those who killed him, and the rest of Muslim society.
Arab media primarily placed the war in Iraq in the framework of the religious dimension. Religion is present in the background of almost all articles. Reactions of religious institutions and figures and the impact of religion on the characters of both Bush and Saddam Hussein are the focus of...
The Islamic Research Institute issued a fatwa to the effect that jihad against the US in its war on Iraq is an individual duty on all Muslims. The fatwa has received both positive and negative comments and is reported to have raised the anger of the US Embassy in Cairo.
The Azhar urges all Muslims to jihad if a US war is launched against Iraq. The Coptic Orthodox Church sent a message to Kofi Anan asking the UN to prevent a war against Iraq. The Presbyterian Church in Ezbekia district witnessed a peaceful anti-war demonstration and a group of Egyptian Copts signed...
The author highlights the ongoing tensions between the Arab world and the West, and how many of these tensions are perpetrated by Shaykhs on television who issue Fatwás that only serve to widen the gap between the two.
In a message to al-Misrī al-Yawm, al-Zumur said that there are no conditions made by security officials at the Ministry of Interior as a prerequisite to release him from prison and that his meetings with the leaders of al -Jamā‘ah al-Islāmīyah aim to activate the principle of non-violence.
The author explains his viewpoint on the Arab-West relationship in light of the Vatican pope’s visit to Turkey.
The article discusses the issue of international terrorist groups working in Egypt and provides information on the group, its leaders and its policies.
The writer, Minister of Endowments, clarifies the real meaning of terrorism and Islam’s innocence from it, using parts of the Qur’ān to prove his words.
An old member of al-Jamā‘ah al-Islāmīyah affirms that some old leaders of the group joined al-Qā‘idah.
Another group of Muslims are arrested in Holland and accused of recruiting Muslim youth for jihād.
‘Abdul ‘Azīz al- ‘Abdullāh al-Tūwigrī reviews a study entitled ‘Moderation,’ conducted by the Administration for Public Relations and Media.
This article suggests that Western civilization was based on Islamic civilization, and that Western imperialism is framing Muslims as terrorists.
Transcript of a speech presented by William Dalrymple at the American University in Cairo, highlighting his experiences traveling to Christian Holy sites throughout the Middle East, as well as his personal interpretation of political Islām. He includes references to both historical and present day...

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