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Ḥizb al-Bināʾ wa al-Tanmiyah [Construction and Development Party], the political arm of al-Jamāʿah al-Islāmīyyah [Islamic Group] in Egypt, called on all political groups to stick to national reconciliation and to renounce violence and repression that could lead to a civil war.
Despite the escalating demands for the dissolution of the religious parties that emerged after the revolution of January 25, 2011, the Egyptian Supreme Administrative Court rejected a lawsuit to dissolve some religious parties last July because the lawsuit was filed by a lawyer without legal...
Two weeks after the terrorist attack against police forces in al-Baḥarīyah Oasis, Egypt, on October 21, an extremist group called Anṣār al-Islām claimed responsibility for the attack. The article provides some information about that group, which has recently surfaced in Egypt. 
A decision to close four churches in the Egyptian governorate of al-Minyā sparked controversy and renewed talks about protecting Christians in Egypt and their right to worship and building churches. This comes at a time when some Western reports, issued by official institutions and non-governmental...
The author, Ḥamdī Rizq, states that the recent population census did not meet the expectations of Copts and a range of observers who wanted to know the official number of Copts in Egypt. Although the national Coptic Orthodox Church does not announce or ask for numbers to avoid provoking sectarian...
  Egyptian high-ranking security source said on Thursday that indications have been monitored of the intention of the military wing of the Qatar-Turkey-funded terrorist group, the Muslim Brotherhood to escalate the terrorist operations during the current period in its strife to destroy the pillars...
The author ‘Abd Allāh al-Rumayḥī points out that the use of Islam as a tool to access power and thus actualize the dream of re-establishment of the Islamic Caliphate is not new in the history of Muslims and the history of the region, but the world has changed irrevocably. 
The power of Dāʿish has begun to spread all around the world. The question of this article is whether their power is a real Islamic power, or merely the creation of American propaganda. The site “Business Insider” has provided the readers with five possible scenarios for explaining Dāʿish’s future...
The Salafists of Egypt have voiced their resentment towards Burma’s ambassador, demanding his expulsion and the cutting of ties with the Burmese government. They have published a statement that calls for the unity and protection of Muslims around the world, accusing the government of Burma of...
Many articles and studies seek to analyze the factors that push some young people to take up arms against state institutions. Most of these studies have identified two sets of factors that govern the behavior of a person who decides to resort to violence. The first group concerns the structural...
The Muslim Brotherhood committed many mistakes, which led to its disintegration and division, said researchers in Islamic movements, stressing that the group did not learn from the mistakes of the past. “The Muslim Brotherhood practices were the main reason for the revolt against its regime on June...
In his famous speech on June 29, 2012, after winning the presidential election race, deposed Egyptian President Muḥammad Mursī pledged exerting efforts to release Shaykh `Umar `Abd al-Raḥmān, leader of al-Jamā’ah al-Islāmiyah [Islamic Group] who died last Saturday in a US prison.
The Political Parties Department of the Supreme Administrative Court rejected the proposal presented by a lawyer to disband the salafī al-Nūr (Light) Party because it is based on religious principles. The Court affirmed, however, that it is not within the rights of any individual to call for...
Dr. Elizabeth ʿAbd al-Masīḥ Shākir, member of the House of Representatives, said that there is no interference by the judicial or legislative powers, highlighting that “Parliament can not interfere in the judiciary’s work.”
Before the bombing of the two churches in Ṭanṭa and al-Iskandariyya, there was a rising of the group Jamāʻa al-Islāmiyya al-Takfīriyya that is known as “al-Ṣaʿadūn Bil-Ḥaq”. Due to the political vacuum in Islamic organizations, a new organization has publicly appeared with an Islamic unification...
Dāʿish, also known as "ISIS". the terrorist organization, has acknowledged its failure to create sectarian strife within the Egyptian society. The latest issue of the organization’s weekly magazine " al-Naba”, said with regard to the recent church bombings in Tanta and Alexandria: "The predominant...
Egypt is facing a confrontation against terrorist groups concentrated in northern Sinai targeting military installations and buildings and extending their activity recently to the capital.
Minister of Culture Ḥilmī al-Namnam expressed his happiness for attending the discussion of the book al-Ṭarīq ilā dāʿish [The Road to ISIS] in the Rose al-Yūsuf Foundation, one of the beacons of freedom [of expression].
Watch...Naguib Jibra’el: “Rami Jan” does not represent Copts The counselor Naguib Jibra’el [Najīb Jibrāʾīl], head of the organization of Egyptian union for human rights, has emphasized that the fugitive Journalist Rami Jan [Rāmī Jān] , who  frequently appears the Muslim Brotherhood’s Media channels...
Egypt’s efforts to include the Muslim Brotherhood on the Organization of Islamic Countries (OIC)'s lists of terrorist groups have failed due to a strong opposition from Algeria and five other member countries, including Turkey. In its closing statement at its 12th session held in the capital of...
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