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Foreign intelligence reports have revealed that Ben Laden has nominated the Egyptian Mohammed Atef, known as Abu Hafs, as his successor in the event of his arrest or death. Arab witnesses backed the report whilst officials from the White House said that arresting Ben Laden, although highly...
"Since you cannot convey reality precisely, since in the last resort there is no precise reality to convey, why worry? All that is expected of you is a good story, so let them have it. Truth? What is truth?" writes Edward Mortimer in "Islam and the Western journalist." And thus the Western press...
A statement by the movement’s spiritual leader Ali Sadr Al Din Bayanouni said a reported crackdown on Rifa’at Assad’s stronghold in the port city of Latakia was part of the Syrian president’s campaign to pave the way for the transfer of power to his son, Bashhar.
Egyptian security authorities recently announced the sudden and completely unexpected arrest of 20 leaders of the outlawed Muslim Brotherhood.
Security forces arrested the three leaders of the new organization of the Muslim Brotherhood. The state security prosecution faced the three leaders -- engineer Mohammed Ali Bashir, Dr. Mohammed Abd Al-Bad’a Abd Al-Maged and Dr. Sa’ad Zaghloul -- with investigations that assured that they are the...
Interview of al-Arabi with Montasser Al-Zayat, the lawyer of Gama’at al-Islamiya. Al-Arabi accused him of maneuvering, spoke about the termination of his role and the death of the Gama’at al-Islamiya and its weakness. Zayat, instead, calls himself a mediator between the Gama’at al-Islamiya and the...
In the first major shoot-out in the capital since 1996, four militants were shot dead during a police raid in a Pyramids Road slum district.
After he had spent ten years in the American prisons, the American authorities finally permitted Omar Abdel Rahman’s wife and his brother to visit him. His wife and brother will present to him the declarations of the Egyptian Ministry of Internal Affairs concerning his re-trial and return to Egypt.
Magdy Hussein, editor-in-chief of Al-Shaab, has now been sentenced to two years in prison for libel. The sentence is the result of the campaign of Al-Shaab of over a year against Youssef Wali, Minister of Agriculture. Hulsman describes Hussein’s views on Islam.
Some 200 Egyptian journalists staged a sit-in at the headquarters of their syndicate on August 21, to protest the imprisonment of three of their colleagues and call for the abrogation of laws they said stifle press freedom and inhibit free speech.

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