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Independent human rights organizations, monitoring the referendum over the draft Constitution, detected several attempts of preventing Copts from voting.
Jamāl Shamardal, a leading member of the Jamā’ah Islāmīyah (Islamic Group) in Beni Suef, held Priest Ishaq Kastūr of the ‘Izbit Marco Church of al-Fashn town, responsible for the escalated incidents in the governorate during the past few days.
President Muhammad Mursī decision to appoint 90 members of the Shūrá Council came as an evidence that Islamists, especially the MB, will have control over the number of appointees. This contradicts with spokesperson for the President Yāsir ‘Alī’s statements that 75 percent of appointees will not be...
Dr. Safwat 'Abd al-Ghanī, member of al-Jamā’ah al-Islāmīyah's Shūrá Council stated that the broadcasted statement attributed to al-Jamā’ah on allegedly issuing a fatwá apostatizing voters who are against the referendum of apostasy, has raised a wave of surprise and consternation.
Political and social theorist Sir Isaiah Berlin famously compared nationalism to a ‘bent twig’, ‘forced down so severely that when released, it lashed back wit
  Dozens of Salafists and members of the al-Jamā’ah al-Islāmīyah (Islamic Group) staged on Sunday (October 28) mass protests against ‘Id al-Adhá celebrations held on a main road overlooking the River Nile in the Upper Egyptian governorate of al-Menya, where more than 2,000 Muslim and Christian...
  The Islamist Alliance led by the al-Jamā'ah al-Islāmīyah (Islamic Group) and its political arm, Building and Development Party (BDP), continued preparations for the November 2 mass protests to demand the implementation of the sharī'ah, sacking the public prosecutor and purging the judiciary.
The Jamā’ah Islāmīyah (Islamic Group) rejected the text of Article 2 of the Constitution and called on the constituent assembly drafting a new constitution for Egypt to omit the word ‘principles’ of the sharī’ah, threatening to take to the streets and urge the people to refuse the constitution if...
Among the charges Abū Islām is facing is the agitating calls against Egyptian Christians that could undermine national unity and disrupt public security.
A vicar that was being groomed to be ordained as a priest in charge of a major church has announced that he converted to Islam.
After al-Misrīyn newspaper published its appeal to the authorities to permit the return to Egypt of the family of Rāfi' Mustafá Sayīd, known as Abū al-Miqdād and a leader of al-Qā'idah, the family arrived in Cairo yesterday. Al-Mikdad was killed in an American air raid in Afghanistan last year. 
Senior leader of the Islamic Reform Front Organisation,ʿAmr ʿAbd al-Shakūr ʿAmir, said the main reason for the end of good relations between al-Jamaʿa al-Islamiyyah and the Islamic Community, is because the Jamāl Hishmat [Gamal Heshmat] is attacking Assim ʿAbd al-Mājid (member of Shura Council)...
Press reports indicated that some texts written by a member of Jamā’ah al-Islāmīah contain an incitement to use violence, meanwhile, Jamā’ah al-Islāmīah has denied this and claimed that their approach is only missionary [in purpose]. 
For the second week in a row, the Endowment Department in Minya failed to put the mosques of the Jamā’ah al- Islāmiyah under control. Last week this made Endowment Ministry officers file a complaint in the police station against Muhammad Yaqūb, a popular Salafī preacher. The same incident recurred...
‘Abūd al-Zumur, member of the Shūrá Council of the Jamā’ah al- Islāmiyah, called upon political Islamists to revise their positions and not to obey any single person as well as to attend to the people of knowledge known to be good and upright.
Al- Jama’ah al – Islamiyah requested postponing the presidential elections until a national reconciliation has been carried out. It warned against starting elections procedures in the current political state. It stated yesterday that going forth with the presidential election procedures can...
In a move viewed as a withdrawal of its support of the Muslim Brotherhood, al-Jamā‘ah al-Islāmiyyah has called on all groups to review their stances and engage in a comprehensive dialogue in order to ‘realize the goals of the revolution and shape the future of our homeland’. 
The so called curse of the Muslim Brotherhood’s diaspora also affects al-Jamā’ah al-Islāmīah, most recently by a decision to expel the Muslim Brotherhood from the capital of Qatar, Dūhah.
Dr. Safwat Abd al- Ghanī, a spokesman for al- Jamā’ah al- Islāmiyah, said that the cessation of terrorist acts is related to the return of  public freedoms and that the law and justice prevail. 

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