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The Global Fatwa Index (GFI) affiliated to Egypt’s Dār al-Iftāʾ and General Secretariat for Fatwa Authorities Worldwide reported that it has monitored 500 samples on various fatwas that have been issued over the years by official institutes as well as by radical and ultra-conservative Islamist...
On the margin of his participation to the Synod of the Catholic Bishops held this year in Baghdad, Coptic Catholic Patriarch Isḥāq Ibrāhīm toured the Iraqi capital to take pics under the colossal statue of the city’s founder, Abu-Ghaʿfar al-Manṣūr. Accompanied by his secretary, Father Būlus Bibāwī...
  As demonstrations continue in various parts of Egypt, opinion articles in Egyptian newspapers on Monday emphasized their opinion that the weekend attack in Alexandria was planned abroad and that foreign forces will not succeed in breaking Egypt's national unity...    
  Egyptian newspapers on Monday appeared to carefully avoid charges of stoking the fires of sectarianism, largely refraining from sensationalist reporting on the Alexandria church attack, and instead giving much attention to unification efforts between Muslims and Christians, as well as ongoing...
  Jayson Casper considers the attack in Alexandria and the resulting sectarian demonstrations which arose in its wake. He explores some of the contextual issues and finds hope in an interfaith effort promoted by a dialogue group in the city. Even so, efforts to find meaning in the tragedy must go...
  AWR Chief Editor Cornelis Hulsman says that the government, Muslims, and Christians need to work together to address the growing sectarian tension in Egypt in order to prevent future attacks, such as the the New Year's Day bombing of a Coptic Orthodox Church in Alexandria, which left 21 dead and...
A woman dressed in black who lost her husband in the recent Sayyidat al-Najāh church massacre came a day before Christmas celebrations to mourn her husband at the same spot where her husband died. In the past few weeks, Baghdad has witnessed armed operations targeting Christians. Many have died and...
The Supreme Emergency Court of the State Security in al-Ismā‘īlīyah extend the detention of the accused of terrorist bombing in Sinai and Sharm al-Shaykh of 2005 and 2006.
Egyptian best selling author and Rose al-Yousuf columnist, Sayyid al-Qimnī, was reported to have received a death threat via e-mail signed by the name of Abu Jihād al-Qi‘qā‘, who is believed to have links with the extremist Islamist group Qā‘idat al-Rāfidayn.
Two people were arrested following a 14-hour anti-terror operation by Dutch police forces, ending a standoff with suspected Islamic terrorists that lasted all day in the Dutch capital of Amsterdam. Three police officers were wounded during the raid by a grenade hurled by the suspects. Moreover, the...
Sa‘īd Shu‘ayb reports about the Ḥadd of Riddah and how it is manipulated by Islamic extremists.
70 fanatics in Alexandria were arrested on suspicions of belonging to al-Qā‘idah. The Islamic group claims that they are innocent of the attempt to assassinate the author Nagīb Mahfūz.
The author reports on a meeting convened by the Egyptian Interior Ministry to discuss ways to prevent possible terrorist operations and notes parallel developments concerning members of alleged terrorist groups.
The author discusses the identity of the alleged successor of Abu Mus‘ab al-Zarqāwī, the former leader of al-Qā‘ida in Iraq, amidst conflicting information provided by US and Egyptian security agencies on this score.
Islamic movements, along with the climate of political and social tension, create extremism, violence and supporters of the Salafiya Jihadīya trends such as the Mansura, Tawhīd and Jihad groups.
Mamdouh al-Musallami declares the rise of a new generation of terrorist networks, but some experts disagree.
The article is on the arrest of 22 terrorists and the killing of seven during clashes between policemen and members of a group, al-Tawhīd wa al- Jihād, suspected of masterminding the Dahab and al-Joura bombings that claimed the lives of a few tourists and many Egyptians in Sinai.
The article deals with the killing of a terrorist who masterminded the Dahab chain of bombings that claimed the lives of scores of Egyptians and foreigners and wounded others and the arrest of his aide.
This press review deals with the history of the al- Tawhīd Wa al-Jihād organization, which is blamed for the deadly bomb attacks on the tourist resort of Dahab in Sinai that killed a number of Egyptians and foreigners and wounded many others.

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