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A few days before the Shūrá Council elections, the government began a massive security raid of the Muslim Brotherhood organization and detained many of the group’s supporters. Senior officers of the Brotherhood defined the procedures as a prepared plan to rig the results of the election.
Faction leaders of the fundamentalist Jihād Organization are working on an initiative to cease all violence. The ideologue of the Jihād Organization, Sayyid Imām ‘Abd al-‘Azīz, finished his new book of rules and asked for a million British pounds for a five-year contract to publish and translate...
The article is based on a listing of articles that tackle two controversial fatwás issued by two prominent Islamic scholars. The first Fatwá was issued by Dr. ‘Izzat ‘Atīyah, the head of the Hadīth Department of the Faculty of Usūl al-Dīn [Fundamentals of Religion] at the Azhar University. The...
During its campaigns for the Shūrá Council elections, the Muslim Brotherhood issued an electoral platform that underlines the importance of general freedoms. Believing that Copts are welcome to all posts, it also supports the role played by the church in implementing social norms. The platform is...
Leaders of the Jihād Islamic group are about to issue their report on their adjusted strategies and tactics against using violence. While the majority of the group seems to approve of the amendments, some of the leaders consider the document unreliable according to possibility of having been...
The article represents different opinions of Muslim scholars about the official and legitimate fatwá.
Al-Zayyāt, the lawyer of the Islamic groups, assures the Jihād Organization’s decision to cease violence enjoys the support of the leading figures within the Islamic groups.
Security bodies came to an agreement with al-Jamā‘ah al-Islāmīyah early last year to release members of the group provided the group commits itself to jurisprudential reviews, which has led to the release of thousand of prisoners.
Despite the public uproar, the constitutional amendments were approved in a vote in Parliament. While the government and its advocators assert the importance of the amendments in enhancing democracy and supporting people, the opposition considers them an enhancement of the powers of the ruling and...
Muftī of Egypt ‘Alī Jum‘ah said that he supports dialogue with hardliners because it could help reduce terrorist attacks. However, he insisted that those who continue with violent actions must be dealt with accordingly.

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