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In January 1996, Abu al-‘Ila Mādī, then a leading member of the outlawed Muslim Brotherhood group, abandoned the Brotherhood. He and some 74 founding members have presented the documents founding al-Wasat party.
The report issued by the State Council commission, which confirmed the Islamic sharī‘a as the main legislative source according to the third [Editor: should be second] article of the constitution, has provoked positive reactions among the political coulisses. The report also stated that the...
Amr Khaled, the well-known da’iya [a man who call for Islam,] has succeeded the banned Omar Abd Al-Kafi on the preaching pulpit of the Al-Seid club mosque and soon afterwards became very popular.
Farid Abdel Khaliq is the most important leading figure of the Brotherhood. He stresses that the group is not a political power but a Da´awa-oriented group. He does not oppose the establishment of a Coptic party but without calling for applying the Christian teachings. He believes that the...
Some Brotherhood members believe that the group needs a kind of ideological renovation like that of the Gama´at Al-Islamiya. Other members believe that the Brotherhood does not have anything to apologize for, and that it did not cause any harm to society at any time, which is not the case for...
The article cites parts of John Esposito´s book “The Islamic Threat…a Reality Or a Fable.” The book gives a critique of President Mubarak´s regime and of how he countered Islamic groups.
‘Imād Taha discusses the birth of the Wasat Party, a breakaway from the Muslim Brotherhood, and questions the Islamist group’s support for plurality.
In the last parliamentary elections, there were attempts to twist the laws and exploit religion and religious slogans for political gains, a matter that calls for a firm pause. As for the Copts, some say they should have a larger representation in various dimensions of the government. Many...
Opposition parties form a United National Front for Change and seek to include the Muslim Brotherhood.
By listening to Muhammad Mehdi Akef, the seventh guide of the Islamist organization founded in 1928 by Hassan Al-Banna, one has a feeling of dealing with a personality that is regarded as the "pope" of Islam.

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