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Salah Hashim, the founder of the Gama´at Al-Islamiya spoke about the Gama´at since its foundation in Assiut, the role the then governor of Assiut played in relation to the formation of the Gama´at and their disputes with the Muslim Brotherhood. He supports the corrective review of the ideologies of...
Qutb’s ideology was the driving force for many Islamic groups, some of whom, such as al-Takfīr Wa al-Hijra, have gone to extremes.
[The title is a play on words of the name of the Muslim Group of Takfir and Higra] We have to give up our useless approaches in dealing with the world. We have to adopt an approach that is based on tafkir [thinking] and not on takfir [accusation of unbelief]. We only have to count that number of...
What has happened to Egyptian society and led to the catastrophe of religious extremism, which has claimed the lived of many innocent people and tarnished the image of Islam and Muslims in the world? I believe there are three major factors that contributed to the spread of religious extremism in...
Gamal Al-Banna believes that the violence of the Islamic groups is a reaction to the barbaric torture practiced by the State against the Muslim Brotherhood in the time of president Gamal Abdel-Nasser. Dr. Essam Al-Eryan said that some Islamic groups believe in the necessity of military action as a...
An expert in Al-Ahram Political and Strategic Studies Center said that the concept of political Islam appeared in the mid-seventies due to an American study on the Iranian Revolution and Khomeini. He added that Islamic groups are divided into two sections, namely, Islamic religious movements and...
In this article Sheikh Youssef Al-Qaradawi speaks about Islam and secularism, the weakness and disunity among Muslims, the Muslims’ aggression towards the West, the violence of the Gama’at Al-Islamiya and the responsibility of the preachers, thinkers and the governments towards correcting the...
Dr. Rifa’at Al-Said, the general secretary of the Tagammu opposition party, believes that Islamizing politics is the essence of terrorism and that the Muslim Brotherhood were the first to use terrorism. He stresses that that Islam is not a fertile ground for radical thoughts as some people claim.
The author commented on Tareq Al-Bishri’s article, in which he compared the attitude of the State towards the Coptic youth demonstrations against what Al-Nabaa published to the Azhar students’ demonstrations against the publication of the "Banquet for Seaweed." He believes that the State was very...
The author believes that Egyptians’ fear of the report of the US Commission for International Religious Freedom on Egypt prevented them from seeing that it was poorly written and lacked information. He thinks that the question in hand is not the rights of religious minorities, nor does it achieving...

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