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Usāmah Bin Lādin sought his advice, and Muḥammad Mursī spared no effort to free him from the US prison. Many people probably do not know `Umar `Abd al-Raḥmān, who died on Saturday evening in a USA prison, but everyone knows the terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center and the United Nations...
Ayman Muḥammad Rabīʿ al-Ẓawāhirī is a Muslim who claims that he is committed to bring the golden age of the caliphate back, and advocates a violent means of jihād to achieve his objectives. His own native country Egypt, along with many other countries, considers him a terrorist. During the 1990s,...
 “Hell will break loose for the US if Omar Abdel Rahman is killed in prison,” said Safwat Abdel Ghany, member of Jama'a al-Islamiya's consultative council, in a press conference outside the US Embassy in Cairo on Wednesday. Abdel Rahman, commonly known as the “Blind Sheikh,” is allegedly leader of...
Muhammad Zuhdī discusses the meaning of jihād according to the Qur’ān.
Terrorism has proliferated in nearly all Islamic and Arab countries despite the differences between the ruling regimes. Within the Palestinian people’s resistance against the Israeli occupation, the phenomenon spread that some called “suicide bombing” and others called “martyrdom operations.”
America does not follow the right way of combating terrorism. The terrorist political-religious organizations in the Arab-Islamic world aim at overthrowing the established Arab and Islamic regimes. If America wants to win the Arab-Islamic countries to its side in the anti-terrorism war, it should...
The Egyptian press paid special attention to the situation Muslims in America and Europe are now facing as a result of the attacks against the World Trade Center and the Pentagon, which were claimed to be executed by Arab Muslim extremists. Although Muslims in America condemned the attacks, they...
Al-Akhbar, al- Ahali, Sout al-Ummah and Sout al-Azhar tackled the reasons behind the distorted image of Islām in the West and how to correct it. The four papers agreed on the need for an Arabic-Islamic media capable of addressing the West and explaining to it the true Islām.
Former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher declared that the attacks in America were not condemned strongly enough by British Muslims. She added that the people who attacked the two towers of the WTC were Muslims and that Muslims should prove that this terrorism was not Islamic. British...
The Taliban ruling Afghanistan denied recent reports about its agreement to exchange two Americans, who were accused, with another six aid workers, of Christian missionary activity in Afghanistan, for Omar Abdel Rah...
From his jail in the United States, Shaykh Omar Abdel Rahman, the spiritual leader of al- Gamaa’t al-Islāmīyah in Egypt, issued a controversial statement, in which he withdrew his support for their initiative to abandon violence. This initiative was originally launched in July 1997.
The fifth anniversary of 9/11 was a strong reminder of the continued war declared by Islamism against the world, and especially the “infidel West.” This article approaches some of the many questions that that have been raised by the war.
The war in Afghanistan led to a division within an Egyptian family, Some of them live in Cairo and others live in New Jersey. The family members living in Egypt are against America’s war on Afghanistan and the members living in America support the war as one of them was working in the WTC and...
The Middle East Media Research Institute (MEMRI) issued a report titled "Egypt’s Al-Azhar Clerics: We declare war on America," The title implies that many if not most Azhar scholars declared war on America. Dr. Abdel Mo’ti Bayoumi stressed that this was certainly not true. He said that the report...
The imam of the American-Muslim military men believes that there is no contradiction in his being a Muslim and a loyal soldier in the American army. In the Friday sermons, he concentrates on devotion to work. He also condemned the terrorist attacks of September 11.
Western countries, led by the USA, are committing a great historical sin, if they keep making decisions for the future at a disturbed time. They have the right to protect their interests, but to insist on drawing a picture of the future now is a real danger for the whole world. We are all in the...
In his book "The Islamic threat, myth...or reality?" John Esposito answers the question of whether Islam, after the fall of Communism as a universal power, has become the greatest threat for the West. He represents a methodical prognosis of the political positions in the most important nations...
Dr. Nasr Abu Zayd is upset about the media debate on Islam in the West. Abu Zayd rejects the view that Islam should be held responsible for extremist attacks. The political discourse as reflected in Western media did not mind its language. The media debate on Islam is getting more entrapped in the...
The attacks of September 11 brought forth feelings of rage against everything that has to do with Islam. Wearing a veil is considered to be an explicit sign of Islam and its political attitude. The West has attacked the veil considering it a sign of Islam and its attitudes. The West’s attack on the...
The former Egyptian ambassador in Israel accused the Mossad of being behind the recent attacks in America. He said that America overlooked the absence of 4,000 Jews from their work in the World Trade Center on the day of the attack, adding that Israel was the only country that had not declared...

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