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Islām al-Masrī, ‘AinShamsUniversity graduate and private Lycée al-Huriyyah school alum, made the unexpected shift from prestigious middle-class family to the terrorist group, ISIS.
Table of Contents I. Introduction: Complications II. Egyptian Media Reporting III. Experiences of the Center for Arab-West Understanding (CAWU) IV. NGO Registration: The U.S. Model
Egypt’s Syndicate of Journalists and the independent newspaper al-Misrī al-Yawm embarked on taking the necessary legal procedures to have the sentence of one-year term in jail and a fine of 10,000 Egyptian pounds against each one of three journalists suspended.
Recent statements made by the US administration, denouncing the scandal [refers to assaulting demonstrators] of the amendment of article 76 of the constitution, has put the government in a predicament after Washington called for bringing to trial the persons who assaulted the demonstrators...
The Egyptian Movement for Change, Kifāya, upgraded defiance in the face of the ruling regime, insisting on tracking down the persons suspected of assaulting protesters against the plebiscite on article 76 of the constitution dealing with presidential elections, including women, before the...
Rose al-Yousuf magazine has recently been astonished by two successive statements: the first by the Jihād organization issuing a death threat to writer Sayyid al-Qimnī if he does not renounce his thoughts and writings, and the second by al-Qimnī himself announcing his renunciation of all the...
Egypt’s al-Jihād group has stunned public opinion with its recent announcement that it killed al-Ahrām journalist Ridā Hilāl, whose mysterious disappearance a couple of years ago bewildered the security agencies.
Muslim Brotherhood Supreme Guide Mahdī ‘Ākif dismissed the allegation that any dialogues were taking place between the group and the Americans, saying, “no matter the pressures we are facing inside the country, we would never seek help from the United States. The US knows well that we are totally...
Confrontations erupted between the security forces and the Muslim Brotherhood group in the governorate of al-Daqahlīya, killing 34-year-old Mahdī Ghannām, a teacher of English language.
Muhammad Yusrī, the fugitive brother of terrorist Īhāb Yusrī, who carried out a recent suicide bombing at the downtown ‘Abd al-Muncim Riyād square, was handed over by Libya, where he escaped shortly before the incidents in which several people were injured. His sister Najāt Yusrī, along with a...
Nabīl Louqā Bibāwī, a Christian member of the Shura Council and professor of Criminal Law, said Wafā’ Costantine’s conversion to Islam and return to Christianity has taken place through the tolerant precept of Islam that suggests “fending off harms is of priority to bringing about gains.” That...
The red lines of Egypt’s Muslim Brotherhood group. The outlawed organization’s leader Muhammad Mahdī ‘Ākif, who manifested a sky-is-the-limit approach in the struggle against the government, called for civil disobedience after he discovered that the Brotherhood is entitled to take it to the streets...
The Egyptian grassroots do not know anything about the Kifāya movement, the Communists or the Muslim Brotherhood, which all marred the quality of life, disturbed the peace and security, played with fire and tampered with people’s interests.
Whenever a terrorist operation occurs, voices calling for convening an international anti-terrorism conference crescendo. Recently the build-up has been such that this conference seems to be billed as a solution to terrorism. In fact it is a fantasy to which we should not surrender our minds.
Dr. Muhammad Habīb, the deputy Murshid of the Muslim Brotherhood, has denied reports of a deal between the banned group and the government.
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.”
Sacd al-Dīn Ibrāhīm, one of Egypt’s most prominent activists and human rights crusaders, has challenged his country’s leaders for most of his life. He was imprisoned from 2000 to 2003 on charges that were criticized internationally as being politically motivated. Ibrāhīm is writing his memoirs as a...
The once-insider of the outlawed group, ‘Alī ‘Ashmāwī, says he discovered that the organization had been penetrated by Western agencies.
The Egyptian authorities stepped up their crackdown of the Muslim Brotherhood by arresting 20 top ranking figures in the outlawed organization.
Pope Shenouda III, the Patriarch of the See of Saint Mark, denied that a Copt would run for the presidential post in the coming elections after the amendment of article 76 of the constitution.

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