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The article presents an overview of a group calling themselves the Quranists. Dr. Jamāl al-Bannā highlights the group’s stances on certain issues, their history, and what sets them apart from other Muslims.
Egyptian best selling author and Rose al-Yousuf columnist, Sayyid al-Qimnī, was reported to have received a death threat via e-mail signed by the name of Abu Jihād al-Qi‘qā‘, who is believed to have links with the extremist Islamist group Qā‘idat al-Rāfidayn.
Pope Shenouda III said it is natural for a President to belong to the religion of the majority, and it would be rather a “joke” should a Copt run for President. He added that expatriate Copts form no political party and a few of them are extremists.
The mass protests led by the outlawed Muslim Brotherhood group, in which 70,000 protestors took to the streets in 18 governorates in Egypt, has raised controversies about the real intentions of the Brotherhood.
In response to the Scotland Yard inquiry the Egyptian authorities have arrested Majdī al-Nashar, 33, an Egyptian biochemist suspected of making the bombs that were detonated in the July 7 London blasts that killed 56 people and injured many more.
The Qur’ān desecration incidents still echo in the U.S. and spark outrage across the Islamic world. The scandal that the American Newsweek Magazine unveiled has made the American hostility towards Islam no secret to anyone.
While the government clamps down on the Muslim Brotherhood to allegedly prevent them from winning seats in the Shūrá Council elections, the outlawed group witnesses internal disputes.
‘Abd Allāh Kamāl, the author, comments on an article authored by Muntaṣir al-Zayyāt in which he describes late thinker of Islamic groups, Sayyid Qutb, as a martyr.
The Egyptian government freezes the assets of 29 leading members of the banned Muslim Brotherhood. The tireless Brotherhood nevertheless plots to infiltrate the Shūrá Council to submit a candidate to run for president.
The Kifāyah movement is organizing marches protesting the new constitutional amendments. Meanwhile, the movement is experiencing serious internal disputes.


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