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Al-Arabi has learned that Sheikh Omar Abdel Rahman amir [commander] and mufti of Islamic groups has agreed to issue a request to the Egyptian authorities declaring his wish to return to his homeland.
The US Embassy has issued three-week entry visas to Aisha Hassan and Ahmed Abdel-Rahman, the wife and brother of Sheikh Omar Abdel-Rahman, spiritual leader of the underground Al-Gama’a Al-Islamiya. The blind cleric is serving a life sentence in a prison in Rochester, Minnesota, for plotting to bomb...
Egypt has said that it would not object to the return of a militant leader serving a life sentence in the United States on the condition that when he returns home he serves a sentence passed against him by Egypt some ten years ago.
Some of the Press sources in Washington discovered that the American government is trying to get rid of Sheikh Omar Abd Al-Rahman and deliver him to the Egyptian government.
In an unprecedented move, three human rights groups - the Centre for Human Rights Legal Aid (CHRLA), Al-Nadim Center for the Management and Rehabilitation of Victims of Violence and the Human Rights Center for the Assistance of Prisoners (HRCAP) - held a press conference to discuss their first...
Unlike previous sentences no member of the Gama’at al-Islamiya has been sentenced to death. This is perhaps related to the Gama’at’s denouncement of the use of violence and their stop on violent activities since last year.
The military courtrooms in Hike Step have seen a lot of strange things. One of the more bizarre spectacles, however, occurred on 17 June when the verdicts in the latest case against the Gamaa Islamiya - the Montaza Palace trial - came down. Leading defendant Ahmed Al Sheikh, who’d just been...
Of the thirteen military trials of the Gamaa Islamiya, this is the first in which no one has been condemned to death.
Egyptian state security prosecutors are currently questioning a member of the Jihad group who was extradited to Egypt last September. Police have also arrested 22 members of the underground Talae’i Al-Fat-h, Vanguards of Conquest, on charges of attempting to revive the group’s activities in the...

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