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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...
Despite press reports claiming the rejection of Al-Gamaa Al-Islamiyya to ongoing efforts by some of its former members to establish a political party, the would-be founders vow to move on. Dialogue is said to be taking place between leading members of several Islamist groups including the Gamaa...
Egypt’s largest Islamist militant group, the Al-Gamaa Al-Islamiyya, has announced several new initiatives as part of its effort to switch from violent opposition to the government to a legal alternative, its lawyers said.
The local authorities accepted several successive complaints by a local citizen against Dr Gamaal Haneen and his brothers, who were building a new house for the entire family, that they were constructing a church building. This led to a forced closure of the house happening during the receiving of...
Interior Minister Habib El-Adli denied that there is a truce between the security forces and the Gama’a Islamiyya. He said his department acts to reintegrate jailed militants into society once they "repent" and are released. El-Adli also announced that an official probe into allegations of police...
The Minister of the Interior Habib Al-’Adly emphasizes that Egypt is secure and everything is under control, denies that there is any religious persecution in Egypt, or that there is any compromise between the security forces and terrorist groups, and talks about the release of repentant ex-...
After nearly two years of dithering, reported internal splits and a worldwide crackdown led by the United States, Egypt’s largest militant organization, Al-Gama’a Al-Islamiyya, issued a statement on 25 March announcing its decision to renounce anti-government violence.
The Arab Strategic Report issued last week by the Al-Ahram Centre for Political and Strategic Studies argues that religion has little to do with the problems faced by Copts. Weak democratic institutions and human rights violations are the main reasons behind the problems faced by all Egyptians, be...

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