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On October 6, 1981, an army soldier jumped from a truck in a military parade and shot President Anwar al-Sadāt. The assassin’s name was Ḥusayn ʿAbbās Muḥammad, who, for seven consecutive years, won the Army Shooting Championship, and shot the first bullet that killed President Sadāt. “The Pharaoh...
The Arab countries, Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Bahrayn, and Egypt have issued a joint statement on Friday morning, naming 59 people and twelve entities, 26 of them Egyptian, accused of terror actions. The statement included a list of wanted people, among them was Yūsuf al-Qaradāwī, who...
‘Izzat al-Salamunī is a member of Jamā’ah al-Islāmīyah’s Cairo Guidance Council. He hails from Salamun village in the district of Tīmah, in the governorate of Suhag in Upper Egypt. He graduated from the Azhar University in Cairo with a degree in commerce. He has adult children from his first wife,...
The brother of the assassin of former president Anwār al-Sādāt returned to Egypt from exile in Iran August 28 and surrendered to the authorities.  
Khālid al-Islāmbūlī, a nephew of Khālid al-Islāmbūlī, a top convict in the murder of late President Anwar al-Sadāt, arrived in Cairo on May 7, 2011. He came from Iran through Turkey after a 23 years of absence. He and his family were not banned form entering Egypt, even during the time of the...
‘Abbūd al-Zumur is indeed a man of mystery. Nobody understands why an efficient lieutenant-colonel in the Egyptian military intelligence service who came from a privileged background, could be part of an assassination plot.
The following lines present more details about the Jihād introspections, their advocates and their opponents. While some people consider Imām’s revisions a turning point in the history of the Islamic groups, many observers doubt the authenticity of the revisions.
The lawyer for the Islamic groups, Muntasir al-Zayyāt, stirred up a new controversy when he announced that he will establish a political party that will include members of the Islamic groups who repented from the use of violence.
‘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.

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