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In his address before the imāms and preachers on Thursday (October 25), President Mursī said the Ummah (Nation) will never rise without a conviction, as if the Egyptian society has never known convictions and faiths before the Muslim Brotherhood made their way to power.
The Salafi Front called for an Islamic Revolution under the name “A Revolt of the Muslim Youth” at the end of the current month, without specifically prohibiting the use of weapons. However, Salāh ʿAbd al-Maʿabūd a member of the high commission of the Nūr party said the effect of the Salafi Front...
An article appeared in Tahrīr stating that the late Sayyid Qutb, main ideologue of the Muslim Brotherhood, was a freemason.
A split faction of the Muslim Brotherhood announced its intention to form a new political party “Free Justice”.
“The Falcons of Qutb” led by leaders who have broken off from the Muslim Brotherhood have issued a document called the “The Organization of Resistance”. This document acts as a revision to the idea of peaceful change. They have demanded, in an official statement, that the Muslim Brotherhood discard...
A group of youth of the Muslim Brotherhood joined forces with a group from Hāzimūn movement and called themselves “Falcons of Qutb” (with reference to extremist thinker Sayyīd Qutb). The group called for dispensing with peacefulness in resistance to what they called the military coup in Egypt (...
Writing in 1999 for al-Usbūʿ newspaper, Hānī Zayyāt and Muṣṭafā Sulaymān expressed the
Considered a milestone in the Egyptian modern history, if not in the entire region, the July 1952 revolution has influenced not only the historical writings, but also creative works, whether of art or literature.  A TV drama series broadcast last Ramadan with the title “Al-Jamā’ah 2” [the Muslim...
The simultaneous bombing of the churches in Alexandria and in Ṭanṭā shocked everyone who is aware of the evil plan to attack Egypt through murder. For the war against terrorism has been raging on in Sinai for years and the Egyptian army has been thoroughly outworn as a result.
Before the bombing of the two churches in Ṭanṭa and al-Iskandariyya, there was a rising of the group Jamāʻa al-Islāmiyya al-Takfīriyya that is known as “al-Ṣaʿadūn Bil-Ḥaq”. Due to the political vacuum in Islamic organizations, a new organization has publicly appeared with an Islamic unification...
The Observatory for Takfīrī Fatwās and Extremist Thought, associated with Dār al-Iftā’, affirmed that the clash between terrorist organizations has worsened. Every organization is trying to surpass, and destroy, the other. This clash has transformed into a hostile phenomenon that has spread...
Researcher Islām Biḥayrī described discussions about reconciliation with the terrorist Muslim Brotherhood as “the crisis of all crises,” from which Egypt and the surrounding region would not recover again. In a long interview with al-Dustūr, Biḥayrī said: the Brotherhood got a proper chance to...
The debate in the United States of America over whether or not to classify the Muslim Brotherhood as a terrorist organization is raging these days. The idea is not a new one, and there was a draft law proposed to the congress years ago in this sense, but it did not gain much traction because the...
`Ali Jūm`ah, member of the Senior `Ulema Council and former Mufti of Egypt, launched an attack on the Muslim Brotherhood, describing them as a “terrorist group that persists to Mūshrik (polytheist) attitude.”
Controversial discussions followed the catastrophic explosion that hit the Petrine Church in `Abassiya, Cairo, claiming the lives of 24 persons and 49 injured, on how to deal with terrorism and on what security measures should be implemented to eliminate violent attacks from their roots or at least...
Egypt's Grand Mufti, Dr. Shawqī `Allām, said that extremist groups filled the vacuum in young minds with takfīri thoughts, pointing to the easy access through social media that turned the world into a global village.
What is it that drives Hamās, the Jordanian Muslim Brothers, and many other Islamist groups before them, to declare openly that they are not associated to the Muslim Brotherhood Organization (MBO) of Egypt or to its international branches? The failures of the Muslim Brotherhood today is the result...
Background: Father Christiaan van Nispen tot Sevenaer (15.3.1938 – 12.5.2016) was a Jesuit priest and had been in Egypt since 1962. Van Nispen had a PhD in Islam which he received in Serbonne, Paris. Besides his PhD, he also studied Philosphy and Islam and had been active in the formation within...
Background: The tape concerns an interview with Dr. ʿAbd al-Muʿṭī Bayūmī, professor ʾUṣūl al-dīn (sources of Islam) and scholar at the Azhar University. He tackles the issue of enlightenment in Islam while criticizing the Islamist views of Shaykh Yūsuf al-Badrī’s. Bayūmī praises Azhar Shaykh Dr....

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