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This author outlines claims about the alleged abduction of Muslim girls and attempts to convert them to Christianity with the help of the Coptic Orthodox church.
A recent statement by the Supreme Guide of the Muslim Brotherhood, Muhammad Mahdī ‘Ākif, in which he said that the Brotherhood was ready to send 10,000 troops to Lebanon, has raised the fears of the Egyptian government about the group’s military expertise and capabilities.
A few days ago Muslim dā‘īyah, Dr. Safwat Hijāzī, issued a fatwá urging Muslims to declare war against Israeli civilians worldwide. The fatwá was severely condemned by the Azhar, the highest religious institution in the Muslim world, as incorrect and terrorist in nature.
With the end of the Ḥizb Allāh-Israel war, which claimed nearly 900 lives on both sides, a number of Egyptian writers have devoted several articles to the issue, raising questions about what they described as the short-sightedness of the Ḥizb Allāh.
In a statement published yesterday on al-Jamā‘ah al- Islāmīyah’s website, the group denied any links to al-Qā‘idah¸ indicating that Dr. Ayman al-Zawāhirī’s recent videotaped message about the alleged union between some members of the group and al-Qā‘idah "contradicts reality."
Sources within the "banned" Jihād group have recently revealed that the group is currently considering a non-violence initiative, in response to repeated calls from former leaders of the group to reject violence, Ahmad Imbābī writes. Unlike al-Jamā‘ah al -Islāmīya, the Jihād group has no "...
A discussion was held on the recently proposed draft law that amends some articles of the penal code pertaining to custodial sentences for publishing offences. A few days ago the People’s Assembly gave preliminary approval for the draft law amid growing calls to lift all restrictions on freedom...
A few days ago, the Shūrá [Consultative] Council discussed a draft law on amending some articles of the penal code pertaining to publication-related cases. A large number of journalists staged a sit-in in protest against the proposed amendments, describing them as a setback to the freedom of...
On the first anniversary of the July 7 London bombings, Al-Sharq al-Awsat devoted much space in its issues of July 6 to 8, 2006 to articles analyzing a recent survey by The Times on the terrorist acts which claimed 52 lives and injured more than 700 people.
The Shūrá [Consultative] Council has recently agreed to discuss proposed amendments to some articles of the penal code pertaining to the imprisonment of journalists in publication-related cases. In an attempt to express their opposition to the proposed draft law, a large number of journalists...

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