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  The Islamist Alliance led by the al-Jamā'ah al-Islāmīyah (Islamic Group) and its political arm, Building and Development Party (BDP), continued preparations for the November 2 mass protests to demand the implementation of the sharī'ah, sacking the public prosecutor and purging the judiciary.
Several Islamist groups have come out against the terrorist actions of ISIS in Iraq and their displacement of Christians in the Mosul region of Iraq, specifically declaring these actions in clear opposition to Islamic jurisprudence. 
Walīd al-Bursh the coordinator of the Islamic Tamarud (Rebel) Movement stated that the movement is examining filing a lawsuit to demand the dissolution of the  Construction and Development Party, the political arm of the Islamic Jamā’ah. The decision will be taken in the meeting of the movement...
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 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...
Consultant ʿĀdil al-Shūrbajī, First Deputy President of the Court of Cassation and Chairman of the Committee on Party Affairs, said that the committee referred the papers of six political parties to the Attorney-General to investigate the extent of their violation of the Political Parties Law...
The US State Department on Thursday named al-Jamā'ah al-Islāmiyah in Egypt as a global terrorist organization among 70 terrorist organizations worldwide, despite the group's involvement in political life following the January 25 Revolution and its establishment of the political Construction and...
On Tuesday, Cairo’s Criminal Court postponed the trial of the Supreme Guide of the Muslim Brotherhood and 738 others in the Rabʿa Dispersal case until a hearing on January 17.
‘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,...
Among the difficulties in assessing the news of Egypt is the Cairo-centrism of journalism. A problem plaguing the nation in general, all major newspapers operate from the capital attracting the best talent away from other regions in search of promotions and a better life. Quality of information...

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