Jama’a al-Islamiya

Body of ‘Blind Sheikh’ to be repatriated to Cairo Thursday
Egypt

Body of ‘Blind Sheikh’ to be repatriated to Cairo Thursday

Jama'a al-Islamiya group said Tuesday that the body of its spiritual leader Omar Abdel-Rahman, known as the Blind Sheikh, who died in…
Jama’a al-Islamiya to open headquarters, receive condolences for death of ‘Blind Sheikh’
Egypt

Jama’a al-Islamiya to open headquarters, receive condolences for death of ‘Blind Sheikh’

The Construction and Development Party, the political arm of al-Jama'a al-Islamiya group, will open its headquarters in different governorates to…
Wasat Party leader back to politics shortly after release
Egypt

Wasat Party leader back to politics shortly after release

The chairman of the centrist Islamist Wasat Party Abul Ela Mady resumed his political activity on Saturday, a few days…
Funeral held for Jamaa al-Islamiya leader who died in prison
Egypt

Funeral held for Jamaa al-Islamiya leader who died in prison

Thousands of mourners attended a funeral procession on Monday for Jamaa al-Islamiya leader Essam Derbala who was pronounced dead at…
Jamaa Islamiya urges pro-Morsi coalition to run for parliament
Egypt

Jamaa Islamiya urges pro-Morsi coalition to run for parliament

Jamaa al-Islamiya has urged outlawed political coalition National Alliance to Support Legitimacy, which led protests demanding the reinstatement of deposed president…
Jama al-Islamiya: Senior leader Essam Derbala died in prison
Egypt

Jama al-Islamiya: Senior leader Essam Derbala died in prison

Jamaa al-Islamiya has said that the former head of its advisory board, Essam Derbala, has died in prison. The announcement was…
Islamists voice opposition to anti-terror bill
Egypt

Islamists voice opposition to anti-terror bill

Egyptian Islamist factions have joined their liberal peers and journalists in their objection to the anti-terrorism law proposed by the…
Tamarod leader: Jamaa al-Islamiya rejected to leave Brotherhood alliance
Egypt

Tamarod leader: Jamaa al-Islamiya rejected to leave Brotherhood alliance

Founder of Tamarod movement Walid al-Barsh said that head of the Jamaa al-Islamiya Shura Council Ossama Hafez rejected the messages…
Jamaa al-Islamiya arrested leader Essam Derbala referred to prosecution for investigations
Egypt

Jamaa al-Islamiya arrested leader Essam Derbala referred to prosecution for investigations

According to judicial sources, Jamaa al-Islamiya leader Essam Derbala has been referred to supreme state security prosecution for investigations. Derbala was…
Former jihadist: Islamic State ‘as good as donkeys’ in reading Quran
Egypt

Former jihadist: Islamic State ‘as good as donkeys’ in reading Quran

A former Jihadist has slammed the Islamic State’s excommunication mentality, saying that its members are “as good as donkeys” at…
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