Zaki Bani Rushaid on trial

Zaki Bani Rushaid on trial

22.12.2014 La rédaction

Zaki Bani Rushaid on trial‘souring ties with a foreign country’

On Nov. 17, Zaki Bani Rushaid in his Facebook page explained that the Emirates plays the role of the “American cop in the region,” “supports coups” and is a “cancer in the body of the Arab world.”

200 lawyers in Jordan signed up to represent Mr. Bani Rushaid.

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Inside the Brotherhood

Inside the Brotherhood

08.12.2014 La rédaction

This is the first in–depth study of the relationship between the Egyptian Muslim Brotherhood and its own members. Drawing on years of participant observation, extensive interviews, previously inaccessible organizational documents, and dozens of memoirs and writings, the book provides an intimate portrayal of the recruitment and socialization of Brothers, the evolution of their intricate social networks, and the construction of the peculiar ideology that shapes their everyday practices.

Kandil shows why attempts to compare the Brotherhood to secular social movements or typical forms of religious activism obscure its unique nature, and he seeks instead to unlock the organization s unique logic. Building on his original research, Kandil reinterprets the Brotherhood s slow rise and rapid downfall from power in Egypt, and compares it to the Islamist subsidiaries it created and the varieties it inspired around the world.

This timely book will be of great interest to students and scholars of the politics of the Middle East and to anyone who wants to understand the dramatic events unfolding in Egypt and elsewhere in the wake of the Arab uprisings.

Polity Press (21 novembre 2014)

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Explosive device in Al-Wasta

Explosive device in Al-Wasta

22.11.2014 La rédaction

An explosive device detonated as it was being planted on a railway track in Al-Wasta town, Beni Suef governorate, Egypt. At least one assailant was killed in the blast. Following the explosion, three additional devices were discovered and defused along the tracks. No group claimed responsibility; however, officials attributed the attack to the Muslim Brotherhood.

Sources : Global Terrorism database

“Bomb blast near Egypt train station: ministry,” Agence France Presse — English, November 22, 2014.”

“Officials: Man blown up trying to lay explosives on Egyptian railway,” UPI, November 23, 2014.”

“Bombs uncovered on Egypt railway tracks,” Al Jazeera, November 23, 2014.”

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Dalil Boubaker Defends the UOIF

Dalil Boubaker Defends the UOIF

21.11.2014 La rédaction

Following the publication by the United Arab Emirates of a list of terrorist organizations including the UOIF, Dalil Boubaker, Great Mosque Rector in Paris, sent a message of support to the Organization.

“This decision is appalling and unjustified, and constitutes a disturbing amalgam”.

“If the fight against terrorism and its networks is an absolute necessity that we support, it must not turn into a witch hunt. The UOIF cannot be described as a terrorist organization”.

“We regard the UOIF as a reliable institution working for social peace and the integration of Islam and Muslims in the French landscape, in conformity with the Republican laws”, adds Paris Great Mosque which awaits the Emirati authorities “to reconsider their decision in order to avoid any ambiguity and therefore fight terrorism effectively”.

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The UAE publishes a Terrorist Group List

The UAE publishes a Terrorist Group List

15.11.2014 La rédaction

The United Arab Emirates have approved a list of terrorist groups and organizations in accordance with Federal Law No. 7/2014 on Combating Terrorism Offences. The Law was issued by His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan.

 The list is expected to be published in the media for transparence purposes and to raise the society awareness on these organizations.

1. Muslim Brotherhood in the UAE

2. Al Islah Society

3. Fatah Al Islam in Lebanon

4.  Islamic Association in Italy

5. UAE Jihad cells

6. Osbat Al Ansar in Lebanon

7.  Islamic Association in Finland

8. Al Karama Organisation

9. Al Qaida in the Islamic Maghreb

10. Islamic Association in Sweden

11. Ummah Parties in the Gulf region

12. Ansar Al Sharia (Supporters of Sharia Law) in Libya

13.  Islamic Association in Norway

14. Al Qaida Organisation

15. Ansar Al Sharia in Tunisia

16. Islamic Relief  Organisation  in London

17. Islamic State (Daesh)

18.  Mujahideen Youth Movement in Somalia

19. Cordoba Foundation in Britain

20. Al Qaida in the Arabian Peninsula

21. Boko Haram in Nigeria

22. Islamic Relief  Organisation — an affiliate of the International Organisation of the Muslim Brotherhood

23. Ansar Al Sharia (Supporters of Sharia Law) in Yemen

24. Almoravids Battalion in Mali

25. Taliban Pakistan

26. Muslim Brotherhood Organisation and group

27. Ansar Al Deen (Defenders of the Faith )in Mali

28. Abu Thar Al Ghafari Brigade in Syria

29. Islamic Group in Egypt

30. Pakistan’s Haqqani network

31. Al Tawhid Brigade in Syria

32. Egyptian Ansar Jerusalem

33. Pakistani Lashkar-e-Taiba group

34. Tawhid and Faith Brigade in Syria

35. Ajnad  Misr (Egyptian Jihadist Group)

36. East Turkistan movement in Pakistan

37. Green Brigade in Syria

38. Mujahideen Shura Council

39. Aknaf Bait Al Maqdis (Defenders of Jerusalem)

40. The Army of Mohammad  in Pakistan

41. Abu Bakr Al Siddiq Brigade in Syria

42. Al Houthi Movement in Yemen

43. The Army of Mohammad  in Pakistan and India

44.  Talha Bin Obaidullah Brigade in Syria

45. Saudi Hezbollah Al Hejaz

46. Indian Mujahideen in India/Kashmir

47. Hezbollah in GCC countries

48. Al Sarim Al Battar Brigade

49. The Caucasus Emirate (Chechen Mujahideen)

50. Abdullah Ibn Mubarak Brigade

51. Al Qaida Organisation in Iran

52. Islamic Movement of Uzbekistan

53. Syrian Martyrs Brigade

54. Badr Organisation in Iraq

55. Abu Sayyaf Group (Philippines)

56. Abu Omar Brigade

57.  Asa’ib Ahl Al Haq (League of the Righteous) in Iraq

58. Council on American-Islamic Relations (Cair)

59. Ahrar Shammar Brigade in Syria

60. Hezbollah Brigades in Iraq

61. Kanvas organisation in Belgrade, Serbia

62. Sariyat Al Jabal Brigade in Syria

63. Abu Fadl Abbas Brigade Iraq

64. Muslim American Society (Mas)

65. Al Shahba Brigade in Syria

66. Al Youm Al Maoud Brigade in Iraq

67. Association of Muslim Scholars

68. Al Qa’qa’ Brigade in Syria

69. Omar Bin Yasser Brigade (Syria)

70. Union of Islamic Organisations of France

71. Sufian Al Thawri Brigade in Syria

72. Iraqi Ansar Al Islam Group

73. Federation of Islamic Organisations in Europe

74. Ibad Al Rahman Brigade in Syria

75. Al Nusra Front in Syria

76. Islamic Association in Britain

77. Omar Ibn Al Khattab Brigade in Syria

78. Ahrar Al Sham Movement in Syria

79. Islamic Society of Germany

80. Al Shaima Brigade in Syria

81. Army of Islam in Palestine

82. Islamic Association in Denmark

83. Al Haq Brigade in Syria

84. Abdullah Azzam Brigades

85. Islamic Association in Belgium

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