Hassan Al-Banna's assassination fueled rage in the members of the brotherhood worldwide suppression of the Egyptian Islamic Jihad
resulted in its mergence to Osama's Al-Qaeda and now the suppression of Al-Qaeda has brought before Pakistan a band of zealots the Tehrik-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP).
Likewise, Gam Islamiya's main competitor in the 1990s, the Egyptian Islamic Jihad
, is in no better shape.
Zawahri, who belonged to the militant Egyptian Islamic Jihad
group, criticised Mursi's Muslim Brotherhood movement for going soft on applying strict Islamic law.
Zawahiri, who belonged to the militant Egyptian Islamic Jihad
group and is believed to be hiding in Afghanistan or Pakistan, criticized Morsi's Muslim Brotherhood movement for going soft on applying strict Islamic law.
He emerged as a senior figure in Egyptian Islamic Jihad
and followed Zawahiri when he merged the movement with al-Qaeda in the 1990s.
Muhammad Jamal Abu Ahmad -- a former member of the Egyptian Islamic Jihad
, who was freed from prison in March 2011 following the ouster of Egyptian leader Hosni Mubarak -- was captured in the past week, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing unnamed US officials.
Egyptian Islamic Jihad
, along with AI Qaeda support, coordinated truck bombings of U.S.
He is the son of an upper middle class Egyptian family of doctors and scholars but went on to found Egyptian Islamic Jihad
, which eventually merged with al-Qaeda in 1998.Today he carries a $25m (15m) price on his head and is believed to run al-Qaeda operations from the Pakistan-Afghanistan border region.
He helped found the Egyptian Islamic Jihad
terror group and was jailed for three years after assassins gunned down the country's president, Anwar Sadat, in 1981.
The men he brought to al Qaeda from his own Egyptian Islamic Jihad
group proved to be the instruments that drove al Qaeda's international push." Believed to be in his late 50s, Zawahri met bin Laden in the mid-1980s when both were in Pakistan to support guerrillas fighting the Soviets in Afghanistan.
A section entitled, "What Remains of Egyptian Islamic Jihad
," traces the splintering of the group, and the external group led by Ayman al-Zawahiri losing its identity when it merged with al-Qaida formally in 1998.
Al-Adel is thought to be affiliated with the Egyptian Islamic Jihad
. He is wanted over the 1998 bombings of US Embassies in Tanzania and Kenya.