al-Gama'a al-Islamiyya

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Noun1.al-Gama'a al-Islamiyya - a terrorist organization of militant Islamists organized into tiny cells of extreme fundamentalists; emerged during the 1970s mainly in Egyptian jails; "al-Gama'a al-Islamiyya uses force to push Egyptian society toward Islamic rule"
act of terrorism, terrorism, terrorist act - the calculated use of violence (or the threat of violence) against civilians in order to attain goals that are political or religious or ideological in nature; this is done through intimidation or coercion or instilling fear
Arab Republic of Egypt, Egypt, United Arab Republic - a republic in northeastern Africa known as the United Arab Republic until 1971; site of an ancient civilization that flourished from 2600 to 30 BC
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Sulaymaniyah, Iraq (NINA) - Official sources reported that the PUK and KDP have reached an agreement to activate the Kurdistan Parliament without the participation of the Change Movement and the Islamic Group.
al-Tigani Ibrahim, told reporters at Khartoum airport upon arrival of the kids they are exerting significant efforts to repatriate the Sudanese who have joined the Islamic group in Libya.
He expressed aspiration to boost cooperation with the Islamic group at the UN.
The Egyptian parliament's Foreign Affairs Committee said that it is ready to fully cooperate and file all documentation and proof to the UK so as to disclose the history of the Islamic group in Egypt and their involvement in the assassinations of public figures.
Egypt, Qatar, the United Arab Emirates, Turkey, Malaysia and some of African states are the members of the Islamic group.
He indicated that the Islamic Group in Geneva intends to initiate action at the level of the Human Rights Council to seek an emergency session to deliberate on the violations perpetrated by the Israeli occupation forces and the extremist settler groups, with a primary focus on the aggressions faced by the city of Al Quds/Jerusalem and the Holy Al Aqsa Mosque.
Abdul Sattar Majeed told Aswat al-Iraq that "a meeting was held by Njirvan Barzani and the Chairman of the Islamic Group Ali Papier where they discussed the situation in the Kurdish region and Iraq, but did not tackle the formation of the new government".
Summary: CAIRO -- "The Islamic Group has no relation to the division in the lines of protesters last Friday, Tareq el-Zomor, the spokesman of the Islamic Group, has said.
Supporters of the project replied that the Islamic group in question is moderate and has condemned terrorism.
The OIC Secretary General, Professor Ekmeleddin Ihsanoglu, who is in New York to attend the annual meetings, will avail this visit, which is also aimed at discussing issues of the Muslim world with the Islamic Group in the General Assembly.
Masri will be the third secretary general for the Islamic Group after its founder Fathi Yakan, who died in earlier in June, and the ailing Mawlawi.
Hamas, the Islamic group that controls Gaza, wants any extension to be based on better terms, like the opening of the commercial crossings into Gaza.