Egyptian Islamic Jihad
The Egyptian Islamic Jihad (Arabic: الجهاد الإسلامي المصري‎) (EIJ) formerly called simply Islamic Jihad (الجهاد الإسلامي and Liberation Army for Holy Sites) originally referred to as al-Jiha...
Salem el-Masri
Salem el-Masri (سالم المصري) is allegedly an explosives trainer with Al-Jihad, who worked first in Afghanistan, and then in Khartoum at the Al-Damazin Farms project owned by Osama bin Laden.
El-Ma...
Issam Alim
Issam Abdel-Tawab Abdel Alim (عصام عبدالتواب عبدالعليم) was a member of al-Jihad convicted in Egypt's Returnees from Albania case. He was the only member extradited from Bulgaria, following his captur...
Shawqi Salama Mustafa Atiya
Shawqi Salama Mustafa Atiya (شوقي سلامة مصطفى عطيه) is an alleged militant leader within al-Jihad, and ran the Albanian office for the group. He was one of 14 people subjected to extraordinary renditi...
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Ahmad Isma'il 'Uthman Saleh
Ahmad Isma'il 'Uthman Saleh (أحمد إسماعيل عثمان) was a member of the Egyptian Islamic Jihad who was living in Albania. He was one of 14 people subjected to extraordinary rendition by the CIA prior to ...
Yassir al-Sirri
Yasser Tawfiq Ali El-Sirri (ياسر توفيق علي السري) (kunya Abu Ammar) is an Egyptian militant connected to the Vanguards of Conquest and Jemaah Islamiyah, sentenced to death in the 1998 Returnees from A...
Mujahideen Shura Council in the Environs of Jerusalem
The Mujahideen Shura Council in the Environs of Jerusalem or simply the Mujahideen Shura Council (also known as the Mujahideen Shura Council of Jerusalem, in Arabic: Majlis Shura Al-Mujahideen, Magles...
Ansar Bait al-Maqdis
Ansar Bait al-Maqdis (Arabic: أنصار بيت المقدس‎ Anṣār Bayt al-Maqdis, "Supporters of the Holy House"), or Ansar Jerusalem ("Supporters of Jerusalem") was the name of a jihadist group based i...
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Sayyed Imam Al-Sharif
Sayyed Imam Al-Sharif, (Arabic: سيد إمام الشريف‎, Sayyid ‘Imām ash-Sharīf) (born 8 August 1950), aka "Dr. Fadl" and Abd Al-Qader Bin 'Abd Al-'Aziz, has been described as a "major" figure "in...
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Thirwat Shehata
Born June 29 1960, Thirwat Salah Shehata (ثروت صالح شحاته) (also Tarwat Salah Abdallah) was a core member of Egyptian Islamic Jihad.Married to the sister of Mahmoud Jaballah, Shehata served as Jaballa...
Returnees from Albania
The case of the Returnees from Albania was a massive criminal show trial in an Egyptian military court from February to April 1999. The trial is one of the principal sources of information about Sunni...
Ansar al-Sharia (Egypt)
al-Taliah al-Salafiyah al-Mujahediyah Ansar al-Sharia (English: Fighting Salafist Vanguard - Partisans of Islamic Law), better known by the name Ansar al-Sharia (Egypt), is a radical Islamist group t...
Ameen Yusef al-Domeiry
Ameen Yusef al-Domeiry was an alleged member of Egyptian Islamic Jihad.He was recruited by Ayman al-Zawahiri around 1979-80.A pharmacist by trade, he used the revenues from his business to support the...
Ahmad Ibrahim al-Sayyid al-Naggar
Ahmad Ibrahim al-Sayyid al-Naggar was a member of Egyptian Islamic Jihad. The Jewish lobby group ADL dubbed him the "propaganda chief" of the militant organisation. He was one of 14 people subjected t...
Kamal Habib
Dr Kamal Habib is an Egyptian political analyst, political science professor and a member of the Supreme Council of Journalism in Egypt. Dr Kamal Habib is a regular public commentator, often hosted on...
Free Officers Movement (Egypt)
The Free Officers (Arabic: حركة الضباط الأحرار‎ Ḥarakat aḍ-Ḍubbāṭ al-ʾAḥrār) were a group of nationalist officers in the armed forces of Egypt and Sudan that instigated the Egyptian Revoluti...
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Abbud al-Zumar
Abbud al-Zumar (also Abboud Al-Zumar , Aboud El Zomor, Aboud el-Zomoor, Abboud el-Zomor, Abboud al-Zomor, Abbud al-Zummar) (Arabic: عبود الزمر‎, Oɑb̑ud alZ̑ʋmɑr) (born August 1948) is an Eg...
Abu Ayyub al-Masri
Abu Ayyub al-Masri ( pronunciation  AH-boo ah-YOOB al MAHSS-ree أبو أيّوب المصري, ʾAbū ʾAyyūb al-Maṣrī ; translation: "Father of Ayyub the Egyptian") (ca. 1968 – 18 April 2010), also kn...
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Vanguards of Conquest
Founded as a branch of the Egyptian Islamic Jihad operating in Somalia in 1993, the Vanguards of Conquest (Talaa'al al-Fateh) were a separate faction that eventually folded back into the group under ...
Jama'at al-Muslimin
Jama'at al-Muslimin (Society of Muslims), popularly known as Takfir wal-Hijra (Arabic تكفير والهجرة, English "Excommunication and Exodus", alternately "excommunication and emigration" or "anathema and...
Takfir wal-Hijra
Takfir wal-Hijra (Arabic تكفير والهجرة, English "Excommunication and Exodus", alternately "excommunication and emigration" or "anathema and exile"), was the popular name given to a radical Islamist ...
Mahmud Hisham al-Hennawi
Mahmud Hisham al-Hennawi (محمود هشام محمد مصطفى الحناوي), also known by his kunya Abu Sahl, was an Islamic militant with ties to the Egyptian Islamic Jihad who was killed in Chechnya in 2005.
His ...
Ibrahim Eidarous
Ibrahim Hussein Abdel Hadi Eidarous (ابراهيم حسين عبد الهادي عيداروس)(c. 1957 – 2008) was an Egyptian militant who was alleged to have led the London-based chapter of al-Jihad. He was held in the cust...
Salvation from Hell
Salvation from Hell (Arabic: Al Najun Min Al Nar, also translated as Saved from the Inferno) was a militant Islamic organization which operated in Egypt in the 1980s.During a 1989 trial in Egypt, 26 ...
Abu Muaz al-Masry
Abu Muaz al-Masri was an alleged Egyptian member of al-Jihad and al-Qaeda. He was ostensibly known for dream interpretation within the group.
Ahmad Salama Mabruk
Ahmad Salam Mabruk (Arabic: أحمد سلام مبروك) was the alleged leader of Egyptian Islamic Jihad's Azeri cell. He was one of 14 people subjected to extraordinary rendition by the CIA prior to the 2001 d...
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Mohamed Abu Samra
Mohamed Abu Samra is the current secretary-general of the Islamic Party, which is the political arm of Egyptian Islamic Jihad. Abu Samra stated in an interview that the Muslim Brotherhood was not succ...
Khaled Medhet al-Fiqi
Khaled Medhet al-Fiqi (also Abdul Samee) was an alleged member of Egyptian Islamic Jihad.He had used his apartment as a warehouse for the group to store weapons and ammunition. He had been among the m...
Attack on the Egyptian Embassy in Pakistan
Carried out by the Egyptian Islamic Jihad, the November 19, 1995 attack on the Egyptian embassy in Islamabad, Punjab, Pakistan was retaliation against the diplomatic staffers who were accused of gathe...