Al-Qaeda leader Ayman al-Zawahiri launched a new speech series, and in the first episode, drew lessons from the perceived failure of the Muslim Brotherhood in Egypt to urge Muslims to adhere to Islamic principles.
In the fifth issue of its "al-Nafeer" (Call to Mobilize) bulletin, al-Qaeda warned that those who pledge allegiance to Islamic State (IS) leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi are responsible for the crimes committed by him and his group.
The Muslim Brotherhood condemned Egypt's interim government for designating it a terrorist group, and predicted that the government's alleged attempts to sow civil strife in the country will fail.
As another entry in his diatribe against Hamas and the Muslim Brotherhood vis-à-vis al-Qaeda and Palestine, Sheikh Abu al-Hareth al-Ansari argues that Hamas only fights for the protection of Egypt.
“The Bitter Harvest”, a book authored in 1991 by Dr. Ayman al-Zawahiri, al-Qaeda’s number two, was recently circulated in its second edition publishing by al-Fajr Information Center.
The Muslim Brotherhood published an article to its official website, ikhwanonline.com, on Monday, August 7, 2006, reporting a procession and protest of one-hundred of its and independent party’s representatives on Abdeen Palace, the Egyptian presidential palace, to “condemn the official Egyptian stand” and against the “Zionist massacres” in Lebanon and Palestine.
The official website of the Muslim Brotherhood in Egypt, ikhwanonline.com, published two articles here and here on Sunday, August 6, 2006, regarding support given by the group to the Hezbollah and Palestinian “resistance” and a convention of professional unions in Damietta concerning the same.
An segment from an interview conducted with Dr. Mahmoud Ezzat, the Secretary General of the Muslim Brotherhood, by the group’s official website, ikhwanonline.com, regarding recent events in Somalia, was published and commented upon by a Salafist website, salafvoice.com, yesterday, July 16, 2006, which was then posted to the password-protected al-Qaeda-affiliated forum, al-Hesbah.
The official site of the Muslim Brotherhood, ikhwanonline.com, has provided in an article today, May 16, 2006, information regarding three men, Ayman Nagi Daraghmeh, Ahmed Muhammad Khalil Abu Rabie, and Ahmed Nimr Mustafa Abu Thiyab, who are accused by Jordanian officials of being part of a Hamas cabal to possibly execute an attack against Jordanian intelligence officers and foreign tourists.
(Ikhwanonline.com) Ihab al-Sherif
In a statement issued to the official site of the Muslim Brotherhood, ikhwanonline.com, yesterday, July 7, 2005, Mohammad Mahdi Akef, as General Advisor of the Muslim Brotherhood, denounces the murder of the Egyptian Ambassador to Iraq, Ihab al-Sherif, calling it a “criminal act… contradictory to the values and principles of Islam.”