Nabil Na'eem Abul Fattah is the founder of the Democratic Jihad Party as well as a contributor to Asharq Al-Awsat. He was also the leader of Egyptian Islamic Jihad from 1988 until 1992. He was arrested by Egypt in 1991 and[...]
The Egyptian Islamic Jihad (EIJ), formerly called simply Islamic Jihad and "Liberation Army for Holy Sites", originally referred to as al-Jihad, and then the Jihad Group, or the Jihad Organization, is an Egyptian Islamist terrorist group active since the late 1970s.
The so-called Arab Spring, which ignited so much optimism in early 2011 as regimes in Tunisia, Egypt, Libya, Yemen, and most recently Syria faced violent revolts, is quickly descending into an Islamist Winter as Islamist groups, some linked to al Qaeda,[...]