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ARAB WEST REPORT

(1 month 6 days)

Long Live Egypt accuses Mursī’s son of financing the assassination of Attorney General and calls for his quick arrest

Tāriq Mahmūd, Secretary General of the Long Live Egypt Coalition, presented a request of immediate arrest of Ahmad Muhammad Mursī, the son of former President Mursī, after the publication of a tweet on his page saying that he blesses the murderer of Hishām Barakāt. Mahmūd stated that Ahmad Mursī is the link between the Muslim Brotherhood leaders in prison and their fugitive leaders abroad.

(30 June, al-Wafd, Shīrīn Tāhir)

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Innocence of Bāsim Mursī and of Abū Jabal of Zamālek Football Team

Ismāʿīl Yūsif director of the Zamalek football team denied the sanctions on the team striker Bāsim Mursī and the team goalkeeper Abū Jabal. This is because the former was issued a warning in a meeting of the Arab League and the latter made some remarks on his possible departure. Tījānā assured that Mursī and other fellow players support Abū Jabal stating that he did not make these remarks.

(29 June, al-Fajr, No Author)

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Report: The confiscation of Muslim Brotherhood’s properties begins in Jordan

London Newspaper “al-Hayāh” mentioned on Sunday that the Jordanian authorities began the confiscation of properties of the MB and annexed them to the “Brotherhood” association, which was recently granted the permission to separate from the MB. This means that the relations between the largest political organization and the Jordanian government have reached an impasse. An official source said that the Jordanian government will only deal with the “Brotherhood” headed by the former Ser. Maj. of ʿAbd al-Majīd Dhanībāt’s group.

(28 June, al-Masrī al-Youm, No Author)

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The Muslim Brotherhood receives a new international blow

 

Russia and several European states introduced new measures against the Muslim Brotherhood and affiliated organizations. In particular, France is planning to implement stricter laws and procedures. Such an approach has to be understood against the backdrop of the recent terrorist attacks against Charlie Hebdo in Paris. Furthermore, the classification of the Brotherhood as a terrorist group by the Russian government was welcomed by Egypt, with the Egyptian Foreign Minister commenting that such measures help Egypt in its fight against terrorism.

 

 

(February 28, 2015, al-Yawm al-Sābiʿ, Rāmī Saʿīd and Ahmed ʿAarfa)

 

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Muslims in Germany accused of extremism and anti-Semitism

 According to Haaretz, the Jewish community in Germany accused Muslims of being anti-Semitic and “the Jews’ worst enemy”. Joseph Schuster, a German Jew suggested that Jews in Germany should not wear the kippah in the presence of Muslims. He went on expressing his fear of attacks against Jews by Muslims and German nationalists who seek the elimination of the Jewish community in Germany and Europe in general. Relativizing such statements, it is mentioned that radical Jews in Europe use the picture of radical groups such as Islamic State and Al-Qaeda as representative of a ‘true’ Islam.

 (February 27, 2015, al-Masdar 24, Mālik Muhammad)

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