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Al-Qaeda wins converts from Egyptian group

Some leaders of Egypt’s Gamaa Islamiyya have joined Al-Qaeda, the terror organization’s deputy head, Ayman al-Zawahiri, said in a video aired on Al-Jazeera television over the weekend. bIn reaction, a former official of the Gamaa said on Sunday that even if some members of the Islamist group had joined Al-Qaeda it was unlikely that most would.”If [some] brothers … have joined, then this is their personal view and I don’t think that most Gamaa Islamiyya members share that same opinion,” Sheikh Abdel-Akher Hammad told Al-Jazeera by telephone from Bonn, Germany. Full Story

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