Egyptian Islamic Jihad

Egyptian Islamic Jihad

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. 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 group active since the late 1970s. It is under worldwide embargo by the United Nations as an affiliate of al-Qaeda. It is also banned by several individual governments including that of the Russian Federation. Since 1991 it has been led by Ayman al-Zawahiri.The organization's original primary goal was to overthrow the Egyptian Government and replace it with an Islamic state. Later it broadened its aims to include attacking the United States and Israel interests in Egypt and abroad.show more

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  • Paperback | 152 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 9mm | 231g
  • Junct
  • United States
  • English
  • 6135973401
  • 9786135973402