al-Gama'a al-Islamiyya

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a terrorist organization of militant Islamists organized into tiny cells of extreme fundamentalists

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Groups like the Gamaa Islamiyya, Al Jihad and Talaeh Al Fatah take the position that only violence will lead to an Islamic caliphate in Egypt.
He knows he wasn't welcome by Islamist groups and most of the people support the choices of the Islamists", Muhammad Hassan Hammad, a Gamaa Islamiyya spokesman, told Al-Masry Al-Youm newspaper.
Islamic fundamentalist groups - including Al-Jihad, Gamaa Islamiyya and Talaeh Al-Fatah - were responsible for most of the attempts on Mubarak's life on both Egyptian and foreign soil.
groups like Gamaa Islamiyya of Egypt and the Armed Islamic Group (GIA) of Algeria - although the former too has been sending signals for some time indicating that it would be willing to abandon violence.