al-Gama'a al-Islamiyya

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Synonyms for al-Gama'a al-Islamiyya

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

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The cleric reportedly has been held in prison for more than two years without formal charges, though Egyptian officials have accused him of having ties to Jamaah Islamiya.
In the early 1970's, radicals broke away from the Brotherhood and formed Jamaah Islamiya (Islamic Group) and Al Jihad.