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Al Jamāʿat al-Islāmīyah

(Egyptian Islamic Jihad)

Several Islamic organizations in Egypt use the name al-Jamāʿat (al-Gamāʿa or al-Jamāʿah) al-Islāmīyah (Islamic Groups).  Along with the Egyptian Islamic Jihād group, the Jamāʿat aims to overthrow the government, which it perceives as corrupt and repressive, and replace it with an Islamist state.  

DATE LAST EDITED:  07-2019