Egyptian Revolution Movement (Harakat Thawrat Misr, in Arabic)

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EGYPTIAN REVOLUTION MOVEMENT (Harakat Thawrat Misr, in Arabic)

This Egyptian movement, Nasserite in leaning, surfaced in 1984 and conducted several operations against Israeli and American figures in Cairo. The son and a nephew of former president Gamal Abdel Nasser were suspected of having belonged to it. The arrest of its principal members effectively neutralized the movement, whose activities ceased toward the end of the 1980s. An "Egyptian Revolution" appears among the terrorist organizations listed by the U.S. government, but little information is available on the group.

SEE ALSO Nasser, Gamal Abdel.