Ruling regime arrests Egypts finest on February 8.
Ruling regime arrests Egypts finest on February 8.
Wednesday, February 10,2010 09:48

The recent fierce campaign of arrests which took place on Monday February 8, 2010 targeted high-ranking figures from the Brotherhood's Executive Office and many of its leading leaders in a number of Egypt's governorates

Ikhwanweb has collected a modest profile of each of the detainees:

-Name: Dr. Assayed Mahmoud Ezzat Ibrahim

-Date of Birth: 13-8-1944

-Career: Professor at the Faculty of Medicine Zagazig University

-Social Status: Married

-Number of children: Five

-Academic Qualifications: Bsc. of Medicine in 1975, - Master degree in 1980, - PhD in 1985


-May 1993, 6 months in Salsabeel case,

-1995, sentenced to five years for taking part in the Brotherhood's Shura Council election and for being a member of the Guidance Bureau, and he was released in

-Current positions:

-Deputy board chairman of the Islamic Medical Society

-Former member of Executive Bureau in 1981

For further information see the following link:

Name: Dr. Essam El-Erian

- Date of Birth: April 28, 1954.

- Social status: Married with four children.

- Career: A Clinical Pathologist (Hematology and Medical Tests), and Treasurer of the Doctors' Syndicate.

- In head of the political section in the Muslim Brotherhood from 2004 until 2009 and a member of the Guidance Bureau since 2009.

- Founding member of the Islamic student activities in Cairo and other Egyptian universities in 1970s


-sentenced to five years from January 1995 to January 2000.

- arrested in May 2005 and was released ahead of parliamentary elections.

- arrested May 2006 released on December 2006.

- detained in July 2007 released in October 2007

For further information see the following link:

- Name: Abdul Rahman Al-Barr

- Date of Birth: June 14 1964

-Social Status: Married


Professor of Science of Hadith (Prophetic Tradition), Faculty of Usul Ad-Din (Theology), Mansoura Branch, Al-Azhar University.

- Previously worked as a lecturer in the Department of Methodology of Hadith, Faculty of Theology, Al-Mansoura in 1985, then an assistant lecturer in the same department in 1989), lecturer in 1993 and assistant professor in 1998. 2004 until now, he is a Professor of Hadith.

- He was seconded to the Imam Muhammad bin Saud Islamic University as assistant professor in the Faculty of Shariah and Principles of Religion University from 1996 through 2002.

- Supervised numerous masters and PhD thesis Imam Muhammad ibn Saud Islamic University in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia and Al-Azhar University in Egypt.

-Elected board of directors of the Azhar Scholar's Front in 1995, He joined Senior Scholars of Al-Jam`iyyah Ash-Shar`iyyah of People rule by Book (Quran) and Sunnah, He thought at Preacher's institutes of Al-Jam`iyyah Ash-Shar`iyyah at the Egyptian Ministry of Endowment and has accustomed himself the practice of delivering public sermons since 1980.


- October 6, 2008 with 9 others pending investigations in what was known as "Organization of the satellite channels.

For further information see the following link:

-Name: Mohamed Elewa

-Date of Birth: 1955

-Academic credentials:

- Facility of Medicine, Cairo University and received the Ph.D. degree in the urinary passages.

- Head of Urology department in Bolaq el-Dakrour Hospital

-Social Status: Married


- Marwa, A graduate of Faculty of Pharmacy,

-Yaser, Faculty Computing and Information Systems,

-Somaya Student at Faculty of Mass Communication

-Alaa high school student.


- arrested and referred to the Military Court in the famous MB case in1995 where he was unjustly sentenced to three years in prison.

- rearrested and referred to the Military tribunal again in the renewed case of trade unions and was acquitted by the Court after spending 13 months in prison.

- re-arrested in March 2005 during the period of the amendment of Article 76 of the Constitution and remained in detention for three months.

- detained in March 13, 2009 as he was among the group who was arrested with Dr. Mohamed Ghozlan and was released due to his deteriorating health at the time.

- re-arrested in 2009 in the case of the alleged "international network of the Muslim Brotherhood" where he was released last November.


-Name: Mohamed Abdul Ghani

-Date of Birth: May 25, 1952

-Social Status: Married

-Number of children: Six

-Academic Credentials:

- Bachelor of Medicine, Zagazig University, Department of Ophthalmology in 1978.

- Ophthalmology Professor, Zagazig General Hospital where he was elected as a Head of Zagazig's Local Council in 1992.


- Arrested 8 times by military court orders in 1987, 95, 2000, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009 and recently in 2010.

-Name: Waleed Shalaby

-Date of Birth: 1/1/1964.

-Social Status: Married

-Number of children:

-Amr college student,

Fatima, 14 years, third preparatory grade,

Asmaa, 10 years, fifth grader

Khaled, 6 years of age.


- English teacher in Egypt and Saudi Arabia in 1988-2002

-worked in Saudi's Ministry of Public Works in 2002-2005.

Da'wa or missionary work section in Ikhwanonline since 2006. He wrote many intellectual and religious books.


-arrested twice in 2007

-rearrested at the renowned case known in the media as “the international network of the Muslim Brotherhood” where he was acquitted by the Court.

Name: Ali Abdul Rahman

-Date of Birth: January 26, 1953

-Social Status: Married

-Number of children: Three

-Maha, Faculty of Literature

-Ahmed, Faculty of Engineering

-Mustafa, Faculty of Engineering


Professor at the faculty of engineering, Assiut University.

- He received Ph.D. from Tokyo University, Japan and currently working as consultant working as specialist consultant in Irrigation and Hydraulic engineering in many companies.

- He served as Secretary-General of the Engineers Syndicate in Assiut till the receivership on their syndicate.


Arrested in the case known to the media "as "Trade unionists and was released after spending 14-months in prison

-Name: Khalaf Thabet Haridi

-Date of Birth: 1953

-Social Status:


Directorate of Education participates in the missionary activities and a prominent preacher.

- He plays a prominent role in charity and social solidarity in his hometown and one of the first Muslim Brotherhood's members who stand for Assiut's municipal elections.


arrested 7 times most recent last year during the local elections.

Name: Mosaad Ali Sayed Ali Qutb

-Social Status: Married

-Academic credentials:

He is an Engineer and owner of medical equipment company.

- He is married and has 4 children: Khaled, student at the Faculty of Engineering, Asmaa, student at the Faculty of Arts, Department of Mass Communication, Hind, third grader of secondary school and Amr, elementary school pupil.

- He was arrested more than once, most recently at the renowned case known in the media as “the international network of the Muslim Brotherhood” where he was acquitted by the Court.

-Name: Ihab Ibrahim

-Date of birth: February 25, 1968

-Social Status: Married

-Number of children: Four

Asim, a second-grade student of secondary school,

Amr 1st grade-student of secondary school,

Hagar, fifth grade-student of primary school

Ibrahim first-grade student of elementary school.

-Academic Credentials:

- Professor of Urology, Hospitals of Medicine, Zagazig University.

Bachelor of medicine and surgery degree from Zagazig University in 1991, master's degree in the urinary and then PH.D. In 2003.


-detained in the last year of his studies at the Faculty of Medicine

-rearrested in 1995 for two months.


-Name: Ibrahim El-Sayed

- Qualifications:

Bachelor of Engineering, Electrical Department, Alexandria University.

- Career:

Director of Alexandria Petroleum Company (APC).

- Marital Status: He is married and has 4 children (3 boys and a girl).

- A member of the Muslim Brotherhood's administrative office in Alexandria.

- He was arrested 11 times on different cases including defending Gaza, local council and Chamber of Commerce elections.

-Name: Mustafa Ahmed al-Sharbatly

-Social Status: Married

-Number of children: Three

- Qualifications:

Bachelor of Arts, Department of Arab Language.

- Career:

Furniture Dealer.

- A member of the Muslim Brotherhood's administrative office in Alexandria.


- arrested 6 times on different issues including defending the Palestinian Cause.

- A Member of the Board of Directors of Fajr Al-Islam Charity.

- A Member of the Board of Directors of As-Al-Islam Charity


-Name: Dr. Mohamed El-Dessouki

-Date of birth: 27/1/1958, Talkha City, Daqahleya.

-Social Status: Married

-Number of children: Four

-Academic credentials:

- He received a bachelor of medicine and surgery degrees from Mansoura University in 1981.

- He obtained Master of Chest and Heart Diseases in 1985, and Ph.D. in 1990.

- Currently he is a Professor and Head of Chest Diseases, Mansoura University Hospital.

- He wrote many pamphlets and books in literature.


- arrested on Kefaya's reform initiative in 2005 for two months.

-Name: Eng. Ahmed Abdel-Atty

-Date of birth: 1965.

-Social Status: Married

-Number of children: Two

-Amr, Secondary school

-Israa, Primary school

-Academic credentials:

Bachelor of Civil Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, Alexandria University in 1987.

- Occupation:

Free-lance civil engineer.


Arrested twice for several months in April 2008 and August 2009.