The Life of Egyptian Extremists: A Comparison between Mohamed Atta and Shukri Mostafa
1Sivamurugan Pandian, 2Omar Gomaa Ahmed Mohamed, 3Nur Hafeeza Ahmad Pazil
1Prof. Dr. at Department of Anthropology and Sociology, School of Social sciences, University Sains Malaysia
2Master candidate at School of Social Sciences, Anthropology and Sociology, University Sains Malaysia
3Ph.D, at Department of Anthropology and Sociology, School of Social sciences, University Sains Malaysia

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: The investigation of extremism is likely to take a place after the occurrence of the occurrence. Few of the people that investigated the life of extremists understand how their life is completely influenced to shift them from ordinary citizens into extremists to cease the increase of extremism globally. Thus, this research examines the life of the most extremists in the Egyptian history, Shukri Mostafa and Mohamed Atta, by investigating their past, peers and family. Shukri and Atta are both Egyptians who fatefully believed in extremism approach to implement their own agenda based on Islamic perspectives. Hitherto, Shukri and Atta still have cohorts who consider their sacrifice as the best method of jihad, albeit the Islamic clerics grappled their ideologies. According to literature, the story of Shukri and Atta is vigorously intrigued for governments, politicians and researchers to augment in their accounts that extremists are currently well-educated and most of them belong to well-to-do families.


Egypt, Extremism, Shukri Mostafa, Mohamed Atta.


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