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Walking the tightrope

From Misry al Youm, 18/4 (Arabic here) Subhi Saleh: What’s the problem when we say Islamic rule? Those with an allergy to the Quran should say so. Subhi Saleh, the leading member of the Muslim Brotherhood and member of the … Continue reading

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Critical information on plans to cause the Revolution to fall… will Baradei face assassination?

[First part of two from Bilal Fadl in Al-Masry Al-Youm. Arabic here. ON TV are interviewing him and potential candidate for assassination Alaa Al-Aswani tonight.] The first time I heard this question was almost a month ago. It was posed … Continue reading

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Vanishing bones means salafi grave robbers?

Two related stories from al-Masry al-Youm: Sat. 19/3 p.7 Disappearance of a “Saint’s” remains  in Bahaira in mysterious circumstance in reference to five hundred year old tomb in Zawiyat Khaniza (زاوية خنيزة), Kom Hamada district. A local man attributes blame … Continue reading

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