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Old 11-12-2012, 11:46 AM   #2
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Default Re: Egyptian jihadist calls for removal of Sphinx, Pyramids

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Originally Posted by Killer View Post
Elections have consequences....way to go Bammy



‘Destroy the idols,’ Egyptian jihadist calls for removal of Sphinx, Pyramids

An Egyptian jihad leader, with self-professed links to the Taliban, called for the “destruction of the Sphinx and the Giza Pyramids in Egypt,” drawing ties between the Egyptian relics and Buddha statues, local media reported this week.

Murgan Salem al-Gohary, an Islamist leader twice-sentenced under former President Hosni Mubarak for advocating violence, called on Muslims to remove such “idols.”

“All Muslims are charged with applying the teachings of Islam to remove such idols, as we did in Afghanistan when we destroyed the Buddha statues,” he said on Saturday during a television interview on an Egyptian private channel, widely watched by Egyptian and Arab audiences.

“God ordered Prophet Mohammed to destroy idols,” he added. “When I was with the Taliban we destroyed the statue of Buddha, something the government failed to do.”

His comments came a day after thousands of ultraconservative Islamists gathered in Tahrir Square to call for the strict application of Sharia law in the new constitution.

http://english.alarabiya.net/article...12/249092.html
Because this would never have been said if Mubarek was still in charge and the only reason Mubarek was tossed is because Obama defeated McCain?

Got it

Of course McCain was on record that Mubarek needed to go
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