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Egypt’s Islamic TV talks with iron Salafist
Washington Times ^ | September 16, 2012 | Guy Taylor

Posted on 09/17/2012 9:02:15 AM PDT by Cincinatus' Wife

A Muslim cleric hosting an Egyptian television show recently outlined his version of Islamic instructions for wife-beating. In another show,a cleric claimed that the MuslimBrotherhood,now governing Egypt,one day will rule the world.


“The young people who carried out the revolution are not in power,”Mr.Ibrahim said, according to an English translation of remarks posted on the website of the MiddleEast Media Research Institute,a Washington nonprofit organization that monitors Arabic media.

“It’s the latecomers who are in power. Some of them,like the Salafis,did not participate in the revolution at all,”Mr.Ibrahim said. “This is an indication of their plan to hijack,control and monopolize.”

His fears appeared to have been vindicated a few weeks later when Egyptian cleric Safwat Higazi spoke of Muslim aspirations for world dominance during his appearance on the Al Nas network.

An apparently neutral host on the network asked him whether new fronts of war would need to be opened against Israel—including an Egyptian front—to ensure that Jerusalem can be made the capital of a new“United States of the Arab.”

Mr.Higazi replied,“Muslims are not warmongers.”

“We seek peace,” said the cleric,although he added that “if not through peace, there is nothing preventing war. We welcome war.”

“The day will come when we will be the masters of the world,” Mr.Higazi said.

His remarks make up the political side of the largely religion-focused content that fills the programming slots of Al Nas and such other Salafist networks as Al Rahma and Al Hikma.

“Islam instructs a man to beat his wife as a last resort before divorce so that she will mend her ways,”Egyptian cleric Abd Al Rahman Mansour said during a show on Al Nas in mid-August.

Such a beating will teach the woman to treat the man with “respect,and that her husband has a higher status than her,”...

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TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Foreign Affairs; Government; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: caliphate; islamicradicals; muslimbrotherhood; obamaappeasment
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1 posted on 09/17/2012 9:02:23 AM PDT by Cincinatus' Wife
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

Iron Salafist. Is that like the Iron Chef?

2 posted on 09/17/2012 9:04:27 AM PDT by AU72
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