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‘Destroy The Idols,’ Egyptian Jihadist Calls For Removal Of Sphinx, Pyramids
Al Arabiya News ^ | 11-12-2012

Posted on 11/12/2012 10:04:36 AM PST by blam

‘Destroy The Idols,’ Egyptian Jihadist Calls For Removal Of Sphinx, Pyramids

Monday, 12 November 2012
By AL ARABIYA

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

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.

But in retaliation to Gohary’s remarks, the vice president of Tunisia’s Ennahda party, Sheikh Abdel Fattah Moro, called the live program and told Gohary that famous historic military commander Amr ibn al-Aas did not destroy statues when he conquered Egypt.

“So who are you to do it?” he wondered. “The Prophet destroyed the idols because people worshiped them, but the Sphinx and the Pyramids are not worshiped.”

Gohary, 50, is well-known in Egypt for his advocacy of violence, Egypt Independent reported.

“He was sentenced twice, one of the two sentences being

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TOPICS: News/Current Events; War on Terror
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1 posted on 11/12/2012 10:04:41 AM PST by blam
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To: blam

Destroy the biggest idol of all, the Kaaba.


2 posted on 11/12/2012 10:07:45 AM PST by struggle (http://killthegovernment.wordpress.com/)
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To: struggle

http://www.moviesoundclips.net/download.php?id=696&ft=wav


3 posted on 11/12/2012 10:09:22 AM PST by BenLurkin (This is not a statement of fact. It is either opinion or satire; or both)
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To: blam

"Mission accomlished."
4 posted on 11/12/2012 10:12:44 AM PST by BenLurkin (This is not a statement of fact. It is either opinion or satire; or both)
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To: blam

He just wants to destroy them because they were built by Jews.......


5 posted on 11/12/2012 10:13:19 AM PST by Red Badger (Lincoln freed the slaves. Obama just got them ALL back......................)
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To: blam

Islam is as Islam does: wanton destruction, mass murder, pedophilia, homosexuality, bestiality, etc.


6 posted on 11/12/2012 10:16:53 AM PST by TexasRepublic (Socialism is the gospel of envy and the religion of thieves)
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To: blam

One would hope this might be a moment when Islam would look within itself and grow. How many such moments have there been?

At any rate, we see a modern day religion terrified by relics from a religion that died off thousands of years ago.

It’s current believers who claim their’s is a supreme being, proving to non-believers that they suffer from an inferiority complex on his behalf.

A case study in devolution.


7 posted on 11/12/2012 10:16:54 AM PST by DoughtyOne (Hurricane Sandy..., a week later and 48 million Americans still didn't have power.)
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To: blam
I'm more concerned with the camel humpers immigrating.
8 posted on 11/12/2012 10:19:57 AM PST by SampleMan (Feral Humans are the refuse of socialism.)
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To: blam

I have a better idea: destroy the idiots. Leave no islamist alive.


9 posted on 11/12/2012 10:26:03 AM PST by Hardraade (http://junipersec.wordpress.com (I will fear no muslim))
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To: DoughtyOne
A case study in devolution.

This.

10 posted on 11/12/2012 10:26:19 AM PST by denydenydeny (Admiration of absolute government is proportionate to the contempt one has for others.-Tocqueville)
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To: blam

One day all Islamists will be thrown into the lake of fire.


11 posted on 11/12/2012 10:35:56 AM PST by crosshairs (America: Once the land of the free. Still the home of the brave.)
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To: blam

I don’t know how serious this guy is but at least I have seen the pyramids. I recommend everyone go see them while they can.


12 posted on 11/12/2012 10:43:22 AM PST by napscoordinator (GOP Candidate 2020 - "Bloomberg 2020 - We vote for whatever crap the GOP puts in front of us.")
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To: blam

Maybe they could just ask the Israelis to nuke the Giza Plateau for them and make a clean breast of it.


13 posted on 11/12/2012 10:46:43 AM PST by Argus
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To: blam

That Stupid
If they destroy the Pyrminds

Who want go to Egypt NOWWW HELLO

That good way destroy your tourist industry


14 posted on 11/12/2012 10:54:44 AM PST by SevenofNine (We are Freepers, all your media bases belong to us ,resistance is futile)
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To: struggle

May we expect that after Islamists have achieved their goal of controlling all of North Africa, have levelled the Sphinx and pyramids, and desroyed the Suez canal as well (no more tanker shipments to Europe), then the Kaaba will be destroyed?


15 posted on 11/12/2012 10:55:43 AM PST by Elsiejay
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To: Hardraade

That fugly face belongs in a Nuremburg noose.

Then elevate the bearded muzzie slowly until he’s dancing on his tippytoes.

Bring the popcorn. Enjoy for as long as it lasts.

;^)


16 posted on 11/12/2012 10:57:51 AM PST by elcid1970 ("The Second Amendment is more important than Islam.")
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To: Elsiejay

Saudi Arabia is already liquidating many of the old important landmarks of Islam to build new crap about the Kaaba. The biggest hypocrisy about Islam is that they hate “idolatry” BUT THEY PRAY TO A HUGE IDOL!


17 posted on 11/12/2012 10:59:33 AM PST by struggle (http://killthegovernment.wordpress.com/)
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To: blam

Mubarak should have had him shot.


18 posted on 11/12/2012 11:03:21 AM PST by carriage_hill (America - a great idea while it lasted.)
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To: struggle

Murgan Salem al-Gohary , I bet his real name is Oscar


19 posted on 11/12/2012 11:15:10 AM PST by molson209
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To: Red Badger
He just wants to destroy them because they were built by Jews.......
Non union laborers on top of that, too.
20 posted on 11/12/2012 11:59:01 AM PST by dainbramaged (My dog can talk.)
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To: blam

OK, muzzie! Here’s a pack of plastic teaspoons — have at it! (And pay no attention to the bullets...)


21 posted on 11/12/2012 12:11:20 PM PST by TXnMA ("Allah": Satan's current alias... "Barack": Allah's current ally...)
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To: SevenofNine

Lets see, fellow country men starving vs. keeping infidels out, which do you think a good muslim would choose?


22 posted on 11/12/2012 12:11:20 PM PST by dangerdoc (see post #6)
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To: blam
Here ya go Murgan Salem al-KnotHead - Beat ya to it! :-Þ Image Hosted by Lola.com

23 posted on 11/12/2012 12:59:10 PM PST by Chance Hart
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To: blam
So this big idol...is okay.

http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/4/44/Masjid_al-Haram_panorama.JPG

But the ancient monuments are making people distracted????

24 posted on 11/12/2012 1:06:32 PM PST by Osage Orange ( Liberalism, ideas so good they have to be mandatory.)
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To: blam

The fact that these people are insane is as plain as day. The fact that most of the world will not face up to this fact is one of the great mysteries of our time - perhaps the great mystery of our time.


25 posted on 11/12/2012 1:24:59 PM PST by 2 Kool 2 Be 4-Gotten
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To: blam

How about Egypt simply remove all Islamists by execution for treason?


26 posted on 11/12/2012 1:48:04 PM PST by CodeToad (Padme: "So this is how liberty dies... with thunderous applause.")
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To: elcid1970

I’m imagining ;^) hints that you’re being sarcastic, kind of? But actually, that’s depraved.


27 posted on 11/12/2012 2:22:41 PM PST by Mrs. Don-o ("So God gave them over to their stubborn hearts to follow their own devices." Psalm 81:12)
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To: Mrs. Don-o

Murgan Salem al-Gohary is depraved. Islam is a depraved false religious cult. If muzzies worshipped the G-d of Creation they wouldn’t give a rip about the antique remnants of vanished religions. But they do.

And since al-Gohary served with the Taliban in Afghanistan commiting unspeakable atrocities in the name of Islam, yes he deserves to die slowly & horribly at the hands of the hated “infidels”.


28 posted on 11/12/2012 2:58:18 PM PST by elcid1970 ("The Second Amendment is more important than Islam.")
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To: struggle

Well, you cannot say the Devil doesn’t have a sense of humor or at least irony.


29 posted on 11/12/2012 6:07:58 PM PST by 1010RD (First, Do No Harm)
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To: elcid1970
A sentence of death for a murderer is just.

The intended, enjoyed infliction of extreme pain, the "lets' get the popcorn" "do it slowly and horribly" part is depraved.

The early Judges and Kings of Israel killed ---- but didn't torture --- their death-deserving enemies. As I just read this morning (really) Samuel finished off the Amalekite king, Agag, swiftly with the sword. And he --- Amalek--- was as wicked as any hell-bent Muslim cleric/warlord.

Be careful. Torture-enthusiasts resemble their masters, the demons.

30 posted on 11/13/2012 4:42:02 AM PST by Mrs. Don-o ("So God gave them over to their stubborn hearts to follow their own devices." Psalm 81:12)
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To: blam

31 posted on 11/13/2012 4:45:38 AM PST by WVKayaker ("Mitt Romney couldn't keep up with lies and spin of Barack Obama" - Sarah Palin 10/24)
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To: blam
When I consider the tremendous effort (1960s) to move the temples at Abu Simbel, cutting them into blocks and reassembling them above the reach of Lake Nasser, and now this sort of heathen destruction awaits...

Islam is not the religion of peace, it is the religion of destruction. It is an ape hammering a chronometer to bits and claiming they invented the gear.

32 posted on 11/13/2012 4:49:49 AM PST by Smokin' Joe (How often God must weep at humans' folly. Stand fast. God knows what He is doing)
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To: Smokin' Joe
"It is an ape hammering a chronometer to bits and claiming they invented the gear."

Good description.

33 posted on 11/13/2012 5:14:17 AM PST by Mrs. Don-o ("So God gave them over to their stubborn hearts to follow their own devices." Psalm 81:12)
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To: Mrs. Don-o

So.... offing Osama bin Laden with a round through the eye socket is OK, after all the human destruction he caused.

All right, then, I withdraw the slow death scenario for this al-Gohary creep. Too gruesome, got it. Not that there was ever a snowball’s chance it would actually happen.

How about a nice surgically clean al-Alwaki style drone strike, then? More civilized, for sure.

And by the way, the Nuremburg defendants were hanged not with a trapdoor drop, but hauled up off the floor. Took some of them twenty minutes to die. Wonder what the motivation was.


34 posted on 11/13/2012 5:33:34 AM PST by elcid1970 ("The Second Amendment is more important than Islam.")
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To: blam

Good God - and here I didn’t think anyone could be more stupid in misunderstanding “idols” than certain religious forum posters. These ‘people’ are beyond sick in the head.


35 posted on 11/13/2012 5:36:37 AM PST by Hegewisch Dupa
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To: elcid1970

Thank you. There is a significant difference between legitimate capital punishment and revenge-torture. In these extreme cases, and with the felon’s guilt proven beyond doubt, you’ll find me a defender of the death penalty: swift, severe, and certain.


36 posted on 11/13/2012 10:22:34 AM PST by Mrs. Don-o ("Justice and judgment are the foundation of His throne." Psalm 89:14)
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Murgan Salem al-Gohary, an Islamist leader twice-sentenced under former President Hosni Mubarak for advocating violence, called on Muslims to remove such "idols." ...called for the "destruction of the Sphinx and the Giza Pyramids in Egypt... When I was with the Taliban we destroyed the statue of Buddha, something the government failed to do."
Note: this topic is from 11/12/2012. Thanks blam.

37 posted on 07/06/2013 7:56:02 PM PDT by SunkenCiv (McCain or Romney would have been worse, if you're a dumb ass.)
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