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40. Clashes between Salafists, worshipers to take over Nūr Mosque

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40. Clashes between Salafists, worshipers to take over Nūr Mosque
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3
Date of source: 
April 23, 2011
Author: 
Muhammad al-Sanahūrī
Reviewer: 
Diana Ghali
Article summary: 

Worshippers in al-Nūr Mosque clashed and divided into two groups; one group want the officially appointed Imām, by the Ministry of Awqaf, to preach, and the other group wants Shaykh Ahmad Turk, salafī, to preach.

The matter escalated to violence until one of the army officers interfered to calm both followers' down.

(Reviewer's Note: The news story was also covered in al-Ahrār, page 1, April 23, 2011; and al-Dustūr, page 4, April 23, 2011)

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37. Leading MB members: Islam establishes the Civil State

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37. Leading MB members: Islam establishes the Civil State
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3
Date of source: 
April 27, 2011
Author: 
Husain al-qabani
Reviewer: 
Sara Mandil
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Usāmah Salimān, a member of the Muslim Brotherhood's Shūra Council, said that Islam establishes a civil state and that a state of alleged religion is only found in the West.

36. Coptic leaders: Muslims congratulations gladdened us

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36. Coptic leaders: Muslims congratulations gladdened us
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3
Date of source: 
April 27, 2011
Author: 
Subhi Abd al-Salam
Reviewer: 
Sara Mandil
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Coptic leaders expressed their thanks to their Muslim brothers, political and religious bodies, and several parties for the vast amount of congratulations for Easter.

3. Coming period supports Islamic mainstreams even if we don't agree, says Mukhtār Nūh

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3. Coming period supports Islamic mainstreams even if we don't agree, says Mukhtār Nūh
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5
Date of source: 
April 26, 2011
Author: 
Māhir Abū 'Uqayl
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Mukhtār Nūh, Islamic thinker [former member of the Muslim Brotherhood], said that the upcoming period supports the Islamic mainstreams whether we wanted or not.

He added that the Islamic mainstreams found freedom and they failed to interact with it.

55. Deputy of Awqaf calls on military council to restrict salafi actions

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55. Deputy of Awqaf calls on military council to restrict salafi actions
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3
Date of source: 
April 19, 2011
Author: 
Wā'il Fāyiz
Reviewer: 
Diana Ghali
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Dr. Sālim 'Abd al-Jalīl, Deputy Minister of Awqaf [Endowments] for da'wah affairs, criticized salafists attempt to take over the Ministry's pulpits, represented in mosques affiliated to the ministry, adding that it would defame Islam.

53. Salafists didn't torch shrines despite their disagreement with it

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53. Salafists didn't torch shrines despite their disagreement with it
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3
Date of source: 
April 19, 2011
Author: 
Subhī 'Abd al-Salām
Reviewer: 
Diana Ghali
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Shaykh 'Abd al-Mun'im al-Shahāt, spokesperson of salafīyah call, said that despite salafists' refusal of shrines, they did not demolish any of the shrines or incite to torch them.

He added that salafists refuse to take matters into their own hands because they believe that this is the duty of the ruler. 

61. ‘Ākif: MB's party open to anyone, even for repentant dancers

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61. ‘Ākif: MB's party open to anyone, even for repentant dancers
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1
Date of source: 
April 15, 2011
Author: 
Not Mentioned
Reviewer: 
Sarah Lotfy
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Muḥammad Mahdī ‘Ākif, the 7th Murshid (Guide) of the Muslim Brotherhood, has stated that membership in the group's Freedom and Justice Party is open to all Egyptians even to a dancer who repented and wore hijāb.

50. Jum'ah terms as "deluded" attackers of shrines

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50. Jum'ah terms as "deluded" attackers of shrines
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4
Date of source: 
April 14, 2011
Author: 
Subhī abdel Sālam
Reviewer: 
Sarah Lotfy
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'Alī Jum'ah, Muftī of the Republic, and Dr. Ahmad ‘Umar Hāshim, former President of the Azhar University, condemned attackers of shrines, asserting that it is against religion.

8. Islamists in Qena threaten to use weapons to overthrow new governor

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8. Islamists in Qena threaten to use weapons to overthrow new governor
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4
Date of source: 
April 17, 2011
Author: 
Yūsuf Abū al-Wafā
Reviewer: 
Diana Ghali
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Islamists movements in Qena threatened to resort to violence if their demands to have the new governor sacked were not met.

Their demands is overthrowing the new Qena governor Maj. General 'Imād Mikhael, a Copt, who succeeded Majdī Ayūb, also a Copt.

3. Egypt's churches pray for military council, Tantāwī on Palm Sunday

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3. Egypt's churches pray for military council, Tantāwī on Palm Sunday
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3
Date of source: 
April 18, 2011
Author: 
Sharīf al-Dawākhlī
Reviewer: 
Diana Ghali
Article summary: 

On Palm Sunday, April 17, 2011, churches were filled with sellers of flowers, palm branches and wheat ears.

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