61. Issuer of 'killing Barād'ī fatwá' to run for presidency

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61. Issuer of 'killing Barād'ī fatwá' to run for presidency

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2011
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16
Article number: 
61
Date of source: 
April 21, 2011
Author: 
Mahmūd Muharam
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Shaykh Mahmūd 'Āmir, president of Ansār al-Sunnah al-Muhammadiyyah group in Beheira, announced his will to run for presidency.

He said that he will only run if no commander in the army ran for presidency.

'Āmir,who, according to the newspaper was close to the former regime, had issued a fatwá that permits killing Dr. Muhammad al-Barād'ī.

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