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Jerusalem to become Egypt’s capital under Mursi’s rule, says Muslim cleric
June 7, 2012 - Prominent Muslim cleric Safwat Hagazy told a crowd in Egypt that if Muslim Brotherhood candidate Mohammed Mursi became
president he will bring about a United States of the Arabs, and "The capital of the [Muslim] Caliphate will be Jerusalem with God’s will,”
Source: Al Arabiya
- “Our capital shall not be Cairo, Mecca or Medina. It shall be Jerusalem with God’s will. Our chants shall be: ‘millions of martyrs will march
Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood Candidate Wants Christians to 'Convert, Pay Tribute, or Leave' the Country?
June 1, 2012 - A policy article by Raymond Ibrahim of the Gatestone Institute claims that Mohammed Morsi, the Muslim Brotherhood candidate
in the run-off election for President of Egypt privately told a journalist in a meeting at the headquarters of the Freedom and Justice Party that
A third option for Christians would be to leave the country.
Source: Christian Post
Christians Should "Convert, Pay Tribute, or Leave," Says Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood Candidate? Raymond Ibrahim - Gatestone Institute
Muslim Brotherhood Signs Agreement with Egyptian Evangelicals - But is the 10-point agreement worthy of trust? - Christianity Today
Head of Muslim Brotherhood:
'Israel’s creation worst catastrophe to hit world' - Jerusalem Post
- "achieve the Islamic conquest of Egypt for the second time, and make all Christians convert to Islam, or else pay the 'jizya'
Egypt Islamist vows global caliphate in Jerusalem
May 8, 2012 - A radical Muslim preacher, Safwat Higazi, told thousands of Brotherhood supporters at a Cairo soccer stadium...
The Musllim Brotherhood's presidential candidate, Dr. Mohamed Mursi. and other officials nodded in agreement.
- “The capital of the caliphate – the capital of the United States of the Arabs – will be Jerusalem, God willing. Our
capital shall not be in Cairo, Mecca or Medina.”
Is this what saves Egypt from Islamism?
April 15, 2012 - During the Arab Spring protests in Egypt, the people were opposed to President Mubarak, but respected the Egyptian
military. Immediately after the protests the Muslim Brotherhood expanded its influence considerably, and has gradually convinced many Egyptians
to support them.
The candidacy of Suleiman, who is 75, came as a surprise to the Brotherhood, and there is concern that if he does not win the elections the
military may stage a coup to overthrow the newly elected president, and in that case, it would lead to a bloody civil war. On the other hand,
if Suleiman wins it might keep the country from becoming radically Islamic.
- Now that the Brotherhood has nominated Khairat al-Shater to be its presidential candidate, the military has put up its own candidate,
Omar Suleiman, the former spy chief to ousted Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak.
Egypt's Brotherhood names presidential candidate
April 1, 2012 - The Muslim Brotherhood's Freedom and Justice Party (FJP) has chosen an official candidate for the Egyptian presidential
race in May. The candidate is Khairat al-Shater, a deputy to the Brotherhood's leader and a successful businessman.
However, he did say that the Egyptian parliament may choose to amend certain aspects of the peace treaty, especially with regards to
natural gas and oil agreements.
Source: Jerusalem Post
Religious candidate worries Egyptians - Sydney Morning Herald
Muslim Brotherhood Strategist Set to Run for President of Egypt: Could emerge as enemy of Israel. - Joel Rosenberg
- On Israel, Shater has said that he would abide by all existing peace agreements made by previous Egyptian governments, which includes the
peace accords signed with Israel in 1979.
Radical Islam aiming at United Arab Emirates?
Mar. 17, 2012 - Serious tension is building between the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and the Muslim Brotherhood. When the UAE
government revoked the residency permits of dozens of Syrians who were protesting their home country's regime, Sheikh Yousef al-Qaradawi, a
Muslim Brotherhood cleric, (and an opponent of the Syrian regime) harshly condemned the UAE action. This, in turn, led Lt. Gen. Dahi Khalfan Tamim,
the chief of the Dubai police force, to tweet that he would issue an international arrest warrant for Qaradawi.
- Muslim Brotherhood spokesman Mahmoud Ghozlan responded that if an arrest warrant was issued against Qaradawi, “not only the Muslim Brotherhood
will act, but the entire Muslim world will act against the Emirates.”
Rise of Islam plotted at secret meeting
Jan. 31, 2012 - At a secret meeting in Egypt last week representatives of the Muslim Brotherhood discussed how to coordinate
their rise to power in countries throughout the Middle East and North Africa.
It was reported that the Brotherhood wanted to distance themselves from the militant Salafist organizations.
- Egyptian security officials told WND the meeting included Brotherhood members from Gaza, Syria, Jordan, Sudan and Egypt. The group discussed
methods of gaining more influence in the respective countries.
Muslim Brotherhood repeats: No talks with Israel
Jan. 26, 2012 - In an interview with a reporter from an Arabic newspaper, Mahmoud Ghazlan, the Muslim Brotherhood's spokesman, said
that his organization would “reject any request from the Israeli embassy to meet with leaders of the Brotherhood.”
Meanwhile, Israeli Foreign Ministry spokesman Yigal Palmor told Army Radio that Israel would be willing to have diplomatic dialog with the
new government in Egypt.
- Palmor said he believes Egypt would continue to honor the 1979 peace treaty with Israel, which he said serves the interests of
Recently,Rashad Bayoumi. the deputy leader of the Brotherhood’s Freedom and Justice Party (FJP) called Israel "an occupying criminal enemy,” and
claimed that they will take legal action against the peace treaty between Egypt and Israel.
Source: Jerusalem Post
Muslim Brotherhood Picks Egypt's House Speaker; Attacks on Christians Inevitable?
Jan. 18, ,2012 - The Muslim Brotherhood’s Freedom and Justice Party (FJP) is expecting to take more than 40 percent of the
498 elected seats in the Egyptian assembly's lower house, and other Islamists will take another 20 percent. The legislative
body has nominated Mohamed Saad al-Katatni, Secretary-General of the FJP party, as speaker of the house.
Attacks against Christians have increased greatly since the overthrow of President Mubarak, and observers fear that the new control by the
Muslim Brotherhood will cause an increase in this violence.
Source: Christian Post
- A number of world leaders, including President Obama and Pope Benedict XVI, have expressed serious concern about the dramatic
upsurge in attacks against that nation‘s largest religious minority, the Coptic Orthodox Christian community.
Muslim Brotherhood deputy head: We will never recognize Israel
Jan. 2, 2012 - The Muslim Brotherhood's political party, the Freedom and Justice Party, had promised that it would not act to cancel Egypt's
peace treaty with Israel even if it achieves an overwhelming majority. However, now that it appears they will gain that kind of majority,
Rashad Bayumi, the Muslim Brotherhood's second-in-command, told the London-based Al-Hayat, "No Muslim Brotherhood members will engage in any
contact or normalization with Israel." He added that the group will even work to amend the treaty.
Source: Israel Hayom
Muslim Brotherhood in Egypt 'Rethinking' Peace Treaty With Israel - Christian Post
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