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    This is an interesting development in Egypt

    A party formed by the Muslim Brotherhood to run in Egypt’s next parliamentary elections has chosen a Coptic intellectual as its vice president, in an effort to broaden its appeal.
    Rafiq Habib has been selected for the position in the Freedom and Justice Party as the Muslim Brotherhood seeks to establish its position in Egypt after years of being hamstringed by the ruling party.

    Submitting its legal papers to the party affairs committee for approval on Wednesday, the party’s secretary general, Mohamed Saad el-Katatni, said it now had nearly 9,000 members, including 978 women and 93 Coptic Christians.

    “The party is open to all Egyptians, Muslims and Copts alike,” he said.
    While confirming that the party would campaign for civic state “with religious reference” to Islam as the official state religion, he sought to assure that the rights and freedoms of Coptic Christians would be guaranteed. The elections are scheduled for the fall.

    Since the overthrow of President Hosni Mubarak, Christians have feared that the Muslim Brotherhood will seek to establish an Islamic state.
    If that happens, they believe the discrimination they experienced under the previous regime will only get worse.

    Coptic human rights activist Wagih Yacoub said in a report by International Christian Concern: “There is no doubt that the Muslim Brotherhood and the Salafis are allied. The Brotherhood plays politics and the Salafis are causing chaos so they can empty Egypt of Christians and make it an Islamic state."
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    The Weather Channel?

    Moved it for ya. ;)
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    Quote Originally Posted by djones520 View Post
    The Weather Channel?
    Mispost... I need it moved to general.

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    Quote Originally Posted by djones520 View Post
    The Weather Channel?

    Moved it for ya. ;)
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