Friday, April 5, 2013

Egyptians On the Streets Protest Muslim Brotherhood's Warming Up To Iran

Believe me, there are plenty of Salafists in Egypt who detest Iran - they spit on the very ground that ANY Shia walks on and now the protests against the Muslim Brotherhood cozying up to the Iranians are heating up and spilling out into the open.

Let's face it - Egypt is a bloody disaster.  You just wait and see - Barack Obama's grand plan of a Muslim Brotherhood caliphate starting in Cairo will blow up completely as we will soon see the incredible economic collapse of Egypt - you will see this country become the new Gaza ....begging for dollars from the West.

This is what happens when jihadis try to govern - doubt me?  Then ask the people living in Gaza how Hamas has worked out for them.

The story comes from The Jerusalem Post.

Egyptians protest against warming ties with Tehran

CAIRO - Hardline Sunni Islamists tried to break into a senior Iranian diplomat's residence in Cairo on Friday in protest at warming ties with Tehran after a 30-year estrangement, but were repelled by Egyptian police, a Reuters witness said.

About 100 members of two purist Salafist groups demonstrated against Egypt's recent steps to improve relations with Iran, which were cut off after the 1979 Iranian Islamic revolution.

The protesters tore down an Iranian flag at the residence in a Cairo suburb and briefly hoisted the Syrian rebel flag in protest at Iran's support to Syrian President Bashar Assad's government before police removed it.

The ultra-conservative Salafi protesters are, like most Egyptians, Sunni Muslims. They are concerned about what they see as Iranian efforts to spread Shi'ite Islam in Sunni countries.

Iran's charge d'affaires, Mojtaba Amani, said in comments carried by the Egyptian state news agency MENA after the protest at his home that allegations that Shi'ite Islam was being spread in Egypt were a "major lie".

"Sunni Egypt" is a source of strength to Iran, he said.

The protesters chanted slogans against Iran and Shi'ite Islam and criticised the government's recent decision to allow Iranian tourists to visit Egypt. Relations have improved significantly since the election of Egyptian President Mohamed MOrsi, a member of the Islamist Muslim Brotherhood, last June.

Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad visited Egypt for an Islamic summit in February, the first visit by an Iranian leader in more than three decades. He called for a strategic alliance with Egypt and offered Cairo a loan as it faces a deepening economic crisis.

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