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Some Egyptian Islamists on Haj Pray for Victory Against Generals

Saudi Arabian authorities have asked pilgrims to put politics aside during the annual haj, but amid bitter divisions in Egypt, some Islamists refuse to keep quiet. “What's happening in Egypt now is a disgrace, the army is killing innocent Muslims in cold blood every day,” said Zaghloul Hassanien, the owner of an oil products company in the Nile Delta town of Mansoura. He was standing in a supermarket near the Grand Mosque in Mecca, the birthplace of Islam and focal point for the ...

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