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Burning the myths about Islam
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The ‘Arab Spring’ shows that the Quran burning riot in Afghanistan had little to do with Islam itself. The recent violent protests in Afghanistan – a reaction to the burning of the Quran by a small church in the United States last month – recalled an inescapable reality.




What Do Egypt’s Christians Think?
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Egypt’s Coptic Christians are divided over whether to back beleaguered President Hosni Mubarak, whose secular government gave them certain protections but whose iron-fisted rule left them as broke and powerless as their Muslim neighbors.




UPDATE 1-Brotherhood says no plans for Egypt presidential bid
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CAIRO Feb 4 (Reuters) – The Muslim Brotherhood, Egypt’s biggest opposition group, has no ambitions to run for the Egyptian presidency, a leading member of the Islamist movement told Al Jazeera television on Friday.




US embassy cables: Egypt’s choice not just between Islam and dictatorship, says US
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The Egyptians will welcome you warmly, but you should be aware of some shifts in the political context and atmospherics of our relationship with Egypt since we last updated you in December (reftel).




Frank Fredericks: The Egyptian Revolution: An Interfaith Movement
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Seeing the Egyptian protests on American media may lead you to believe that this is an Iranian-style revolution, with a probable result being an Islamic regime. However, when you look at the details of what is happening on the ground, this is an interfaith movement.




Robert Spencer Opposes Egyptian Democracy, Smears Obama
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Game over! The end is neigh! The sky is falling! Why? Because President Obama’s spokesperson Robert Gibbs said that a post-Mubarak Egyptian ruling group “has to include a whole host of important non-secular actors that give Egypt a strong chance to continue to be [a] stable and reliable partner.”