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November 12, 2012 4:46 pm

Egyptian Jihad Leader: Destroy “the Sphinx and the Giza Pyramids in Egypt”

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Al Arabiya – An Egyptian jihad leader, with self-professed links to the Taliban, called for the “destruction of the Sphinx and the Giza Pyramids in Egypt,” drawing ties between the Egyptian relics and Buddha statues, local media reported this week.

Murgan Salem al-Gohary, an Islamist leader twice-sentenced under former President Hosni Mubarak for advocating violence, called on Muslims to remove such “idols.”

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