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Friday, November 30, 2012

Egyptian official calls for jihad to "liberate Jerusalem"

Al Mesryoon reports that The Grand Sheikh Mustafa Atfy an undersecretary of the Ministry of [Islamic] Endowments in Egypt, has called for a "jihad" to "liberate Jerusalem."

he said that the Al-Aqsa Mosque is sacred in Islam; it is not merely a historic or archaeological shrine, but a sacred Islamic place.

Al-Atfy added that Jerusalem is not just occupied, but a basic Islamic issue. He stressed that its "liberation from the hands of the usurper Jews" would affirm its sanctity and "jihad for the liberation of Jerusalem is an Islamic duty for every Muslim."

This is not only a preacher, but an Egyptian government official essentially calling for holy war against Israel.

Not that the mainstream media will be bothered by this one bit.