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KARACHI: Sufi pilgrims defiant despite threats

by Paaras Abbas - 18th July 2012

Awareness of a concerted global strategy by Saudi-style religionists to destroy folk Islam is growing.  What effect have the Timbuktu bombings had elsewhere?

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EGYPT: ‘God is the one who is taking care of me.’

by Jenny Taylor - 11th July 2012

Already deluged by refugees from across the continent, Cairo’s All Saints Cathedral copes with the worsening situation for migrant women, writes Jenny Taylor

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Egypt: As President Morsy preaches peace, Muslim Brotherhood says 'cleanse Palestine of Zionist filth’

by Jayson Casper - 4th July 2012

Jihadi rhetoric surfaces in Arabic language article on MB intentions.

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