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Increasing reports in Arabic media of Saudi-Egyptian rift re: Muslim Brotherhood

Translated today by via Az-Zaman daily:

“..In addition, Western circles are talking about a mysterious Egyptian role across the regional scene, a thing that is not to the liking of Riyadh and enhanced the doubts surrounding dramatic change in the new Saudi position towards Egypt. Abu Samra continued there were reports talking about the new Saudi king’s contacts with sides in the Egyptian opposition…, believing that this inclination will earn strong American support in the coming stage, especially since President Barack Obama’s administration is inclined to merge the moderate Islamic wing in the political scene, namely the Muslim Brotherhood group, to confront the Islamic State organization ISIL…”

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Written by nickbiddlenoe

February 4, 2015 at 2:56 pm

Posted in Uncategorized

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