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  • Thursday ,08 January 2015
العربية

Egypt's leading Islamic authority condemns Paris attack

By-egyptindependent

Copts and Poliltical Islam

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Thursday ,08 January 2015

Egypt's leading Islamic authority condemns Paris attack

Egypt's leading Islamic authority, Al-Azhar, condemned a fatal attack by hooded gunmen on Wednesday on the Paris offices of a satirical magazine known for lampooning radical Islam.Egypt's leading Islamic authority, Al-Azhar, condemned a fatal attack by hooded gunmen on Wednesday on the Paris offices of a satirical magazine known for lampooning radical Islam.

Al-Azhar, a thousand-year-old seat of religious learning respected by Muslims around the world, referred to the attack which killed at least 12 people as a criminal act on its Facebook site.