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  • Friday ,24 January 2014
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Al-Jihad dissidents to stage pro-Sisi rallies on 25 January

By-Almasry Alyoum

Copts and Poliltical Islam

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Friday ,24 January 2014

Al-Jihad dissidents to stage pro-Sisi rallies on 25 January

The moderate front for countering religious violence and excessiveness, which includes several Al-Jihad dissidents, has declared participation in events on 25 January with a new initiative to support nomination of Defense Ministry Abdel Fattah al-Sisi for presidency and return of Muslim Brotherhood back to politics after abandoning violence.The moderate front for countering religious violence and excessiveness, which includes several Al-Jihad dissidents, has declared participation in events on 25 January with a new initiative to support nomination of Defense Ministry Abdel Fattah al-Sisi for presidency and return of Muslim Brotherhood back to politics after abandoning violence.

In a rally on Tuesday at the Egyptian Cultural Forum located downtown, the front called on the Salafi Dawa and its political arm Nour Party to stop the reap-the-rewards benefits and support Sisi as president.
 
Sabra al-Qassemy, the front’s general coordinator, said they called for rallying across Egypt in celebration of passing the constitution.
 
In a statement, the front warned whoever damages the state institutions saying this will not be accepted by the citizens that took part in referendum.
 
Qassemy added that 25 January events will be the first moves taken by the front to call on Sisi to run for presidency.
 
Ahmed Sobh, former leader with Jamaa al-Islamiya, referred to conditions for Brotherhood participation indicating to regretting their deeds, recognizing state institutions and patriotism of the military.