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Monday, October 30, 2006

In his Ramadan Speech, Mubarak holds Muslims responsible for their faith's image

In a speech in observance of the holy month of Ramadan, Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak told senior officials and Muslim clerics that the tainted image of Islam is in part perpetuated by Muslim inaction against terrorism. According to a report by the Associated Press, he called on all followers of the Islamic faith to return to its fundamental principles of “forgiveness, righteousness, and reform”, and to renounce terrorist activities as counter to the teachings of Islam.

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