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Egypt’s Top Muslim Wants Tensions Eased

Decisive action is needed to prevent sectarian tensions from escalating in Egypt, the country’s top Islamic leader said Tuesday in the wake of a fatal riot fanned by Muslim protests over a DVD deemed offensive to their faith. The comments by Grand Imam Mohammed Sayyed Tantawi come after four people were killed when a crowd of 5,000 Muslims rioted Friday in a Christian neighborhood in Egypt’s second-largest city of Alexandria. Full Story

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