17 December 2012

Egypt: Awqaf Ministry Slams Attack On Sheikh Mahalawi in Alex.

The Awqaf Ministry on Sunday condemned an attack on Azhar scholar Sheikh Ahmed el-Mahlawi and worshipers in Al-Qaed Ibrahim Mosque in Alexandria on Friday14/12/2012.

In a statement, the ministry vowed to take legal action against those behind recent attacks on mosques and preachers, asserting that these crimes will not go unpunished.

The attack on Mahalawi is a crime against all Muslim scholars and preachers, the ministry added.

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