Egypt: Mufti Stresses Support for Azhar Imam to End Aswan Sedition

Egypt's Mufti Shawki Allam has stressed support for efforts of Al-Azhar Grand Imam Ahmed el-Tayyeb to end sedition and bloody confrontation between two tribes in Aswan.

The remarks came a day ahead of the Mufti's planned visit to the Upper Egyptian province on Saturday accompanied by Awqaf Minister Mohamed Mokhtar Gomaa. Allam hoped that the two parties would reconcile and work for the best interests of Egypt.

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