And not just in Egypt. Jihad Watch reader Coptic, who sent in this story, writes: "Please note that the translation the newspaper did is very very deceitful. El Shater actually said to control the world, and take over the world, but the newspaper translated it 'to become world leaders.'") Arabic text here."Brotherhood leader: Preparing for an Islamic government," from Almasry Alyoum, April 23 (thanks to Coptic)
The role of the Muslim Brotherhood is to mobilize the nation to establish a way of life based on Islam, said its Deputy Supreme Guide Khairat al-Shater.
Speaking at a conference in Alexandria two days ago, Shater further said that the group is preparing to initiate an Islamic government to achieve progress based on Islamic principles, and that its objective is to establish an Islamic state and become world leaders.
Pointing out that no Sunni state currently has a regime with Islamic references, he urged Muslim scholars to contribute an workable, comprehensive, civilized Islamic model....