Egypt: Deputy chief of Muslim Brotherhood’s political party and adviser to President says Israel will cease to exist within ten years
Looks as if he is eager to honor the Camp David Accords.
“Pundits and politicians are already ringing the alarm bells. The common refrain you hear in the US: The Middle East is being overrun with religious radicals bent on oppressing women and destroying Israel. That is nonsense, of course.” — Reza Aslan
“Muslim official says Israel won’t exist,” from UPI, January 2 (thanks to Block Ness):
CAIRO, Jan. 2 (UPI) — A senior Muslim Brotherhood official and adviser to President Mohamed Morsi warned Israel will cease to exist in a decade.
“Jewish occupiers in the territory of historic Palestine are an obstacle to the Palestinians’ right of return. Anyone who can read the future can see that this project has a decade, less than a decade to go, and it is our faith that the people of Palestine can then return to Palestine,” the pan-Arab network al-Arabiya quoted Essam el-Eria,n [sic] the deputy head of the Muslim Brotherhood’s Freedom and Justice Party, as saying Tuesday.
Last week Erian called on Jews to return to Egypt, saying, in an interview with the local Dream TV network: “It is better for Jews to live in a country like Egypt rather than in a country contaminated by occupation.
“Every Egyptian has the right to come back to Egypt no matter what his religion. Egyptian Jews should refuse to live under a brutal, bloody and racist occupation stained with war crimes against humanity.”…
They were brutally and forcibly exiled from Egypt, but why get bogged down in details?