Mubarak especially is often referred to as “Pharaoh” — from an Islamic perspective, an extremely demeaning epithet, since Pharaoh in the Koran is the ultimate representative of infidelity, idolatry, and tyranny. “Calls in Iran to Topple Egyptian, Saudi Regimes,” by Y. Mansharof for MEMRI, December 12:
Iran’s attacks and accusations against Egypt and Saudi Arabia have recently intensified. In early December, Iran’s leading conservative government dailies Kayhan and Jomhouri-ye Eslami accused the Egyptian and Saudi regimes of treason, and called on their peoples to topple their regimes. Kayhan editor Hossein Shariatmadari, who is close to Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei, praised Khaled Islambouli, the assassin of the late Egyptian president Anwar Al-Sadat, and called to follow his example.
At the same time, student demonstrations were held in Tehran, during which protesters called for killing Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak and threw firebombs at the Egyptian interest office.
Also, on December 10, 2008, an Iranian group called “Brothers of Radhwan” set fire to the offices of Saudi Arabian Airlines in Tehran, to protest against what the group called the rapprochement between Saudi Arabia and “the regime occupying Jerusalem.”
The Egyptian Foreign Ministry protested to the director of the Iranian interest office in Cairo, Hossein Rajabi, against the attacks in the Iranian press and the anti-Egypt demonstrations in Tehran…
The remainder of this report contains numerous quotes from various Muslim officials, most of which condemn Mubarak and Abdullah through a jihadist paradigm, such as:
“We renounce evil in all its forms – [including] Mubarak, the head of the Zionist regime, and the filthy Saudi king ‘Abdallah… The way to liberate [the Muslims] from the oppressive Zionist regime and from its servants does not pass through the corridors of the U.N., through the seats of the Security Council, through the Arab parliaments or through fancy conferences. The way [to do this is with] trucks loaded with explosives, driven by people like [Hizbullah martyrs] Ahmad Qassir, ‘Abd Al-Mun’im Qassir, Safi Al-Din, Salah Ghandour and other holy martyrs.”
Read it all.