Condoleezza Rice said it in January 2007:
“There’s still a tendency to see these things in Sunni-Shia terms. But the Middle East is going to have to overcome that.”
“Shia and Sunni are brothers; those dividing them are traitors,” the crowd of Shiite worshippers chanted. [they do this, of course, because they are afraid of the Sunnis and want to proclaim a Muslim unity that does not exist]– Hugh Fitzgerald
“Turkey’s attitude is radicalizing not only surrounding countries, but also people within this country.”
CAIRO (Reuters) – Mahmoud Ahmadinejad was both kissed and scolded on Tuesday when he began the first visit to Egypt by an Iranian president since Tehran’s 1979 Islamic revolution.
“The men, including a Syrian, belong to the ultra-conservative Sunni Salafist movement.”Â As I was saying. “4 arrested in Egypt after shoe thrown at Iran’s President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad,” by Ayman Mohyeldin forÂ NBC News, February 6:
CAIRO — Egypt’s security arrested four men who were protesting outside a Cairo mosque, where the Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad was praying. (JW)
InÂ FrontPageÂ today I discuss how Ahmadinejad’s visit to Egypt shows again why the Muslim world will never be united â€” except in hatred of Israel.
the first visit to EgyptÂ by a President of Iran since the founding of the Islamic Republic of Iran in 1979. President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad arrived in Egypt Tuesday to an enthusiastic welcome from Egypt’s President Mohammed Morsi and top Egyptian officials. Yet underneath the kisses and expressions of mutual regard, the visit revealed yet again how deep the divisions are in the Islamic world – and why Sunnis and Shi’ites may only be able to unite on the basis of their mutual hatred of Israel.
- Ahmadinejad: “The people of Iran are ready to march on Israel to wipe it out if it launches into an adventure against Tehran”