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  5/11/2012, Iyar 19, 5772

Poll: Most Muslims Oppose Al-Qaeda

The vast majority of Muslim citizens in Lebanon, Jordan, Turkey, Egypt and Pakistan are opposed to the Al-Qaeda international terror organization according to an opinion poll just released by the Pew Research Institute.

The survey found that Al-Qaeda was less popular in Lebanon, where 98 percent of respondents had a negative opinion about the terrorist organization. In Jordan, 77 percent were opposed to the group, in Turkey 73 percent and 71 percent in Egypt. In Pakistan 55 percent of respondents expressed negative opinions about the organization.