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  4/11/2014, Nissan 11, 5774

Egypt Tries to Curb Brotherhood's Influence Over Mosques


The Egyptian government has stepped up a campaign to curb Muslim Brotherhood influence over mosques, Reuters reported on Thursday.

The government said it has licensed more than 17,000 state-approved clerics to give Friday sermons to stop places of worship from falling “into the hands of extremists,” according to the report.

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