Amid Chaos, Egypt's Parties Hold Rare Sit-Down

Country's top religious scholar gets call for unity, but no concrete action

By Kevin Spak,  Newser Staff

Posted Jan 31, 2013 1:25 PM CST

(Newser) – Egyptians saw a shockingly rare sight today: The leaders of their country's fractured and feuding political parties actually sitting across the table from one another. In a meeting brokered by Egypt's most influential Islamic scholar, Grand Imam Ahmed al-Tayyeb, leaders from both Egypt'...   Read full story »


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