A Blog by the Editor of The Middle East Journal

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Friday, February 18, 2011

Victory Lap

Unrest continues throughout the region, but demonstrators gathered en masse in Tahrir both to celebrate victory a week ago and to show their continuing strength to the Military Council. TV preacher Yusuf al-Qaradawi led Friday prayers in Tahrir after years living abroad. It looks as if they succeeded in drawing a large turnout.

1 comment:

David Mack said...

Qaradawi! Expect to see hysterical reaction from some of the US Islam bashers and nervous Israelis.