Mohammed al-Zawahri, was detained at a checkpoint in Giza
He is the leader of the ultraconservative Jihadi Salafist group
H/T Taffy in Canada
Demonstrators today staged a protest march against a Muslim school opening in Portsmouth.
Scores of people from the English Defence League, South East Alliance, March for England, English Volunteer Force and the Croydon Casuals walked along Fratton Road.
3. Explosions in a church or mosque. (I dont know exactly what it is but my intuition tells me its important.)
(Interesting that they haven’t arrested the cleric for blasphemy because he had to create some to manufacture evidence against the Christian girl. This speaks volumes about the Islamic psyche. Its never about the crime. Its about who does it)
ISLAMABAD, Pakistan — A Pakistani court on Saturday dismissed charges against a cleric who accused a young Christian girl of blasphemy and who was arrested last year for allegedly forging evidence against her, his lawyer said.
The case had brought new spotlight on Pakistan’s harsh blasphemy laws, sections of which carry the death penalty or life imprisonment. However, the laws retain broad support in this country, where Islamic conservatism is on the rise alongside extremism and many Muslims are highly sensitive about their faith.
5. Streets of Egypt today.
(It seems to be increasingly difficult to determine who is shooting at who and why.)