I have Sunni Identity and Shia Belief – El Baradei – Vice President of Egypt


Egyptian Vice President - Muhammad El BaradeiJNN 13 Aug 2013 Cairo : Egypt’s Vice President Mohamed El-Baradei said he has Sunni identity and Shia belief. He was also the Former Director General of the International Atomic Energy Agency .

He made the remark at the Eid Al-Fitr prayers held at Al-Azhar Grand Mosque in Cairo, Buratha news agency reported.

He surprised the worshippers by saying prayers in Shia style. Asked whether he has embraced Shi’ism, El- Baradei said “I have Sunni identity and Shia belief and there is no reason for me to deny my beliefs.”

While saying their prayers, Sunni Muslims fold their arms and put them on their chest whereas Shia Muslims do not do it.

Previously, El-Baradei had criticized Salafists’ opposition to Iranian tourists visiting Egypt, saying that Shias and Sunnis perfrom Hajj together and there was no reason to deny Iranian tourists access to some pilgrimage sites in Egypt.

A former secretary general of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), El-Baradei was among the leaders of the 2011 uprising against Hosni Mubarak. He currently heads the Al-Dastoru Party in Egypt.

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  2. WELL IDENTITY COULD BE DECEPTIVE , WHO CARES BUT  BELEIF IS THE TRUTH . i AM A SHIA , IF I LEAVE MY BEARED UNTRIMMED FOR 6 MONTHS PLANT SOME SPECS IN IT , PUT THE SLEEVES OF MY PAJAMAS 6” TO I’ UP AND HIT MY FOREHEAD A FEW TIMES REAL HARD ON THE GROUND TO MAKE  A DARK VISIBLE MARK , WILL I BECOME A SUNNI .. WHAT MATTERS IS FAITH , AND ALHAMDOLILLAH IF HONOURABLE EL BARADEI HAS A SHIA BELEIF AND HE ENFORCES HIS SHIA  AQAED, THAT IS REAL ISLAMIC AQAED ON HIS COUNTRY AGAINST THE DEVIATED , INNOVATED MAJORITY , EGYPT HAS A BRIGHT PUR-EEMAAN  FUTURE OTHER WISE IT WAS GOING DOWN THE DRAIN WITH THE WAHABI – PRESIDENT, WHOM THE POPULACE HAS JUST THROWN DOWN THE GUTTERS .  ZAHEER HUSAIN KHAN

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