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Cairo, Asharq Al-Awsat- Supreme Guide of the Egyptian Muslim Brotherhood (MB), Muhammad Mahdi ‘Akif, called on all Muslims to “help the resistance in all its forms,” both in Lebanon and in the Palestinian areas, describing the current “official” Arab position as “shameful.” .

‘Akif made his call Wednesday night during a conference organized by the National Labor Committee of the Scientists’ Association.

The Islamist leader praised Hamas and Islamic Jihad in the Palestinian areas, and Hezbollah in Lebanon, calling on his followers to prepare themselves to fight “the Zionist gangs.” According to ‘Akif, Israel was “planted within the Palestinian lands by the Western crusaders, to perform as representatives of the Western superpowers headed by the United States.”

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