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Re: Biblical Prophecy "Start of World War 3 Begins With Egy

Post by Savwafair2012 » Fri Aug 08, 2014 4:27 am

So now Russia is among the axis

Just as predicated;)

Maybe something to this bible story telling the future shit

Re: Biblical Prophecy "Start of World War 3 Begins With Egy

Post by Savwafair2012 » Wed Sep 26, 2012 4:00 pm

Sometimes you just have to wonder. :think:

Has it all been done before?

Is this world really just a stage and therefore are we just the preformers.


Re: Biblical Prophecy "Start of World War 3 Begins With Egy

Post by Savwafair2012 » Tue Mar 27, 2012 6:10 pm


BREAKING: Intense Fighting Erupts on Egypt / Israel Border. At least one Israeli Soldier Killed.

MAAN news agency says that the israeli soldier got killed inside the egyptian territories!/GazaYBO

BREAKING; #ISRAEL - #EGYPT; An Israeli soldier has just been killed in intense clashes on Egyptian-Israeli border, many injured


26m @olfashdeb‏@olfashdeb

@OhSweetArabia so much for another promise from #Assad . And we watch it all happen in 3 D living color every single day. And do nothing els

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30m Murad Merali‏@OhSweetArabia

BREAKING; #SYRIA; In #Quasir, several people are fleeing villages amid heavy shelling from Assads forces. #Homs

31m Murad Merali‏@OhSweetArabia

BREAKING; #SYRIA; Heavy fire in the village of Tel Shor #Homs, by the bridge, intensive gunfire going off

32m Murad Merali‏@OhSweetArabia

THE WORLD NEEDS TO KNOW; Assads reinforcements including 40+ tanks and several troops have just arrived in Abu Kamal, SHIT. #Syria

37m Murad Merali‏@OhSweetArabia

BREAKING; #SYRIA; #homs is under heavy attack RIGHT NOW, in #Bayada, 3 mortar shells, heavy shooting, houses destroyed, 6 wounded

44m Murad Merali‏@OhSweetArabia

@Reemo_xo I've bumped into many arab dictator supporters on twitter, your not the first, I know how you lot act, delusional, your BLOCKED.

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45m Murad Merali‏@OhSweetArabia

@Reemo_xo i'm not fooling anybody. I am with Syrian people. Every dedicated Arab is, don't speak nonsense

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47m Murad Merali‏@OhSweetArabia

@Reemo_xo HAH, just cause your syrian you decide the fate of your country? Hilarious, there are 24 arab countries, we're in this together.

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48m Murad Merali‏@OhSweetArabia

THE WORLD NEEDS TO KNOW; In #Idlib today Assads forces executed 23 people in a field in Saraqeb, sickening. #Syria

49m Murad Merali‏@OhSweetArabia

@Nirvashni88 that was just propaganda, the city is being shelled right now

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50m Murad Merali‏@OhSweetArabia

@Reemo_xo and of course its not justs Assads forces, regime thugs are involved in it as well.

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50m Murad Merali‏@OhSweetArabia

@Reemo_xo our argument can go on forever, you will never under my point of view. Video, photos, etc. There enough evidence to prove u wrong

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52m Murad Merali‏@OhSweetArabia

@Reemo_xo define the word jihad? It doesn't mean "fight" or "kill people". Please do research, oh dear lord.

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53m Murad Merali‏@OhSweetArabia

BREAKING; #SYRIA; I can confirm the #FSA in #DeirEzzor killed everyone inside a tank belonging to Assad, clashes still ongoing

54m Murad Merali‏@OhSweetArabia

@Reemo_xo As a fellow Arab, and muslim. I don't wish to argue with you anymore. Ur just another Mubarak, Saleh, Hamad & Gadaffi supporter.

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55m Murad Merali‏@OhSweetArabia

@Reemo_xo ofcourse soldiers will die if they are battling #FSA! You are misled. My friends in Syria have seen Assads forces killing ppl.

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58m Murad Merali‏@OhSweetArabia

@Reemo_xo Ironic how you say you know the ins & outs of your country, So you content with the 11,000+ deaths? You just mislead, thats all.

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1h Murad Merali‏@OhSweetArabia

BREAKING; #ISRAEL - #EGYPT; 2 soldiers now killed from Egypt - Israel border, intense clashes going on, 1 of soldiers who died is Israeli

Murad Merali‏@OhSweetArabiaReply

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@Reemo_xo are you an Assad supporter? Do you believe what the FSA is doing is wrong?

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1h Murad Merali‏@OhSweetArabia!/OhSweetArabia

Re: Biblical Prophecy "Start of World War 3 Begins With Egy

Post by Savwafair2012 » Tue Nov 22, 2011 5:29 pm

UPDATE 11/22/11

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Egyptian protesters struggle to throw off army rule

CAIRO (Reuters) - Egyptians frustrated with military rule battled police in the streets again on Tuesday as the generals scrambled to cope with the cabinet's proffered resignation after bloodshed that has jolted plans for Egypt's first free election in decades.

In a stinging verdict on nine months of army control, London-based rights group Amnesty International accused the ruling Supreme Council of the Armed Forces (SCAF) of brutality sometimes exceeding that of former President Hosni Mubarak.

Thousands of people defied tear gas wafting across Cairo's Tahrir Square, the hub of protests swelling since Friday into the gravest challenge yet to the generals who replaced Mubarak and who seem reluctant to relinquish their power and privilege.

Protesters in Tahrir carried an open coffin containing the white-shrouded body of one of the 36 people killed so far.

The army council, headed by a 76-year-old field marshal who served as Mubarak's defence minister for two decades, held talks with politicians on the crisis, in which at least 36 people have been killed and more than 1,250 wounded, medical officials say.

Field Marshal Mohamed Hussein Tantawi would address the nation later in the day, state television said.

The United States, which gives Egypt's military $1.3 billion a year in aid, has called for restraint on all sides and urged Egypt to proceed with elections due to start on Monday despite the violence, a stance broadly echoed by many European leaders.

Protesters waving flags and singing skirmished with security forces in and around Tahrir Square, where banners read "Save Egypt from thieves and the military". As pungent clouds of tear gas set off stampedes, activists chanted "Stay, stay, stay".

Youth groups have called for a mass turnout later in the day to press demands for the military to give way to civilian rule now, rather than according to its own ponderous timetable, which could keep it in power until late 2012 or early 2013.


"Come to Tahrir, tomorrow we will overthrow the field marshal!" youthful protesters chanted, referring to Field Marshal Mohamed Hussein Tantawi, the army commander.

Tantawi and his colleagues will not formally accept the resignation of Prime Minister Essam Sharaf's government until they have agreed on a new premier, an army source said.

It was not clear if the army would try to replace the whole cabinet -- a tough challenge with polling only days away -- or just ditch the unpopular interior and information ministers.

The army council has vowed to proceed with the parliamentary election due to start on Monday, but the bloody chaos in the heart of Cairo and elsewhere has thrown plans into disarray.

The powerful Muslim Brotherhood, which anticipates a strong showing in the election, was among five parties at the crisis talks with the military council. Three presidential candidates were also there, but a fourth, Mohamed ElBaradei, stayed away.

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Re: Biblical Prophecy "Start of World War 3 Begins With Egy

Post by Greatjoy » Thu Nov 03, 2011 11:15 pm

eliakim wrote:Well there have been so many prophecies fulfilled it is hard to choose which one would be the best to provide you with.

What would you like OT prophecies or the prophecies of Christ? Then we have the Dead Sea Scrolls and the Essene teachings of the elect.

What's current?

The appointed time that came in 2010 and its related prophecies to do with the Middle East is probably the most appropriate for this thread. Then of course we have Obama in Rev 13, Rev 17 and 18 is also about the USA.

Also current is Matthew 10 and my arrest. Christ predicted that when our people were being arrested the Son of Man would come. The Son of Man is a term of endearment for a prophet. He also called me the Queen of the South and told Israel that the only sign that they would receive would be the sign of Jonah. The whale turned up in Israel in May 2010 as predicted.

You consider these your best? lol
The ramblings of a deluded narcissistic old lady is more like it.
If you weren't so arrogant I'd pity you.

Re: Biblical Prophecy "Start of World War 3 Begins With Egy

Post by Savwafair2012 » Thu Nov 03, 2011 5:03 pm

They say it would never happen that Russia and America would never go to war again

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Re: Biblical Prophecy "Start of World War 3 Begins With Egy

Post by Pitchke » Wed Jul 13, 2011 10:36 pm

Albert Pike and Three World Wars
Continued from Part 1.

Albert Pike received a vision, which he described in a letter that he wrote to Mazzini, dated August 15, 1871. This letter graphically outlined plans for three world wars that were seen as necessary to bring about the One World Order, and we can marvel at how accurately it has predicted events that have already taken place.

Pike's Letter to Mazzini
It is a commonly believed fallacy that for a short time, the Pike letter to Mazzini was on display in the British Museum Library in London, and it was copied by William Guy Carr, former Intelligence Officer in the Royal Canadian Navy. The British Library has confirmed in writing to me that such a document has never been in their possession. Furthermore, in Carr's book, Satan, Prince of this World, Carr includes the following footnote:

"The Keeper of Manuscripts recently informed the author that this letter is NOT catalogued in the British Museum Library. It seems strange that a man of Cardinal Rodriguez's knowledge should have said that it WAS in 1925".

It appears that Carr learned about this letter from Cardinal Caro y Rodriguez of Santiago, Chile, who wrote The Mystery of Freemasonry Unveiled.

To date, no conclusive proof exists to show that this letter was ever written. Nevertheless, the letter is widely quoted and the topic of much discussion.

Following are apparently extracts of the letter, showing how Three World Wars have been planned for many generations.

"The First World War must be brought about in order to permit the Illuminati to overthrow the power of the Czars in Russia and of making that country a fortress of atheistic Communism. The divergences caused by the "agentur" (agents) of the Illuminati between the British and Germanic Empires will be used to foment this war. At the end of the war, Communism will be built and used in order to destroy the other governments and in order to weaken the religions." 2

Students of history will recognize that the political alliances of England on one side and Germany on the other, forged between 1871 and 1898 by Otto von Bismarck, co-conspirator of Albert Pike, were instrumental in bringing about the First World War.

"The Second World War must be fomented by taking advantage of the differences between the Fascists and the political Zionists. This war must be brought about so that Nazism is destroyed and that the political Zionism be strong enough to institute a sovereign state of Israel in Palestine. During the Second World War, International Communism must become strong enough in order to balance Christendom, which would be then restrained and held in check until the time when we would need it for the final social cataclysm." 3

After this Second World War, Communism was made strong enough to begin taking over weaker governments. In 1945, at the Potsdam Conference between Truman, Churchill, and Stalin, a large portion of Europe was simply handed over to Russia, and on the other side of the world, the aftermath of the war with Japan helped to sweep the tide of Communism into China.

(Readers who argue that the terms Nazism and Zionism were not known in 1871 should remember that the Illuminati invented both these movements. In addition, Communism as an ideology, and as a coined phrase, originates in France during the Revolution. In 1785, Restif coined the phrase four years before revolution broke out. Restif and Babeuf, in turn, were influenced by Rousseau - as was the most famous conspirator of them all, Adam Weishaupt.)

"The Third World War must be fomented by taking advantage of the differences caused by the "agentur" of the "Illuminati" between the political Zionists and the leaders of Islamic World. The war must be conducted in such a way that Islam (the Moslem Arabic World) and political Zionism (the State of Israel) mutually destroy each other. Meanwhile the other nations, once more divided on this issue will be constrained to fight to the point of complete physical, moral, spiritual and economical exhaustion…We shall unleash the Nihilists and the atheists, and we shall provoke a formidable social cataclysm which in all its horror will show clearly to the nations the effect of absolute atheism, origin of savagery and of the most bloody turmoil. Then everywhere, the citizens, obliged to defend themselves against the world minority of revolutionaries, will exterminate those destroyers of civilization, and the multitude, disillusioned with Christianity, whose deistic spirits will from that moment be without compass or direction, anxious for an ideal, but without knowing where to render its adoration, will receive the true light through the universal manifestation of the pure doctrine of Lucifer, brought finally out in the public view. This manifestation will result from the general reactionary movement which will follow the destruction of Christianity and atheism, both conquered and exterminated at the same time." 4

Since the terrorist attacks of Sept 11, 2001, world events, and in particular in the Middle East, show a growing unrest and instability between Modern Zionism and the Arabic World. This is completely in line with the call for a Third World War to be fought between the two, and their allies on both sides. This Third World War is still to come, and recent events show us that it is not far off.

Re: Biblical Prophecy "Start of World War 3 Begins With Egy

Post by Willease » Wed Jul 13, 2011 10:28 pm

Now that Hosni Mubarak is gone, what will happen to Egypt? Commentators are all over the map on Egypt’s future, with predictions ranging from a Western-style democracy to an Islamic state. There is little certainty on how these volatile events will play out and what they will mean for the region and the world.

But there is a way we can know. It is because we have “a more sure word of prophecy” (2 Peter 1:19) that we can know Egypt’s future.

The Basic Prophecy

End-time prophecies regarding Egypt revolve around one pivotal prophecy. It describes a massive clash between a northern Catholic power and a southern Islamic power that will trigger World War iii. The southern power—termed the “king of the south”—will provoke a massive retaliation by the northern power—the “king of the north.” The prophecy is detailed in Daniel 11:40-42.

When the southern Islamic power is overthrown, “the land of Egypt shall not escape,” verse 42 says. It is this scripture that Gerald Flurry has consistently drawn attention to for insight into the future of Egyptian politics.

In the December 1994 Trumpet, Mr. Flurry explained the significance of verse 42 thus: “Egypt is conquered by the king of the north probably because of an alliance with the king of the south.” The king of the south, Mr. Flurry believed, would be radical Islam, headed by Iran. This Iranian-led Islamic movement, he wrote, was already “very strong in Egypt and Algeria.” He went on to state: “This religion will probably take control of both countries very soon.”

A year and a half before that, based on the same prophecy, Mr. Flurry wrote, “Islamic extremism is gaining power at a frightening pace in Egypt. I believe this prophecy in Daniel 11:42 indicates you are about to see a radical change in Egyptian politics!” (Trumpet, July 1993).

Throughout the 18 years since, the Trumpet has reiterated this basic prophecy that Egypt would be taken over by Islam. Now, with the popular uprising, the fall of Mubarak and the rise of the opposition movement largely controlled by the Muslim Brotherhood, Egypt is in more danger than ever of falling to the Islamist camp.

In the August 1998 Trumpet, Mr. Flurry pointed to this scripture again, including verse 43: “But he [the king of the north] shall have power over the treasures of gold and of silver, and over all the precious things of Egypt: and the Libyans and the Ethiopians shall be at his steps.”

“Twice it mentions that Egypt will not escape,” Mr. Flurry wrote. He went on to point out that Egypt had been the most moderate nation in the Middle East for 20 years but that Iran was already pushing Egypt toward its camp. “That is because Egypt fears terrorism and their own radical Muslims,” he wrote. Indeed, Egypt continued to draw closer to Iran as President Hosni Mubarak tried to placate the increasingly radical Egyptian population.

A “Radical Change” in Egyptian Politics

In the 2001 edition of his booklet The King of the South, Mr. Flurry elaborated further on the Daniel 11 prophecy: “Egypt is mentioned apart from the king of the south. This proves that Egypt is not the king of the south, although anciently it was in type. Today, Egypt is the most stable country in the Arab world. It is viewed as the leader of the more moderate, stable Arabs. But recently, Egypt has become much more friendly to Iran and more distant from Israel and the West.”

Again, Mr. Flurry emphasized, “The king of the north will destroy the king of the south—and Egypt. Why Egypt? Is it because Egypt was allied with the king of the south? Does that mean radical Islam will soon control or direct Egyptian politics?” (emphasis ours throughout).

Four years later, the Muslim Brotherhood won 88 seats in parliamentary elections—about one fifth of the parliamentary seats, a six-fold increase over the previous election. And this despite the Mubarak regime’s authoritarian measures to quash and disqualify opponents.

Mr. Flurry speculated that President Hosni Mubarak could be assassinated by Islamists just as Anwar Sadat was. “This could radically change Egyptian politics even more quickly,” similar to what happened in Iran’s 1979 revolution, he wrote. “In the past, Egyptian politics have been changed radically by Middle East assassinations and other violent acts directed by Iran. Such acts can rapidly change the minds of people. Revolutions often result. However it happens, Egypt will also become the enemy of the king of the north.”

In the June 2003 Trumpet, Mr. Flurry wrote that in Egypt, “Islamic extremism—which spawns terrorism—is gaining power at a frightening pace.” Again, in reference to Daniel 11:42, he asked, “Does that mean radical Islam will soon control or direct Egyptian politics? Bible prophecy answers YES.”

In the November 2003 edition, Mr. Flurry declared that a radical change in Egyptian politics is “happening before our eyes in this end time, and it is mainly because [of] Iran’s ‘push’ toward radicalism.”

Loss of an Ally

On Jan. 3, 2006, Mr. Flurry wrote a letter to Philadelphia Church of God members and co-workers giving further insight on the direction Egypt was headed and what this would mean for America. “We have said for years that Egypt has been a friend to the West,” he wrote. “But, because of this prophecy [Daniel 11:42], we also said that could change.”

He continued: “Now we can clearly see Egypt moving in that direction. The Muslim Brotherhood (MB), though officially banned, is now Egypt’s largest and most influential opposition party. It is clear that this outlawed radical Islamic group has made significant inroads in Egyptian politics. …

“The political success of this long-established Islamic group can be perceived as a sign of a fundamental shift in Egyptian politics. The Brotherhood’s rising popularity indicates many things—among them, a love for Islamic leadership and law in Egypt, and a hatred for the government of President Mubarak.” Opinion polls—and events—since then have verified these statements.

“The time is coming when the MB could gain heavy influence or even control over Egypt,” Mr. Flurry continued. “This is apparently what a growing number of Egyptians want. President Mubarak is growing older (he’s in his 70s), and his health is ailing.

“As the MB grows more popular, it will strengthen its ties with Islamic powers throughout the region—especially Iran. … As Mubarak’s health weakens and the MB grows stronger, watch for Cairo to distance itself from America. Should the MB ever take control, there is no doubt that a strong alliance between Iran and Egypt will be built.

“Certainly, as discontent with the political system in Egypt increases, we can expect to see the Islamists grow in popularity. A change of leadership WILL occur—and probably sooner rather than later.”

This “discontent with the political system” has now erupted. Watch now for the Islamists, the most organized opposition movement, to angle for control.

Egypt-Iran Alliance

In a March 2008 Trumpet article titled “Iran-Egypt Alliance Prophesied,” Mr. Flurry again focused on this end-time prophecy. He outlined how the assassination of Sadat “bitterly divided Egypt and Iran,” but despite that, “Egypt and Iran would become very close allies in this end time.” According to Daniel, “Egypt happens to be one of the allies of the king of the south, and that forebodes a lot of bad news for the Egyptians,” Mr. Flurry wrote.

Again pointing to a radical change in Egyptian politics, he said: “The moderate government in Egypt is being threatened by a popular and growing Iranian-aligned, anti-American, radical Islamist movement. In fact, we expect the most radical elements within Egypt to assume control and directly ally themselves with Iran. This worst-case scenario for the U.S. is just what the Bible prophesied will occur soon.

“Already Iranian President Ahmadinejad has said, ‘We are determined to pursue normalization of relations with Egypt, and if the Egyptian government declares its readiness, before the working hour is over today, we are willing to open Iran’s embassy in Cairo.’ The head of Iran’s National Security Council said Iran was willing to help Egypt produce nuclear energy. Events are moving at a greatly accelerated pace! …

“We know the radical Islamic movement in Egypt will certainly have a lot of influence in Egyptian politics; and it’s going to swing that nation toward Iran. Ultimately, that means bad news for Egypt because of the final outcome.”

Proof of the Bible

After President Barack Obama spoke at Cairo University in June of 2009, Mr. Flurry again warned, “Egypt is about to experience a radical change!” Responding to the fact that President Obama had invited members of the Muslim Brotherhood to his speech, Mr. Flurry said, “No doubt the Muslim Brotherhood is going to gain control of Egypt.” The Brotherhood’s “invitation to hear that speech from the leader of the free world absolutely strengthens its cause! … How much did America’s president help the terrorist cause? Probably far more than we imagine. Regardless, God’s prophecy will be fulfilled!” (Trumpet, August 2009).

Now, Mubarak is out and the Muslim Brotherhood is on the cusp of becoming part of a new government in Egypt—one that will undoubtedly draw closer to Iran. Beyond what this means for Egypt, the Middle East and the rest of the world, these stunning developments are evidence of one of the biggest proofs of the Bible. As Mr. Flurry wrote in his March 2008 article, “Daniel was written over 2,500 years ago. God knew Egypt would retain the same name it had almost from the beginning and that it would ally itself with Iran! That’s something to get excited about, because one of the foundational proofs of the Bible being God’s Word is fulfilled prophecy!”

But further, what does God purpose we do with this “more sure word of prophecy”? “[Y]e do well that ye take heed,” the Apostle Peter admonished, “as unto a light that shineth in a dark place, until the day dawn …” (2 Peter 1:19). Fulfilled prophecy is a light leading to a new day—marked by the return of Jesus Christ! •

Re: Biblical Prophecy "Start of World War 3 Begins With Egy

Post by Savwafair2012 » Wed Jul 13, 2011 8:42 pm

And So It Begins, This Is Very Important Reading The Extreamist Faction OF This MBH

Will Win And The The Blood Shall Spill Unto The Streets

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Rifts Develop In Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood

In Egypt, the once-banned Muslim Brotherhood is now the most organized political force in the country. It is poised to capture a significant amount of power in nationwide elections being planned for the fall.

But dissension in the brotherhood's ranks has been growing since the ouster of Hosni Mubarak. Key figures in the group are bolting, and at least one has been expelled, causing some in Egypt to question whether the decades-old movement can survive.

Members Split Off For New Parties

The Muslim Brotherhood joined forces with young Egyptians who rose against Mubarak and his government earlier this year. One of the group's leaders who joined protesters in the streets was Dr. Abdel Moneim Aboul Fotouh.

"It is a miserable thing that [a] regime refuse any political reform," Fotouh says.

Mounting public pressure for change forced Mubarak to resign. But when Aboul Fotouh more recently pushed for reforms within his own organization, the brotherhood gave him the boot.

More On Dr. Fotouh
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April 20, 2011
Fotouh abruptly canceled an interview with NPR in which he had agreed to talk about what happened.

Another popular brotherhood leader, Khaled Dawoud, is also in danger of being axed. He warns that getting rid of figures like Aboul Fotouh does not bode well for Egypt's oldest opposition group.

Dawoud is one of many key members who were recruited from Egyptian university campuses in the 1970s to help revive the brotherhood while the group's leaders were in prison. He argues that the brotherhood should offer moral support and Islamic guidance to its members, rather than political mandates. He believes members should be free in the new Egypt to join whatever political party they want.

So Dawoud created his own center-left party called Riyada, or "Pioneer." Other dissidents have formed three additional parties in recent weeks.

The brotherhood views the actions as a betrayal and is fighting back.

Spokesman Mohammed Ghozlan says members joining anything other than the brotherhood-sanctioned Freedom and Justice Party face expulsion. He argues members can't be all over the political spectrum and at the same time claim to adhere to the brotherhood's conservative Islamic values, nor can they run for president as Aboul Fotouh is doing, and which is the official reason given for his expulsion.

With Newfound Freedom, Disagreement

As long as it operated kind of under the radar, [and] as long as it was not completely legal, it could in a sense be all things to all of its members.

- Nathan Brown, a professor of political science and international affairs at George Washington University.
Analysts say the group enjoyed far more unity and loyalty when it faced a common enemy: Hosni Mubarak. He and his government accused the group of treason and terrorism and aggressively pursued brotherhood members.

That forced the group to operate secretly in small cells, with power concentrated in the hands of only a few members.

"As long as it operated kind of under the radar, [and] as long as it was not completely legal, it could in a sense be all things to all of its members," says Nathan Brown, a professor of political science and international affairs at George Washington University.

"It could be a social group; it could engage in charitable activity," Brown says. "It could enunciate public positions that were a little bit vague that could be interpreted different ways by different members, and now it's got to make hard choices."

Brown says the brotherhood is struggling to adjust to an Egypt where it can operate more openly than ever before.

"And that's just historically not the way they've operated, so it's a real cultural shift for the leadership and one they are making with some difficulty," he says.

But neither Brown nor Tarek Masoud, a Middle East expert from Harvard University's Kennedy School, believes the dissension spells the end of the brotherhood. Masoud says the group weathered similar rifts in the past.

"From the standpoint of the Muslim Brotherhood, I'm not sure that this distresses them. They've never wanted or aimed to be a mass organization that encompasses a huge percentage of the Egyptian population," Masoud says.

Analysts say that without its liberal leaders, the brotherhood could be more inclined to forge alliances with other Islamist movements that are emerging on Egypt's political scene.

For now, the brotherhood retains the upper hand politically over its dissenters. Only the group's Freedom and Justice Party is authorized to run in parliamentary elections being planned for September.


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