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Friday, July 5, 2013

Egypt pushes back against jihadists and the peacemaker's daughter gives thanks

Egypt's new transitional government has received thanks from Rokaya Sadat, the daughter of former Egyptian president Anwar Sadat.

“I thank the Egyptian people for the demonstrations of June 30 that led to Morsi’s downfall. I thank you, because you have helped to avenge my father’s blood,” she said.

Anwar Sadat was assassinated in 1981 by the Islamic Jihad in Egypt.