Salafi leader Gamal al-Marakby has rebuked members of the Shia community in Egypt for intending to form a political party, declaring that Salafis will oppose the move .
â€œWe will fight them,â€ he said. â€œThey should not be allowed such a thing.â€
Marakby revealed that the Shias also intend to publish a newspaper, which he claims will be financed by Iran.Back to top button
â€œThe Shia have bizarre beliefs that contradict Islam and the Sunni faith,â€ he added.
Shia leader Mohamed al-Dariny, for his part, criticized the Salafis. â€œThey terrorize all who are against them and want to pull us into backwardness,â€ he said. â€œWe are Egyptian citizens, and we have the right to form a party for ourselves.â€