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So why did the Arabs invade Egypt? Were the Egyptians a threat to Muhammad?

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Submitted by dhimmi no more (United States), Jun 29, 2010 at 08:05

Our dear Deb tells us that the Arabs invaded the Byzantine Empire and the Sassanid' Empire because they were a threat to an Arabian warlord and caravan raider and I did prove to him that his claim cannot be supported from historical evidence

All the countries you mention Egypt

So why did they invade Egypt

Hint: Loot and imperialism!

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