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The recent disaster in Egypt and the "smaller" jihad makes it to downtown Cairo part two

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Submitted by dhimmi no more (United States), Oct 20, 2011 at 09:57

Dr. Pipes

Since the recent pogrom and liitle jihad by the Egyptian army against the Copts in Cairo I was really surprised to know that in Egyptian Arabic the word el-gehadiyya or الجهادية (yes from the word al-jihad) means military service! (ref: Badawi and Hinds dictionary of Egyptian Arabic page 178A) and the word gehadi or جهادي (and yes it is from the word al-jihad) means military recruit (ibid page 178A)!

I do not have any doubt that the word jihad means holy war period!

So much for the "smaller jihad"!

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