'Muslim Brotherhood claims interim Egyptian president is Jewish'
ByJPOST.COM STAFF
05 July 2013 19:00
Washington Post: MB website said Israel, US backed Mansour as part of conspiracy to eventually install ElBaradei as president.
Egyptian interim president Adli Mansour is sworn in, July 4, 2013

Adli Mansour 370. (photo credit:Reuters)

The Muslim Brotherhood claimed in a post on its official website that Egypt's new interim president Adli Mansour is Jewish, The Washington Post reported on Friday. The article on IkhwanOnline was subsequently removed.

Mansour, who previously served as the constitutional court's chief justice was sworn in as interim president on Thursday after the army removed Islamist President Mohamed Morsi from power.



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According to the Post, the article falsely stated that Mansour is “considered to be a Seventh Day Adventist, which is a Jewish sect.”

The authors also claimed that the Pope of Egypt's Coptic church had refused to convert Mansour to Christianity.

The article on IkhwanOnline, according to the Post, posited that Mansour's appointment was backed by Israel and the US as part of a plan to eventually install leading opposition figure and former IAEA chief Mohamed ElBardei as president.

The Post quoted the article as saying that ElBaradei had turned down an invitation to participate in a conference that denied the Holocaust as "a token gesture offered to the Jews by ElBaradei so that he can become President of the Republic in the fake elections that the military will guard and whose results they will falsify in their interests. All with the approval of America, Israel and the Arabs, of course.”
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