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Egypt bans 55,000 mosque preachers in crackdown

(Al-Arabiya) Around 55,000 unlicensed clerics in Egypt will be barred from preaching in mosques, the country’s minister of religious endowments said on Tuesday.

The move is the latest against supporters and sympathizers of deposed Islamist President Mohammad Mursi.