Men pray and read the Koran at Al-Azhar Mosque, in the old Islamic area of Cairo May 8, 2014. As the Egyptian state presses its crackdown on the Muslim Brotherhood, the man expected to become ... more 
Men pray and read the Koran at Al-Azhar Mosque, in the old Islamic area of Cairo May 8, 2014. As the Egyptian state presses its crackdown on the Muslim Brotherhood, the man expected to become president has deployed a new weapon in the battle with the Islamists: his own vision of Islam. Sisi, the former army chief who deposed the Brotherhood's Mohamed Mursi and is expected to be elected president later this month, has cast himself as a defender of religion and taken aim at the doctrinal foundations of Islamist groups the state is seeking to crush. Picture taken May 8. REUTERS/Amr Abdallah Dalsh (EGYPT - Tags: POLITICS ELECTIONS RELIGION MILITARY) less 
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Reuters | Photo By AMR ABDALLAH DALSH / REUTERS
Fri, May 9, 2014 9:29 AM EDT