Ahmadinejad Attacked with Shoe in Cairo

From MEI Editor's Blog Tue Feb 5 2013, 20:04:00

I already noted that President Ahmadinejad's visit to Egypt was encountering some rough spots. Well;, while visiting the Sayyidna Hussein mosque (a Fatimid foundation honoring a Shi'ite imam, though Egypt's small Shi'ite community cannot hold services there), a man described as a Syrian attacked the Iranian President with a shoe, apparently for Iran's support of the Syrian regime. He's in custody.

This Turkish news agency clip isn't terribly clear, but it captures the moment:

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