Islamist Group In Egypt Raises New Concerns02:19
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For years western politicians and diplomats have expressed their fears about Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood. But as Egyptians seek to build a new future after the fall of President Mubarak, their concerns have been focusing on a different Islamist movement: the Salafis.

The Salafis try to identify themselves with an earlier — and in their eyes purer — form of Islam. But since the revolution they've been blamed for a series of violent incidents in rural areas. The BBC's Owen Bennett Jones profiles the Salafis.

This program aired on April 6, 2011.

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