Egypt's President Abdel-Fattah el-Sisi (centre), the Grand Sheik of Al-Azhar, Ahmed el-Tayeb, (right) and Prime Minister Ibrahim Mehleb, (left) pray on the first day of Eid ul-Fitr in this file picture from October. Photo: AP

Egypt’s leader Abdel-Fattah el-Sisi makes ambitious, controversial call for reform in Islam

President calls for 'revolution' to reform interpretations of Islam entrenched for hundreds of years amid fears the Muslim world has become seen as a source of 'destruction'

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Egypt's President Abdel-Fattah el-Sisi (centre), the Grand Sheik of Al-Azhar, Ahmed el-Tayeb, (right) and Prime Minister Ibrahim Mehleb, (left) pray on the first day of Eid ul-Fitr in this file picture from October. Photo: AP
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