Thursday, June 11, 2009

A New Beginning: President Obama's histoic speech in Cairo - June 4. 2009

President Barack Obama spoke at the Cairo University in Cairo, Thursday, June 4, 2009. In his speech, President Obama called for a 'new beginning between the United States and Muslims', declaring that 'this cycle of suspicion and discord must end'.

"I've come here to Cairo to seek a new beginning between the United States and Muslims around the world, one based on mutual interest and mutual respect, and one based upon the truth that America and Islam are not exclusive and need not be in competition. Instead, they overlap, and share common principles -- principles of justice and progress; tolerance and the dignity of all human beings." - Read the whole speech here.

President Barack Obama tours the Pyramids of Giza in Egypt

President Barack Obama tours the Egypt's Great Sphinx of Giza (left) and the Pyramid of Khafre

President Barack Obama ducks his head to get through an entranceway on a tour of the Pyramids and Sphinx in Egypt, June 4, 2009.

At center-right is the hieroglyphic that the President comment on saying it looked like him.


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