Hips Dont Lie Egypt belly-dancer seeks to shake rising political Islamists

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The Egyptian actress Sama al-Masri claims that she was unaware that the Salafi member of Parliament, Anwar al-Balkimi, had another wife when they married. (Al Arabiya)
The Egyptian actress Sama al-Masri claims that she was unaware that the Salafi member of Parliament, Anwar al-Balkimi, had another wife when they married. (Al Arabiya)
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A 100-day plan was the first phase of the project, in which he vowed to tackle five key issues during his first 100 days in office: the security vacuum, traffic congestion, fuel shortages, bread scarcities and poor public sanitation.

In the clip, Sama’s attacks come in the form of witty Egyptian slang, particularly when she is shown in part of the clip holding up mangoes, mocking comments President Mursi recently made about the cost of the fruit, among other foods, becoming inexpensive since he took office.

The dancer also holds up blades in part of the dance, while she sings that she is not afraid of thugs, in reference to the rising tide of thuggery and general lack of security in the country since its anti-regime uprising last year.

Sama recently rose to fame after her alleged former husband, Egyptian Islamist politician Anwar al-Balkimy, was expelled from the Salafist al-Nour party earlier this year and subsequently from the parliament over his “nose job” controversy.

Balkimy claimed that he was robbed and beaten on the Cairo-Alexandria desert highway and that he sustained injuries and bruises on his face that required an operation, but his party said that he underwent an “unnecessary” cosmetic surgery.

In March, Sama filed for divorce from the Islamist MP, saying she received threats that her secret marriage was exposed, the Egyptian daily newspaper al-Gomhuria reported.

But Balkimy has denied reports he was secretly married to the Egyptian artist.

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