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Reza Aslan speaks out about that crazy Fox News interview and Islamophobia

Religious scholar Reza Aslan spoke with Chris Hayes about the cringe-worthy Fox News interview on his faith and credentials that's gone viral and rocketed his new book to the top of the Amazon.com bestsellers list.Full story

Author Reza Aslan: Viral Fox interview is ‘best thing’

  In the wake of a controversial Fox News interview, scholar and author Reza Aslan is at the top of Amazon’s best-seller list with his book “Zealot: The Life and Times of Jesus of Nazareth.” Aslan says the interview, during which reporter Lauren Green focused on his Muslim faith rather than the book i

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  Fox News’ awkward interview goes viral

The cringe-worthy interview between a Fox anchor and Reza Aslan, a religious scholar, caused some big buzz. Aslan  speaks to MSNBC’s Alex Wagner with more on the interview.

  The latest accusation being thrown at Huma Abedin

Author Reza Aslan, Linda Sarsour of the Arab Association of New York, and Media Matters' Eric Boehlert join Chris Hayes to talk about the cultural fear behind some of the attacks on Anthony Weiner's wife, Huma Abedin and the fact that, as Aslan sarcastically remarks: "Huma, if you've got this secret

  Morsi supporters continue sit-in at Cairo University

Dozens of people were killed on Saturday when riot police fired on protesters supporting ousted Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi, and more of Morsi’s supporters are now continuing a sit-in at Cairo University. NBC’s Ayman Mohyeldin reports on the ongoing situation from Cairo.

  Haass: The Egyptian military has to stop killing people

Top Talkers: At least 72 demonstrators were killed over the weekend in Egypt during protests, the New York Times is reporting. The incident marks one of the deadliest attacks by the country's security services since 2011, and the Morning Joe panel discusses the attacks and the Obama administration's

  Over 80 die during protests in Egypt

NBC’s Ayman Mohyeldin joins The Daily Rundown from Cairo, Egypt to discuss the series of clashes taking place.

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