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Nov 29, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

Supporters of former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak chant slogans as they wait for him to be transferred to a court, in front of Maadi military hospital in Cairo, November 29, 2014. Photo by Reuters CAIRO (AP) — An Egyptian court on Saturday dismissed murder charges against former President Hosni Mubarak in connection with the killing of ...

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Nov 10, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

CAIRO — They have slaughtered hundreds of Egyptian soldiers and police officers, recruited experienced fighters and staged increasingly sophisticated raids from the Western desert to the Sinai Peninsula. They have beheaded informants and killed an American in a carjacking, say Western officials familiar with intelligence reports. On Monday, the leaders of Egypt’s most dangerous militant group, ...

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Oct 27, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

Via FOX NEWS: Once again, a government is considering building a wall along its border with Gaza and destroying tunnels it claims Hamas uses to conduct terrorist attacks – but this time it is Egypt and not Israel. In the wake of Friday’s attack in northern Sinai, which killed 33 Egyptian soldiers, Cairo has raised the idea ...

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Oct 25, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

The president chaired a meeting of the National Defence Council after the Sinai attacks Via BBC NEWS: Egyptian President Abdul Fattah al-Sisi says the country is facing a threat to its existence from jihadists after the military suffered the biggest loss of life in decades in attacks in Sinai. At least 31 soldiers were killed in two attacks ...

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Sep 13, 2014 No Comments ›› Spit Stixx

Excerpted from Al Jazeera: US secretary of state, John Kerry, has said that Egypt has a key role to play in the battle against the Islamic State group in Iraq and Syria. Kerry met the Egyptian president, Abdel Fattah el-Sisi, and foreign minister Sameh Shoukry in Cairo on Saturday on the latest leg of a regional ...

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Sep 10, 2014 No Comments ›› Infidel Alie

Excerpted from The Jerusalem Post: Residents in Egypt's Sinai Peninsula said on Wednesday they found a beheaded corpse bearing a note signed by an Islamist militant group linked to the Syria and Iraq-based Islamic State, accusing the victim of being an Israeli spy. The beheading is the eighth claimed by the group in Sinai in under ...

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Aug 24, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

Excerpted from THE TIMES OF ISRAEL: A well known Egyptian social activist and blogger posted a photo to Facebook Saturday of herself and another unidentified women defecating and menstruating on an Islamic State flag while in the nude, in what appears to be a protest against the Islamist terror group’s recent advances in northern Iraq ...

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Aug 14, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

Excerpted from Jihad Watch: The wife of former Egyptian president Muhammad Morsi is the latest Muslim Brotherhood “insider” to threaten to expose the special relationship between Morsi and the Obama administration—a relationship the latter insists never existed. Nagla Mahmoud, Morsi’s wife, is reportedly angry at some statements recently made by Hillary Clinton, including that Morsi was ...

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Aug 9, 2014 No Comments ›› Jake Hammer

CAIRO (AP) — Egypt's highest administrative court dissolved Saturday the political party of the banned Muslim Brotherhood and ordered its assets liquidated, in the latest move against the 86-year old Islamist group. The decision against the Freedom and Justice Party comes ahead of parliamentary elections expected this year and prevents the group from trying to rejoin ...

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Aug 6, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

Excerpted from MEE: A fresh wave of sectarian-inspired clashes have broken out in the Egyptian city of Minya, local media reported on Tuesday. Violence in the religiously mixed city in Upper Egypt, some 200km south of Cairo, reportedly spread from the nearby Yaacoub village following a dispute. Around a dozen people have been arrested, various news ...

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Aug 4, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

(Reuters) - Israel agreed on Monday to an Egyptian proposal for a three-day ceasefire in a four-week-old Gaza war, to start at 0500 GMT on Tuesday, an Israeli official said. "We agree to begin implementing the Egyptian initiative. If the ceasefire is upheld there will be no need for any presence of (Israeli) forces in the ...

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Jul 31, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

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Jul 14, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from JPOST: The Egyptian government on Monday proposed a ceasefire between Israel and the Palestinian groups in the Gaza Strip according to which the two sides would end “hostilities” as of 9 a.m. Tuesday. The proposal, which was published on the eve of US Secretary of State John Kerry’s expected visit to Cairo, states that ...

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Jun 20, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

A defendant reacts during a trial Wednesday in the killing of a senior Egyptian police officer last year. The court sentenced 12 accused to death. (Mohamed Kamal / Al Masry Al Youm / June 18, 2014) Excerpted from Bare Naked Islam: An Egyptian criminal court sentenced 12 of ousted Islamist President Mohamed Morsi supporters to death ...

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Jun 17, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

CAIRO -- An Al-Jazeera Arabic service journalist who had been on hunger strike for more than four months to protest his prolonged detention without charges in Egypt walked free Tuesday to cheers. The mother, wife and brothers of 26-year-old Abdullah Elshamy met him as he walked out of a police station in a northern Cairo suburb. ...

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Jun 3, 2014 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

#BREAKING: Egypt's former army chief won presidency by a landslide of 96.91 percent, per election commission - @AP— 7NEWS Denver Channel (@DenverChannel) June 3, 2014 CAIRO – Security forces closed Cairo's famed Tahrir Square for planned celebrations Tuesday ahead of the announcement of official results from Egypt's presidential election, expected to confirm the victory of ...

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Jun 2, 2014 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

LUXOR, Egypt – A security official in Egypt says a mob of angry Islamists has burned shops owned by Coptic Christians near the ancient city of Luxor hours before a trial for a Coptic Christian accused of blasphemy. The official says the attack early Monday saw Islamists throw gasoline bombs at the shops in the ...

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May 27, 2014 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

(CNSNews.com) - General Abdel Fatah al Sisi, the former Egyptian Defense Minister who last summer led the country’s military in ousting an elected president who was a member of the Muslim Brotherhood, has a higher favorable rating among Egyptians than President Barack Obama has among Americans when a recent Pew Research Center survey of Egyptians ...

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May 16, 2014 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

(Reuters) - Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, the general who ousted an elected Islamist president and is set to become Egypt's next head of state, called on the United States to help fight jihadi terrorism to avoid the creation of new Afghanistans in the Middle East. In his first interview with an international news organization in the run-up ...

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May 11, 2014 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from JPOST: A Russian delegation met with a number of senior Egyptian army officials and agreed on the general plans to hold joint military exercises, a source told an Egyptian newspaper. The Russian military delegation left Egypt on Friday after a four-day visit to boost cooperation, the source told Al-Shorouk. The source added that the parties ...

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May 5, 2014 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

CAIRO (AP) — Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi, the former military chief who removed Egypt's Islamist president and who is now considered certain to become the next president in elections this month, said the Muslim Brotherhood will never return as an organization, accusing it of using militant groups to destabilize the country. El-Sissi spoke in the first TV interview ...

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Apr 28, 2014 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from Raymond Ibrahim: A young boy in Egypt, apparently no more than six-years-old, was recently raped by a Muslim Brotherhood member “angered” at the child for singing praises to Abdel Fattah el-Sisi, widely seen in Egypt as the hero of the revolution that saw the ousting of Muhammad Morsi and the Brotherhood in July ...

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Apr 28, 2014 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

Minya (Egypt) (AFP) - An Egyptian court sentenced 682 alleged Islamists and Muslim Brotherhood leader Mohamed Badie to death on Monday, a lawyer and prosecutor said, after two brief sessions the defence partly boycotted. The same court in the southern province of Minya also reversed 492 of 529 death sentences it passed in March, commuting most ...

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Apr 18, 2014 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from FOX NEWS: Young Christian women are facing a greater risk of being kidnapped by extremists, tortured, and even forced to convert to Islam since the Arab Spring ended in 2011. This year already has seen a spike in the incidents, according to a report by the non-profit advocacy group International Christian Concern. It has ...

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Apr 1, 2014 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

(CNSNews.com) – Eyewitnesses have given a harrowing account of the murder in Cairo of a young Coptic Christian woman, hauled out of her car and beaten and stabbed to death by a Muslim mob, apparently targeted because of a cross hanging from her rear-view mirror. The incident occurred in the Cairo suburb of Ain Shams after ...

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