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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 No Comments ›› 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 No Comments ›› 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 No Comments ›› 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 No Comments ›› 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 No Comments ›› 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 No Comments ›› 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 No Comments ›› 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 No Comments ›› 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 No Comments ›› 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 No Comments ›› 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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Mar 26, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

Egypt's army chief Field Marshal Abdel Fattah al-Sisi (L) walks with Gen. Sidqi Sobhi (R) after meeting with members of the Supreme Council of the Armed Forces, in Cairo March 26, 2014. Credit: REUTERS/Egyptian Ministry of Defence/Handout (Reuters) - Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, the general who ousted Egypt's first freely elected leader, on Wednesday declared his candidacy for ...

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Mar 24, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

Cairo (AFP) - An Egyptian court sentenced 529 supporters of deposed Islamist president Mohamed Morsi to death on Monday after just two hearings, in the largest mass sentencing in the country's modern history. The defendants in the southern province of Minya are part of a larger group of more than 1,200 alleged Islamists accused of killing ...

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Mar 20, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

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Mar 13, 2014 No Comments ›› Spit Stixx

Obama is attempting to restore the Muslim Brotherhood to power by denying the regime the ability to defend itself against hostile internal armed forces currently operating against it. Excerpted from The Washington Free Beacon: The Obama administration has turned down an urgent appeal from Egypt’s government for the delivery of U.S. Apache attack helicopters needed for ...

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Mar 12, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

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Mar 10, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from FREE BEACON: A Muslim Brotherhood-affiliated activist whose organization recently came under fire for holding an anti-Semitic rally in support of ousted Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi will head a fundraiser for Democratic Rep. Gerry Connolly (Va.). U.S.-based Muslim Brotherhood allies Akram Elzend and Sameh Elhennawy will co-host a fundraiser for Connolly later this month at ...

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Mar 5, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain said Wednesday they have recalled their ambassadors from Qatar in the clearest move yet underscoring their apparent displeasure over Doha's support for the Islamist Muslim Brotherhood group in Egypt and elsewhere the region. The three Gulf Arab states made the announcement in ...

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Mar 4, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from Times Of Israel: A Cairo court has ordered a ban on activities by the Palestinian Islamist group Hamas in Egypt, branding it a terror organization. The court also ordered that Hamas offices in the country be shut down and all dealings with the group suspended. Hamas blasted the move as ”an attempt to besiege ...

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Feb 25, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from The Guardian: An Egyptian prosecutor on Sunday accused the ousted Islamist president of passing state secrets to Iran's Revolutionary Guard, the first such explicit detail in an ongoing espionage trial. If convicted, Mohamed Morsi could face capital punishment. He already stands accused of a string of other charges, some of which also carry the ...

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Feb 24, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

CAIRO (Reuters) - Egypt's military-backed government has quit, state-run Al Ahram said on Monday in a report confirmed by an Egyptian official, a step likely to pave the way for army chief Field Marshal Abdel Fattah al-Sisi to declare his candidacy for president. The newspaper, citing an unnamed source in a report on its website, said ...

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Feb 23, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

Cairo (AFP) - Egypt's deposed president Mohamed Morsi Saturday urged supporters from a courtroom dock to press their "revolution", as a protest movement demanding his reinstatement shrinks in the face of a crackdown. The defiant call came during Morsi's trial on charges related to jailbreaks and attacks on police, as a separate court acquitted six police ...

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Feb 11, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

CAIRO - National Security arrested a local employee on Jan. 25 who works for the U.S. embassy in Cairo, the embassy confirmed Tuesday. “We confirm that one of our local employees was arrested on Jan. 25. According to our information, there are no charges against him so far,” said Mofid al-Deek, Media Attaché and the spokesperson ...

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