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Sep 5, 2013 Comments Off spratico

BBC-Egypt's Interior Minister Mohammed Ibrahim has survived a bomb attack that targeted his convoy in Cairo. Hours later, he appeared unharmed on state TV to denounce the attack as a "cowardly assassination bid". Security guards and a child were among the injured in the attack, which took place near his home in Nasr City. No-one has yet claimed ...

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Sep 5, 2013 Comments Off Spit Stixx

Excerpted from The Jerusalem Post: The US government faces billions of dollars in potential costs if it decides to cancel foreign military aid to Egypt, a senior Pentagon official told Reuters on Wednesday. Richard Genaille, deputy director of the Pentagon's Defense Security Cooperation Agency, said he hoped the Obama administration reached a decision soon on ...

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Sep 4, 2013 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama's top national security aides have recommended that the U.S. suspend hundreds of millions of dollars in military and economic assistance to Egypt in response to the Egyptian military's ouster of the country's first democratically elected leader, U.S. officials said Wednesday. Such a step would be a dramatic shift for an ...

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Sep 4, 2013 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

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Sep 4, 2013 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from PJ TATLER: Popular and widely read Egyptian newspaper Al Wafd published the above picture today portraying U.S. President Barrack Hussein Obama as Satan himself. The unflattering picture has been making the rounds on Facebook in the Middle East and, according to Al Wafd, is representative of the hatred growing numbers of people in ...

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Sep 3, 2013 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

(Reuters) - Fifteen militants were killed in the Sinai Peninsula by rocket fire, Egyptian state TV reported on Tuesday, after witnesses said army helicopters had attacked militant strongholds in the area. The state-run Nile TV gave no further details in a brief report. The army helicopters had targeted two villages south of Sheikh Zuweid, a town ...

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Sep 3, 2013 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from Al Jazeera: An Egyptian military court has sentenced 11 Muslim Brotherhood members to life in prison for violence targeting the army in the port city of Suez last month. Forty-five other Brotherhood members were handed five-year jail terms on Tuesday, and eight defendants were acquitted. The men were accused of "shooting and adopting violent means" ...

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Sep 2, 2013 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from FRONT PAGE MAG: The Egyptian authorities have decided to shut down the Muslim Brotherhood for good. This isn’t the end of the game yet at this stage, but it is bad news for the Brotherhood and its Western supporters; especially Ashton and Obama. Egypt’s State Commissioners Authority, a body that ...

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Sep 2, 2013 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from Western Journalism: In early 2012, Muslim Brotherhood presidential candidate Mohammed Morsi pranced around Egypt proclaiming “Jihad is our path,” and thought there was nothing better than to die in the cause of Allah—that is, the exact language used by terrorists! Despite this, Barack Obama gushed on national television after Morsi was elected President ...

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Sep 2, 2013 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

Via Al Jazeera: Director of Research at the Brookings Doha Center, Shadi Hamid, tweets out about the Egyptian media depicting Obama as a member of the Muslim Brotherhood. Newspaper also claims that son of MB leader threatened Obama w- release of "papers" revealing his MB membership: pic.twitter.com/x4lV2JdS91— Shadi Hamid (@shadihamid) September 1, 2013 If you missed ...

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Sep 1, 2013 Comments Off Jake Hammer

CAIRO (AP) — Egyptian authorities say they have deported three members of a TV crew working for the English-language version of Qatar-based news broadcaster Al-Jazeera, after they were detained for nearly a week and accused of working illegally. An official at the airport says Al-Jazeera English correspondent Wayne Hay, cameraman Adil Bradlow and producer Russ Finn ...

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Sep 1, 2013 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

Related: Muslim Brotherhood Memo Shows John McCain-Endorsed Leaders Gave A Clear Call To Attack Christians, Burn Churches AP: Egypt's state news agency says the country's top prosecutor has referred ousted Islamist President Mohammed Morsi to trial on charges of inciting the killing of opponents protesting outside his palace while he was in office. The military ousted ...

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Aug 31, 2013 Comments Off Darby Crash

CAIRO (AP) — Egyptian security forces said they arrested Saturday a top wanted militant in the Sinai Peninsula, while authorities reported a failed attempt to disrupt traffic on the strategic Suez Canal but gave scant detail. Canal authority chairman Mohab Mamish said a "terrorist element" had tried to disrupt navigation in the waterway by targeting a ...

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Aug 31, 2013 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

CAIRO - A "terrorist" staged an unsuccessful attack on a container ship passing through the Suez Canal on Saturday, in an attempt to disrupt the flow of ships through the waterway, the head of the Suez Canal Authority Mohab Memish said. The Suez Canal is a key global shipping line which is secured by the armed ...

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Aug 31, 2013 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

CAIRO (Reuters) - Mohamed Badie, the top leader of Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood, suffered a heart attack while in jail but his condition has since stabilized, state run al-Ahram newspaper said on Saturday. State-run news agency MENA denied a report by the private al-Nahar website, that Badie, 70, had died. Badie, the Brotherhood's general guide, and many other ...

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Aug 30, 2013 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from FOX NEWS: Newly-surfaced video from Egypt shows a Muslim mob storming a Coptic church, setting cars on fire and then toppling a cross atop the steeple, in a shocking attack that Christians say has been played out dozens of times since the ouster of Mohammad Morsi. The video, obtained by MidEast Christian News, was ...

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Aug 29, 2013 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

CAIRO (AP) — The Muslim Brotherhood ramped up its calls Thursday for nationwide protests against Egypt's military-backed government, while an Islamist ally of the ousted president spoke of an attempt to broker a deal before the "ship of the nation sinks." The Brotherhood's call for mass protests and sit-ins Friday will test how much the fierce ...

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Aug 28, 2013 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

Minya (AsiaNews) - With at least 20 attacks against churches, Christian schools and orphanages, Minya Governorate is the part of ??Egypt where Islamists struck with greatest violence and brutality. "The Islamists", one resident said, "burnt and destroyed everything. Their goal was to erase all the traces of a Christian presence; even the orphanages were looted and ...

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Aug 28, 2013 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from Front Page Mag Safwat Hegazy, top Muslim Brotherhood Imam, who last year said, “Yes, we will be masters of the world, one of these days” has been forced to postpone his dreams of ruling the world through a Caliphate, when he was arrested by Egyptian authorities while hiding in women’s clothes.He was ...

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Aug 28, 2013 Comments Off Spit Stixx

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Aug 28, 2013 Comments Off Spit Stixx

Excerpted from The BBC: David Cameron has discussed Syria with Barack Obama by telephone as Britain and the US consider intervention. The UK's response will be discussed at a National Security Council (NSC) meeting later, while the US has said its forces are "ready to go". The prime minister said on Tuesday the world could not "stand ...

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Aug 27, 2013 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from Egypt Independent: A poll conducted by the Egyptian Center for Public Opinion Research, or Baseera, published on Tuesday, showed that 69 percent of Egyptians reject the Muslim Brotherhood's future engagement in Egyptian politics. That figure compared with just six percent who said the Muslim Brotherhood should play a part in politics in the ...

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Aug 26, 2013 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

Cairo (AsiaNews) – Speaking to AsiaNews, sources, anonymous for security reasons, relayed some of the more tragic stories involving anti-Christian attacks unleashed by the Muslim Brotherhood starting on 14 August, including the story of a taxi driver who was beheaded in Alexandria for being a Christian; those of policemen mercilessly killed, ...

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Aug 26, 2013 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

CAIRO - Religious parties in Egypt like the Freedom and Justice Party of ousted President Morsi may face dissolution while the ban on deposed dictator Hosni Mubarak's party could be revoked under a proposed new constitution that seeks to overhaul the country's political system. A 10-member technical committee handed over the amended draft on Tuesday ...

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Aug 25, 2013 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from Fox News - As their nation descends into violent chaos, Egyptians are increasingly blaming the Muslim Brotherhood, despite attempts by the Islamist group to scapegoat Christians and the military, according to several sources who spoke to FoxNews.com from Cairo. “The Muslim Brotherhood has lost all sympathy with their points due to their violence,” said ...

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