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Aug 21, 2013 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

Via LIVELEAK This happened in Fayoum, the oldest established city in Egypt, according to a local Egyptian newsreport from last week, a large group of MB members stormed various police stations in the area and tried to kill everyone inside: At least 17 people were killed on Wednesday in the Egyptian province of Fayoum, a hospital ...

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Aug 21, 2013 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from Washington Times - Egyptian officials are assessing the legal status of the Al Jazeera Mubasher (Live) satellite channel, “accusing it of threatening stability and national security,” the Egypt Independent reported Wednesday. The Cabinet of Egypt, the nation’s chief governing body, also decided on Sunday to form a committee of independent public figures to document ...

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Aug 21, 2013 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from Sunday Times: WHEN a furious Muslim mob burst into the largely Christian area around his home in Minya, 150 miles south of Cairo, Alexander Tawss, 60, a barber, grabbed his gun and fired in the air to try to scare them away. It proved a fatal error. ...

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Aug 21, 2013 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

Related: Muslim Brotherhood Memo Shows John McCain-Endorsed Leaders Gave A Clear Call To Attack Christians, Burn Churches CAIRO — Islamist mobs have torched schools and businesses owned by Christians, looted churches and even paraded captive nuns through the streets of a city south of Cairo in a display of rage unseen in Egypt’s recent history. The ...

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Aug 21, 2013 Comments Off spratico

Fox News-The following text is an excerpt of photojournalist Aymann Ismail's first-hand account, "This Is What It Looks Like Just Before the Muslim Brotherhood Jumps You." All I smell is sweat and spray-paint. All I see are fists. I’m thinking of last year, watching protesters pull a riot cop out of Tahrir Square into an ...

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Aug 21, 2013 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

(Reuters) - Former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak could be freed from prison on Thursday, his lawyer told Reuters, after a court ordered his release in a corruption case that was the last remaining legal grounds for his detention. Leaving the Cairo prison where the court convened, Fareed El-Deeb said: "The court decided to release him." Asked ...

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Aug 21, 2013 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from ABC NEWS - Egyptian interim Prime Minister Hazem el-Beblawi does "not fear civil war" in Egypt, he told ABC News today in his first interview since taking office last month. He also warned that any decision by Washington to cut military aid to Egypt "will be a bad sign and will badly affect ...

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Aug 20, 2013 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from Jihad Watch - How odd that Bob Smietana, a "journalist" who is usually reliably biased in favor of Islamic supremacists, didn't call the rallygoers "racist, bigoted Islamophobes." "200 Coptic Christians rally in Nashville, call for peace in Egypt," by Bob Smietana for The Tennessean, August 19: More than 200 Coptic Christians ...

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Aug 20, 2013 Comments Off Jack Flash

(CNSNews.com) – In a blunt warning to countries critical of the Egyptian military crackdown and considering suspending aid, longstanding U.S. ally Saudi Arabia suggested that the decisions they make now will have long-term consequences for their relationships in the Arab and Muslim world. Saudi Arabia has led the way in supporting the Egyptian military’s actions, first ...

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Aug 20, 2013 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

Obama kept 100% of U.S. aid flowing to the Muslim Brotherhood while they were oppressing the people and slaughtering Christians, but now that the people are fighting back and need all the help they can get, he's going to cut off aid? Excerpted from The Hill: President Obama will meet with members of his Cabinet on ...

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Aug 20, 2013 Comments Off Pat Dollard

CAIRO (Reuters) - Until Monday night, Farid Ismail was one of the few Muslim Brotherhood leaders who still answered his phone, even when many of his associates had been arrested or gone underground. By Tuesday morning Ismail was nowhere to be found after the authorities seized the group's chief, Mohamed Badie, overnight. The army seems determined ...

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Aug 19, 2013 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

CAIRO (AP) — Egyptian security officials and state television say the supreme leader of the Muslim Brotherhood has been detained. Officials say Mohammed Badie was captured early Tuesday in an apartment in the eastern Cairo district of Nasr City. That’s where supporters of ousted President Mohammed Morsi held a six-week sit-in protest that was cleared by ...

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Aug 19, 2013 Comments Off Darby Crash

Excerpted from The Hill: Al-Faisal, who was meeting with French President François Hollande in Paris, argued that no coup had in fact taken place in Egypt. “The uprising of 30 million Egyptians cannot in any way be described as a military coup, as military coups take place under the cover of darkness,” he said, according to ...

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Aug 19, 2013 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from The Hill: Saudi Arabia said Monday that Arab and Islamic countries are ready to step in if the United States or any other country cuts aid to Egypt in the wake of the military crackdown on protesters in the nation. Saudi Minister of Foreign Affairs Prince Saud al-Faisal said that his country and ...

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Aug 19, 2013 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

H/T GATEWAY PUNDIT - Today Jay Carney told White House reporters the administration want all politically motivated detention to end in Egypt, including former President Morsi. - White House spokesman: politically motivated detentions in Egypt should end, including that of ousted President Morsi.— Charlie Kaye (@CharlieKayeCBS) August 19, 2013

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Aug 19, 2013 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. State Department voiced deep concern on Monday about the deaths of Muslim Brotherhood prisoners while in custody in Egypt, terming them "suspicious," and made clear that it does not believe the Islamist group should be banned. "We are ... deeply troubled by the suspicious deaths of Muslim Brotherhood prisoners in a ...

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Aug 19, 2013 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from Investigative Project On Terrorism - A memo posted on the Facebook page of a local office of the Muslim Brotherhood's Freedom and Justice Party obtained by the Investigative Project on Terrorism shows a clear call to incitement against Egypt's Coptic Christian population, giving its blessing to the burning of churches. Over 40 Coptic ...

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Aug 19, 2013 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from The Telegraph - Exclusive: Egypt’s ambassador to Britain has said the military-led offensive on the opposition set out to be no different from the British response to the 2011 London riots, but turned bloody when the Muslim Brotherhood started firing on the security forces. Ashraf ElKholy told the Telegraph that the Muslim Brotherhood ...

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Aug 19, 2013 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

Egypt Independent - Minya churches canceled on Sunday the second mass, holding only a brief one. Meanwhile, prayers did not take place at other churches which were attacked. Priest Selwanes Lotfy of the Virgin Mary and Priest Ibram monastery in Degla, south of Minya, said, “We did not hold prayers in the monastery on Sunday ...

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Aug 19, 2013 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

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Aug 19, 2013 Comments Off Jake Hammer

During his trial, former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak watches proceedings as he lies on a stretcher in a cage in the courtroom. (Khaled Elfiqi / EPA / April 13, 2013) Excerpted from Global Affairs: An Egyptian court on Monday ordered the release of deposed president Hosni Mubarak, who has been imprisoned since his ouster in 2011. Mubarak's ...

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Aug 19, 2013 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

EL-ARISH, Egypt – Egyptian security officials say suspected militants have ambushed two police minibuses in northern Sinai, firing rocket-propelled grenades and killing 24 policemen. The officials say the Monday morning attack took place as the two vehicles were driving through a village near the border town of Rafah in the volatile Sinai Peninsula. They say the attack ...

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Aug 18, 2013 Comments Off Darby Crash

AFP - European Union leaders Herman Van Rompuy and Jose Manuel Barroso warned Egypt's army and interim government Sunday the bloc would review its ties with the country unless the violence ended. Further escalation could have "unpredictable consequences" for Egypt and its neighbours, the presidents of the European Council and European Commission said. "This path will not ...

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Aug 18, 2013 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

#MB Morsi supporters killed a taxi driver who had a Christian cross on his dashboard, then torched his taxi. #Egypt pic.twitter.com/VSbulptdBd— Lisa Graas (@CatholicLisa) August 15, 2013 @CatholicLisa yes this happened in my city Alexandria and here's a photo I took this morning for his dead body pic.twitter.com/cEJ19Tgxho— Ahmad Talaat (@Ahmadtal3t) August 15, 2013

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Aug 18, 2013 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

Al Nazla, Egypt Before the violence that shook this small village last week, there were warning signs.On June 30, when millions of Egyptians took to the streets to protest against now ousted President Mohamed Morsi, residents of Al Nazla marked Christian homes and shops with red graffiti, vowing to protect Morsi's electoral legitimacy with “blood.” Relations ...

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