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Aug 17, 2013 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

Al Arabiya - Egyptian prosecutors have placed 250 Muslim Brotherhood supporters under investigation for murder, attempted murder and terrorism, Reuters reported the state MENA news agency as saying on Saturday. In the wake of clashes on Friday that pitted followers of ousted Islamist President Mohammed Mursi against security forces, police arrested more than 250 Muslim Brotherhood ...

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Aug 17, 2013 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from Big Peace - As the situation in Egypt escalates, a source with very close ties to the Egyptian government tells Breitbart News that the country is preparing to send a diplomatic mission to Russia. While the Obama Administration sends conflicting messages about the conflict, Russia, China and Saudi Arabia have issued strong statements ...

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Aug 17, 2013 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

This guy got everything he deserved. He's approaching the tanks, firefight breaks out again, and he continues to approach the live fire zone instead of taking cover. What you can't see here is if the tanks are taking fire from insurgents down the perpendicular street - where the tank has its barrel pointed - ...

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Aug 17, 2013 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

CAIRO (AP) -- Egyptian security forces stormed a Cairo mosque Saturday after shooting at armed men firing down from a minaret, rounding up hundreds of supporters of the country's ousted president who hid there overnight after violent clashes killed 173 people. Among those who died Friday was Ammar Badie, a son of Brotherhood spiritual leader ...

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Aug 17, 2013 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

Cairo (AsiaNews) - Hundreds of Islamists have barricaded themselves in the Ghamal Al-Fatah mosque since last night (see photo), after bloody clashes with the army following the "Day of Rath" launched by the Muslim Brotherhood to demand the return of ousted President Mohamed Morsi. Meanwhile, representatives of the Christian Churches are drawing up a list ...

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Aug 17, 2013 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

Arrest: Mohammed al-Zawahri the veteran terrorist leader of al-Qaeda has been arrested according to Egyptian security forces Excerpted from Daily Mail - The brother of a Ayman al-Zawahri, the veteran terrorist leader of al-Qaeda has been arrested according to Egyptian security forces. A security official said that Mohammed al-Zawahri, leader of the ultraconservative Jihadi Salafist group, was ...

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Aug 17, 2013 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

CAIRO (AP) - Egyptian authorities are considering disbanding the Muslim Brotherhood group, a government spokesman said Saturday, once again outlawing a group that held the pinnacle of government power just more than a month earlier. The announcement comes after security forces broke up two sit-in protests this week by those calling for the reinstatement of ...

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Aug 16, 2013 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from Jason Howerton Things have got to be tense at the U.S. State Department as countries like Egypt and Syria continue to spiral into total chaos. More than 700 people have been reported dead since violent clashes began in Egypt on Wednesday, including at least 64 on Friday, and the department will face several ...

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Aug 16, 2013 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

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Aug 16, 2013 Comments Off Darby Crash

RIYADH (Reuters) - Saudi King Abdullah called on Arabs to stand together against "attempts to destabilize" Egypt, in a strong message of support for the country's military leadership read out on Saudi television on Friday. "The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, its people and government stood and stands by today with its brothers in Egypt against terrorism," ...

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Aug 16, 2013 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

A member of the Muslim Brotherhood and supporter of ousted Egyptian President Mohamed Mursi shouts slogans after being injured during clashes in front of Azbkya police station Edited from CBC: Heavy gunfire rang out throughout Cairo as tens of thousands of Muslim Brotherhood supporters clashed with vigilante residents in the fiercest street battles in the capital ...

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Aug 16, 2013 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

H/T PJ TATLER From the video found at the London Telegraph about the violent “day of rage” in Egypt. A Muslim brotherhood rioter has an interesting wardrobe.

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Aug 16, 2013 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from Global Affairs - Republican senators intensified the congressional pressure on President Obama to cut off aid to Egypt as more than 60 people were reportedly killed in Friday's "Day of Rage." Sens. John McCain (R-Ariz.) and Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) once again called on the Obama administration to suspend aid to Egypt in the wake ...

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Aug 16, 2013 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from DEFCON Hill - Leaders of the Afghan Taliban are calling for an end to the violence in Egypt, demanding the military end its "inhumane and unethical action" against government protesters in the country. In a statement posted on its website Friday, members of the Taliban, or "Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan," demanded Egyptian military ...

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Aug 16, 2013 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

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Aug 16, 2013 Comments Off Jack Flash

AP: Warning, Graphic content: Video authenticated by AP shows riot police backed by armored vehicles crushing the main Cairo sit-in Wednesday of supporters of the ousted president near Rabaah al-Adawiya mosque. Hundreds died in the ensuing violence.

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Aug 16, 2013 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

AFP , Friday 16 Aug 2013 - Egypt's president on Friday suggested US President Barack Obama's condemnation of a deadly crackdown on Islamists may "encourage violent armed groups". "The presidency fears statements not based on facts may encourage violent armed groups," it said in a statement responding to Obama's condemnation of Wednesday's carnage when police ...

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Aug 16, 2013 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

Al Arabiya Muslim Brotherhood protests plunged into violence across Egypt on Friday, with at least 57 killed and hundreds wounded, health and security officials said. AFP reported that 60 people were killed across Egypt, saying at least 19 bodies were counted in one Cairo mosque, while eyewitnesses at a second mosque said more than 20 bodies of ...

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Aug 16, 2013 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

Al Hayat TV. Reports cited several cars with flags handing out weapons in Cairo.

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Aug 16, 2013 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from Fox News - The Egyptian defense minister has ordered the repair and reconstruction of all churches that suffered damage in the country’s violent demonstrations since the Egyptian military removed President Mohamed Morsi from power last month. Defense minister Col. Gen. Abdel Fattah El-Sisi intends to fix the damage to Coptic churches at Rabaa Adaweya ...

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Aug 16, 2013 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

People throwing themselves from bridge near Ramses police station to reach street level. #Egypt pic.twitter.com/62jpFoe2AH— Carl Fridh Kleberg (@CFKlebergTT) August 16, 2013

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Aug 16, 2013 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from Briefing Room - President Obama and his family went for a morning bike ride Friday following the president's national security briefing on Egypt. The president and first lady were joined by their daughters, Sasha and Malia, who arrived on Martha's Vineyard Thursday afternoon for the final half of the president's eight-day sojourn. The first ...

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Aug 16, 2013 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

The Cairene news site El Badil captured some of the street fighting on video. The footage posted on YouTube, clearly shows uniformed police officers and armed men in civilian clothes shooting and throwing rocks at protesters from the roof of the Azbakeya police station, which was attacked by the Muslim Brotherhood. Video of street fighting in ...

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Aug 16, 2013 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

just spent an hour at the al-Fath mosque off Ramses Sq. Awful scenes. Counted 20 corpses. One man died in front of me pic.twitter.com/GGbl7JHKPV— Patrick Kingsley (@PatrickKingsley) August 16, 2013 pic.twitter.com/85wXDT7jHh— Ester Meerman (@estermeerman) August 16, 2013 The mosque has become a field hospital but number of dead growing. #Egypt pic.twitter.com/Xhn8pxLBtW— Carl Fridh Kleberg (@CFKlebergTT) August 16, ...

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Aug 16, 2013 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

(Reuters) - Muslim Brotherhood protests plunged into violence across Egypt on Friday, with around 50 killed in Cairo alone on a "Day of Rage" called by Islamist followers of ousted President Mohamed Mursi to denounce a police crackdown. Automatic gunfire echoed across Cairo and black smoke billowed from the capital's huge Ramses Square, a military helicopter ...

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