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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 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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Aug 16, 2013 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

AFP, Cairo Egypt’s Christians are living in fear after a string of attacks against churches, businesses and homes they say were carried out by angry supporters of ousted Islamist president Mohammed Mursi. As police dispersed Mursi supporters from two Cairo squares on Wednesday, attackers torched churches across the country in an apparent response. “People are terrified; no one ...

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Aug 15, 2013 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from Times Of Israel - Egypt is bracing for yet another day of violence as Muslim Brotherhood supporters have called for a “Day of Rage” across the country Friday, in response to the security forces’ dawn crackdown Wednesday on two sit-ins supportive of ousted president Mohammed Morsi. The deadly raids have left at ...

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Aug 15, 2013 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from Atlas Shrugs - Islamic supremacism in action. Muslim Brotherhood groups in the US like Hamas-CAIR are demanding that Obama support this violence and genocide. CopticWorld regrets to inform you that today has been very destructive for Coptic Christians in Egypt. We are attempting to document all the destruction. You can ...

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Aug 15, 2013 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

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Aug 15, 2013 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

CAIRO — The death toll surpassed 600 on Thursday from Egypt’s bloodiest crackdown on supporters of its deposed Islamist president as violent new protests erupted in the country and world condemnation widened, including an angry response by President Obama and calls for a suspension of European economic aid. In defiance of calls for restraint, ...

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Aug 15, 2013 Comments Off Jack Flash

Excerpted from Washington Free Beacon: The Obama administration support for Muslim Brotherhood Islamists in Egypt is driving the powerful military there against the United States and toward Moscow, according to U.S. officials and reports from the region. The pro-Muslim Brotherhood stance is undermining decades of U.S. policy toward the Middle East state and prompting concerns that ...

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Aug 15, 2013 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from The Cable - Sen. Rand Paul is hammering his fellow senators for keeping billions in financial aid flowing to Egypt's military -- even as Cairo's security forces massacre anti-government activists. "This is something that those who voted in Congress are going to have to live with," Paul told The Cable on ...

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Aug 15, 2013 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from Free Beacon Rep. Peter Welch (D., Vt.) said the U.S. needed to immediately cancel aid to Egypt Thursday on MSNBC’s Martin Bashir, saying the overthrow of President Mohamed Morsi was undoubtedly a coup and supporting the military was “completely unacceptable.”

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Aug 15, 2013 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from Times Of Israel - Egyptian legal expert Nabil Ahmed Helmy recently accused the United States of creating the chaos and civil war that has swept Egypt in recent months. Helmy, a former law school dean at Zagazig University in Egypt, claimed in an interview last week with Egypt’s Channel 1 that ...

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Aug 15, 2013 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

Via AP - Supporters of Egypt's ousted president stormed and torched two buildings housing the local government in Giza, the city next to Cairo that is home to the famed pyramids.

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Aug 15, 2013 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

(CNSNews.com) – Some supporters of Egypt’s ousted Islamist president directed their wrath at the country’s Christian minority Wednesday, in what activists described as “the worst coordinated attacks on Egypt’s Coptic community in modern history.” Largely eclipsed by the military’s crackdown on Muslim Brotherhood protest camps in Cairo and resulting loss of life, more than 20 churches ...

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