Morsi speaks during his first televised address to the nation

Islamic Preacher: Protesting Against Morsi is a ‘Rebellion’

A radical Islamic preacher has warned that participation in the protests scheduled for June 30 against Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi is forbidden, the Egyptian-based Al Bawaba reports. The preacher, Wagdy Ghoneim, reasoned his warning in the fact that Morsi is a legitimately elected president. Those who will join the protests, he warned, are “disbelievers” because […]

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Egyptian Army Threatens to Intervene

June 24, 2013 15:50 by Pesach Benson Today’s Top Stories 1. Islamic Jihad fired rockets at southern Israel this morning. Two of the rockets were intercepted by the Iron Dome, the others landed in open areas causing no injuries or damage. Israel retaliated with air strikes on Gaza arms depots. Take your pick of YNet, […]

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IDF at Sinai border

Alert: Al Qaeda Sets Up Base in Sinai

The Egyptian government has declared a high alert in the Sinai Peninsula following a high level of Al Qaeda terrorist activity in the region. The terrorists have set up a military base in central Sinai, Egyptian security officials told the Bethlehem-based Ma’an news agency on Monday. Curfews have been imposed on the Sinai cities of […]

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Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi

Nearly 15 Million Sign Petition to Remove Islamist Morsi from Egyptian Presidency

Nearly 15 million people have signed a petition to hold early presidential elections, in a campaign seeking to “remove confidence” in Egypt’s Islamist President Mohamed Morsi, Egypt Independent reported. Tamarod, the opposition campaigned meaning “rebel” in Arabic, was launched in May, attempting to 15 million signatures to outnumber the votes gained by Morsi in last […]

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Egyptian Protesters Operated on Without Anesthetic

Senior Egyptian army doctors were ordered to operate without anesthetic on wounded protesters at a military hospital in Cairo during protests against military rule, according to an investigation commissioned by President Mohammed Morsi. The report into military and police malpractice since 2011, excerpts of which were presented in the British Guardian on Thursday, also alleges […]

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Obama Sends 140,000 Canisters of U.S. Teargas to Egypt’s Morsi

by Daniel Pipes April 14, 2013 Cross-posted from National Review Online, The Corner The Egyptian publication Al-Masry Al-Youm reports that the U.S. government has supplied five containers carrying 140,000 teargas canisters to Egypt’s Interior Ministry. It further reports that this shipment left Wilmington, Delaware, on Mar. 14 aboard the SS Jamestown and that it has […]

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Ahmadinejad Marks First Visit to Cairo of Iranian President in Over 30 Years Due to New Islamist Govt

Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad arrived in Cairo on Tuesday, marking the first visit of an Iranian president to Egypt in over thirty years. Egypt’s Islamist President Mohamed Morsi welcomed Ahmadinejad at Cairo airport as he disembarked from the plane, Egyptian television footage showed. Ahmadinejad, who is the first Iranian president to visit Egypt since the […]

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Egypt’s Defense Minister: Egypt could Collapse

Egyptian Defense Minister Gen. Abdel Fatah al-Sisi warned Tuesday that Egypt could be facing collapse. Al-Sisi explained that military units have been stationed in cities next to the Suez Canal, where riots have broken out, in order to protect the canal. “The continuing conflict between political forces and their differences concerning the management of the […]

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