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No “Good Guys” in the Egypt Crisis

No “Good Guys” in the Egypt Crisis

Isa Abu Jamal As the death toll surpassed 600 today, amidst Egypt’s bloodiest crackdown on supporters of the deposed Muslim Brotherhood president Mohamed Morsi, US President Obama called for a suspension of European economic aid, a cancelation of joint military training exercises, and implied perhaps more is yet to come. Egypt’s Interior Ministry cautioned pro-Mursi […]

42 Morsi Supporters Dead, As Calls for Jihad Against the Egyptian Military Intensify (Video)
By July 8, 2013 0 Comments Read More →

42 Morsi Supporters Dead, As Calls for Jihad Against the Egyptian Military Intensify (Video)

At least 42 people were killed on Monday when Islamist demonstrators enraged by the military overthrow of Egypt’s elected President Mohamed Morsi said the army opened fire during morning prayers at the Cairo barracks where he is being held. Morsi supporters said this was only a “sit-in”. The opinions on the attack are sharply divided. […]

The Gaza Factor: Why is the Egyptian Military Destroying Tunnels to Gaza Now?
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The Gaza Factor: Why is the Egyptian Military Destroying Tunnels to Gaza Now?

On Thursday afternoon, the 4th of July, Egyptian bulldozers continued to demolish the tunnels between Egypt and the Gaza Strip which Palestinian activists say have functioned as the life-line to the besieged Gaza Strip since the beginning of the Israeli siege in 2006. The tunnels had been destroyed under the orders of the Muslim Brotherhood […]

Obama White House Threatens Egyptian Military Unless Morsi is Restored to Power!
By July 3, 2013 4 Comments Read More →

Obama White House Threatens Egyptian Military Unless Morsi is Restored to Power!

  One of countless anti-Obama and Anti-US interference banners and signs seen today at Tahrir square. The people of egypt are claiming that the Obama administration is trying to keep morsi in power through threats and INTIMIDATION.   US President Barack Obama is standing behind the wildly unpopular regime in Egypt as the military coup proceeded in […]

STRANGER THAN FICTION: Syrian Dictator Assad Says Egypt’s Morsi Must Step Down
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STRANGER THAN FICTION: Syrian Dictator Assad Says Egypt’s Morsi Must Step Down

In a “stranger-than-fiction” turn of events, the Syrian dictator Bashar al-Assad, fighting to crush a two-year-old uprising that started with peaceful calls for reform, said on Wednesday that Egyptian President Mohamed Mursi should step down for the sake of his country. Relishing the possible downfall of one of Assad’s most vocal critics, Syrian television carried […]