Egypt

UK Government Says Its OK With Muslim Brotherhood

Egyptian media is reporting that the UK government has announced that “membership or links to the Muslim Brotherhood is not proof of extremism”

 

Italy migrant influx incessant and massive, says minister

India Everyday 6 February 2014

More than 2,000 migrants landed on Italian shores in January, the government says, compared to just 217 in the same month last year.

 

"Muslim Brotherhood women worse than Jews, Christians"

Elder Of Ziyon 3 February 2014

A female Egyptian expert named Suad Saleh advised a man during a TV show to break up with his Muslim Brotherhood fiancee. The reason? Because Muslim Brotherhood

 

UAE summons Qatari ambassador over Qaradawi

Al Arabiya News 3 Fabruary 2014

Abu Dhabi summoned the Qatari ambassador to the United Arab Emirates, Faris al-Nuaimi on Sunday, and gave him a memorandum protesting statements

 

Egypt's El-Sisi Boldly Calls For Islamic Reformation

The Clarion Project 31 January 2014
By Ryan Mauro

General El-Sisi, the commander of the Egyptian Armed Forces and current head of state, is essentially calling for a reformation in Islam. His bold declaration comes as the

 

Future of political Islam: Lessons from Turkey, Egypt

al-monitor.com 31 January 2014
By Wael Nawara

Most Islamist political parties in the Middle East initially emerged as movements calling to apply Sharia and restore the caliphate state. By successfully incorporating

 

The world's most ancient Christian communities are being destroyed — and no one cares

The Week 31 January 2014
By Michael Brendan Dougherty

Like many Coptic Christians in Egypt, Ayman Nabil Labib had a tattoo of the cross on his wrist. And like 17-year-old men everywhere, he could be assertive about his identity. But in 2011, after Egypt's revolution, that kind of assertiveness could mean trouble.

 

Two British Al-Jazeera journalists face terror trial in Egypt

independent.co.uk 30 January 2014
By Nadine Marroushi

Two Britons are among a group of 20 journalists working for Al-Jazeera facing criminal trial in Egypt on charges of aiding or joining a terrorist organisation – the latest

 

Cairo: Muslims Attack Coptic Orthodox Church. One Dead.

pamelageller.com 30 January 2014

A group of armed men yesterday afternoon attacked the Coptic Orthodox Church of the Virgin Mary in the "October 6? district of the governorate of Giza. Police responded to

 

Twenty-Six Molotov Cocktail Bombs Discovered Next to A Church in Egypt

persecution.org 30 January 2014
By Corey Bailey

The first month of 2014 has seen numerous "attacks” on churches and Christians in Egypt. Witnesses and sources in Egypt reported to International Christian Concern (ICC), that

 

Hatred, violence and the sad demise of Yusuf Al Qaradawi

The National 29 January 2014
by Hassan Hassan

Suicide bombing is one of the greatest threats facing Muslim societies today. Hundreds, if not thousands, of civilians are killed every year in suicide bombings

 

Video: EGYPT: Deposed president Mohamed Morsi throws a hissy fit in jail

Bare Naked Islam 29 January 2014

As judges convene for the trial of Mohamed Morsi on murder and corruption charges, Morsi starts howling like a mad dog in a cage.

 

Qatar-based cleric campaigns for Mursi

Gulf News 29 January 2014

Doha: A controversial Qatar-based Muslim cleric called on Saudi Arabia to stop backing Egypt’s military-dominated authorities, accusing them of using Saudi money to kill

 

As Egypt’s president, El-Sisi shoulders huge security challenges: Muslim Brothers, Sinai terror, Gaza, water

DEBKA 28 January 2014

Egypt’s Defense Minister and virtual strongman Gen. Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi had three options after the new constitutional referendum was out of the way. Should he run as

 
 

The Sick Middle East

Family Security Matters 27 January 2014
By DANIEL PIPES

The recent fall of Fallujah, Iraq, to an Al-Qaeda-linked group provides an unwelcome reminder of the American resources and lives devoted in 2004 to 2007 to control the city -

 

Qatar-Owned Al Jazeera Calls for Release of Journalists

The Clarion Project 24 January 2014
By Elliot Friedland

Al Jazeera have called for the release of their journalists who are imprisoned in Egypt. Do they real support press freedom? Press freedom in the Middle East allows room for improvement. Last year, the

 

Egypt will return $3bn to Qatar in 2014

Al Arabiya 23 January 2014

Egypt will return $3 billion that were invested in bonds to Qatar when the debt matures by the end of the year, a central bank source told Reuters on Thursday. "We will

 

Dubai retailer Al Futtaim to invest $2.3bn in Egypt

Daily News Egypt 23 January 2014

Reuters – Dubai retailer Majid Al Futtaim, which holds the Carrefour franchise in the Middle East, plans to invest about $2.3bn in Egypt in the next few years, its chief

 

Western Media Distort Egypt’s Constitutional Approval

Gates of Vienna 22 January 2014
By Ashraf Ramelah

Egyptians, passionate and elated, leap for joy in the aftermath of a major victory sealing the death of Morsi’s autocratic regime and his Muslim Brotherhood backers as Egypt’s

 
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