Egypt

Muslim Brotherhood, al Qaeda and the West all gunning for El-Sisi’s head

Canada Free Press 19 May 2014
By Ali Al Sharnoby

CAIRO, EGYPT—The Egyptian presidential elections have begun—with wide expectations that former Defense Minister Abdel Fattah El-Sisi will be the winner. El-Sisi—the most

 

Muslim Brotherhood welcomes the Brussels Declaration

The Muslim Brotherhood praised the Brussels Declaration which was announced last week by a number of leading Egyptian political figures. The initiative seeks to unite all the

 

Qaradawi’s fatwa bans voting in Egypt elections

Al Arabiya 15 May 2014

Qatar-based controversial Islamist scholar Sheikh Youssef al-Qaradawi whose fiery sermons have caused tension between Gulf states said on Monday that voting in the upcoming

 

Erdogan Courts Gulf’s Billions After Wrong-Way Bet on Egypt

Bloomberg News 14 May 2014
By Alaa Shahine, Isobel Finkel and Onur Ant

Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan is seeking to limit the economic costs of picking the losing side in the regional power struggle over Egypt. Turkey is courting

 

Arab Winter Comes to America

Islamist Watch 7 May 2014
By Daniel Greenfield

It may be warm outside now, but from colder hearts a winter blizzard is blowing. These cold hearts are frozen in the endless winter of Islam that leaves them empty of mercy for

 

ICC Turns Down Egyptian Muslim Brotherhood Request For ICC Probe Of Military

French media is reporting that the International Criminal Court has rejected a bid by the Egyptian Muslim Brotherhood to investigate the military’s actions in Egypt. According

 

In Italy, al-Aqsa Mosque imam urges destruction of Israel

Times Of Israel 2 May 2014
By Yifa Yaakov

An imam from Jerusalem’s al-Aqsa Mosque last week called for Israel’s destruction while on a visit to Italy, urging Arab armies — including those of Egypt and Jordan, with whom Israel has

 

Egyptian court sentences 720 Islamists to death

latino.foxnews 29 April 2014

An Egyptian judge on Monday in two separate cases sentenced 720 alleged members of the Muslim Brotherhood, including the group's leader, Mohammed Badie, to death for committing

 

Algeria Won’t Join Gulf Countries In Designating Muslim Brotherhood A Terrorist Organization

globalmbwatch.com 29 April 2014

Islamist media is reporting that Algeria’s Foreign Minister has refused a request by Saudi Arabia and the UAE to designate the Muslim Brotherhood as a terrorist organization.

 

Egyptian Muslim Brotherhood Leader Says Group Not Going Anywhere And Not Involved In Violence

The leader of the Egyptian Muslim Brotherhood has issued a press release denying claims in Egyptian media that the Brotherhood is either relocating to another country or

 

Former Egyptian Jihad Leader: Morsi Gave $25M to Al Qaeda

Clarion Project 28 April 2014
By Raymond Ibrahim

Speaking on Haya TV, Nabil Na'im, a former Islamist who was the leader of Egypt’s Islamic Jihad and who was previously a close confidante of current Al Qaeda leader Ayman

 

Australia can secure journalist Peter Greste's freedom by not supporting the Muslim Brotherhood

The Terror Finance Blog 27 April 2014
By Ganesh Sahathevan

The Australian Government is reported to be in negotiations with the Egyptian Government to secure the release of one of it's citizens, the Al-Jazeera journalist Peter

 

Egyptian Women Form New Group to Fight Domestic Violence

Clarion Project 27 April 2014

A group of Egyptian women calling themselves "Egyptian Women Supporting Human Rights in the Conflict Area in the Sinai Peninsula" launched a campaign "Women Against Violence,

 

Egypt: Head of censorship board resigns after controversy over film

artsfreedom.org 25 April 2014

The Lebanese diva Haifa Wehbe’s new film ‘Halawet Rooh’ (Beauty of the Soul) has been banned and withdrawn from cinema theatres in Egypt after criticism over immoral scenes.

 

Australia can secure journalist Peter Greste's freedom by not supporting the Muslim Brotherhood

Terror Finance 23 April 2014
By Ganesh Sahathevan

The Australian Government is reported to be in negotiations with the Egyptian Government to secure the release of one of it's citizens, the Al-Jazeera journalist Peter Greste.

 

Video: Threats made by the Muslim Brotherhood thugs before and after the June 30th uprising and removal of Mohamed Morsi

Bare Naked Islam 23 April 2014

This video, translated into English, came from my Egyptian friend, Eman Nabih. It’s too bad Congress and most of the American people will never get to see this. This is what General el-Sisi, hopefully the next president of Egypt, is up against. This is what Barack Hussein Obama welcomes into his administration.

 

Video: Sexual Harassment Keeps Egyptian Women Out of Politics

Clarion Project 22 April 2014

Sexual harassment and assault against women remain rife in all realms of Egyptian society -- from the family to state institutions. In addition, since victims – both those dressed in hijabs and those without --are continually blamed for "provoking” attacks, the shame felt by victims prevents them from reporting attacks.

 

Hamas in overdrive to restore regional ties

Al-Monitor 20 April 2014
By Adnan Abu Amer

It is no secret that Hamas has been trying to rebuild its relations around the region which have deteriorated in recent years, most notably those with Iran, as a result of its

 

Sources: Syrian jihad coming to Egypt with help from Turkey, Qatar and Obama

World Tribune 15 April 2014
By Yossef Bodansky

The struggle for Egypt is on the verge of a major escalation as the key sponsors of the jihadist cause in Syria are now committed to a similar campaign against Egypt.

 

Tony Blair Faith Foundation 'linked to the Muslim Brotherhood'

Daily Mail 14 April 2014
By Wills Robinson

Tony Blair's religious charity has links to an Islamic extremist group being investigated by MI5 and MI6, it has been alleged. It has been claimed that two Muslim leaders, who have

 
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