Saturday, July 20, 2013

So...what's happening in Egypt?

Latest news on the marination process for the making of a civil war  OR  the Egyptian military marching on Syria OR things returning to the "normal"  misogyny and infidel hatred levels known in that country.

From VoiceOfAmerica:
Clashes Between Rival Egypt Factions Again Turn Deadly.  At least two people have been killed in clashes between the supporters and opponents of deposed Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi in the Nile Delta city of Mansura.
Rival protests were staged Friday in several cities across Egypt.....

From YahooNews:
After three weeks, some local residents have started to have enough with Islamist supporters of Egypt's ousted President Mohammed Morsi camped out outside a Cairo mosque in their neighborhood to demand he be restored to office.
Residents are complaining that the sit-in camp is blocking the roads leading to their homes, garbage has piled up on side streets and parks have been trashed. Speeches from the stage blare late into the night in the neighborhood around Rabaah al-Adawiya Mosque.....

From EgyptIndependent:
Jordanian King Abdullah II arrived in Cairo on Saturday marking the first visit of an Arab leader to Egypt after the overthrow of Mohamed Morsy on 3 July.
Abdullah will reportedly meet with Interim President Adly Mansour to discuss the future of relations and cooperation between the two countries.....

From DailyNewsEgypt:
UAE’s $3bn in aid arrives to Egypt. The Central Bank of Egypt confirmed it had received the recently pledged $3bn in aid from the United Arab Emirates on Thursday.

The UAE’s aid to Egypt, comprised of a $1bn grant and a $2bn interest-free deposit in the central bank, is part of the larger $12bn package pledged by Gulf Arab states after the military deposed President Mohamed Morsi early this month following massive nationwide protests....

From RT:
The British government has revokedfive Egypt-bound export licenses out of fears that the equipment could be used against protesters. Violent clashes in Egypt following the army's ouster of the country's Islamist president have left dozens dead.
The licenses include armored vehicles, like personnel carriers and fighting infantry vehicles, machine guns, tank communication equipment as well as vehicle-mounted radio stations and accompanying antennas.....

From YahooNews:
Cairo will "re-examine" diplomatic ties with Syria that were severed last month under ousted president Mohamed Morsi, Egypt's foreign minister, Nabil Fahmy, said on Saturday.

"Everything will be re-examined," Fahmy said of the decision to sever ties with Syria.
"It doesn't mean they will resume or not resume," he told reporters.
"There is no intention of jihad in Syria," he added, in reference to calls for a holy war in Syria under Morsi's presidency.....
....Fahmy also said on Saturday that he supported a political solution to the conflict in Syria.

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