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US, UK and France back off Military action on Syria

US, UK and France back off Military action on Syria

UK Chancellor George Osborne has stated that Prime Minister David Cameron will not pursue military support for action in Syria even if new evidence of Chemical weapon use comes to light. “I think Parliament has spoken. I think the Labour party will always play this opportunistically. The Conservative MPs, and there were Liberal Democrats, who […]

Arrests made on Militant Attack on Ship in Suez Canal

Arrests made on Militant Attack on Ship in Suez Canal

An Egyptian army official has stated that 3 have been arrested following a rocket propelled attack on the Panamanian-registered container ship COSCO ASIA which came under fire in a northern section of the Suez Canal Saturday. “There was an attempt to disrupt security in an area called el-Qantara as they fired at a ship in […]

Doctors without Borders report on Syria

Doctors without Borders report on Syria

Below is an excerpt from the Doctors without Borders report on Syria. In the aftermath of the alleged chemical weapons attack on thousands of Syrian civilians, 70 of the 100 volunteers on the ground have reported symptoms after treating patients, and one volunteer has died. Of the 3 hospitals which volunteers attend to, 3600 patients […]

Baradei Charged with Breach of National Trust

Baradei Charged with Breach of National Trust

BBC and Al-Ahram have reported that a case has been brought forward charging Mohamed El-Baradei with breach of National Trust following his resignation from Vice President earlier this month. The charge is not a felony and was filed by a private citizen in the Nasr City Misdemeanor Court. The plaintiff, Dr. Sayed Ateeq, is Head of […]

Daily Beast reports US put Egypt aid on hold- Including non-delivery of Apache Helicopters

Daily Beast reports US put Egypt aid on hold- Including non-delivery of Apache Helicopters

In an exclusive today, The Daily Beast has reported that the Obama administration has already “quietly” put aid to Egypt on hold according to Senator Patrick Leahy (D-VT), the head of the Appropriations State and Foreign Operations Subcommittee.  The temporary suspension accounts for approximately $585 million of the $1.3 billion worth of military equipment, Apache […]

24 Police die in Militant Ambush Attack in Sinai

24 Police die in Militant Ambush Attack in Sinai

A vicious attack on a police convoy in Sinai left 24 police officers killed and Egypt’s population even more polarized between pro-Army and pro-Morsi groups.  The Ministry of Interior announced that an armed gunman attacked a bus of police officers with a rocket propelled grenade, instantly killing those inside. No arrests have been made yet. […]

Anti-MB? Anti-SCAF? Make some noise!

Anti-MB? Anti-SCAF? Make some noise!

This video is going to make waves… or at least sound waves through out Egypt. “If you reject religious fascism and the Egyptian State’s route to civil war, stand at your window every night at 9pm and bang your drums.” #Masmou3 @Masmou3, which means ‘heard’ in Arabic, launched on Saturday August 17th and has already […]

38 Muslim Brother supporters die in Police Custody from Tear Gas

38 Muslim Brother supporters die in Police Custody from Tear Gas

The Egyptian Ministry of Interior has confirmed that approximately 38 Muslim Brotherhood supporters died in police custody Sunday from tear gas suffocation. It is unclear what events actually took place as BBC has reported that the Ministry of Interior originally stated the MB prisoner deaths resulted from an exchange of fire after an unidentified gunman […]

Tamarod starts petition to “Stop Foreign Aid” and end peace treaty with Israel

Tamarod starts petition to “Stop Foreign Aid” and end peace treaty with Israel

Just days after President Obama condemned the Army crackdown on pro-Morsi protestors and announced the cancellation of a joint US-Egyptian military exercise, the Tamarod movement has called for Egypt to reject US aid and subsequently end a thirty year peace treaty with Israel. In a statement on their website, Tamarod explained that the purpose of […]

Muslim Brotherhood Response to US cancellation of Bright Star Military Drills

Muslim Brotherhood Response to US cancellation of Bright Star Military Drills

Brotherhood spokesman Aref affirms the US was involved in July 3 coup and is now trying a different role in Egypt. In a press statement regarding Obama’s latest speech, in which he announced cancellation of the Bright Star joint Egyptian-American military exercises, Dr. Ahmed Aref, Muslim Brotherhood media spokesman, said: 1 – The US played […]