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Violence Explodes in Egypt; Brotherhood Supporters Vow to Reseat Morsi or Die

The violence in Egypt did not take long to develop. As we predicted yesterday, clashes between pro-Morsi and andti-Morsi groups exploded in cities throughout the country as angry Muslims left Friday prayers and took to the streets. The military responded

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UPDATE: Nazi Sympathizer and 9/11 Celebrant Did NOT Receive State Dept. Award After All

Just hours before presenting her with the prestigious Women of Courage Award  US State Department withdrew its plans to include Egyptian activist Samira Ibrahim among the recipients. The outcry against the award for her arose out of her anti-American, ant-Israel,

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Thousands of Egyptians Battle Police at Presidential Palace, Morsi Escapes

  Tuesday, Dec. 4  -  Egyptian police faced ten thousand protesters outside President Mohamed Morsi’s palace in Cairo on Tuesday, prompting the Islamist leader to escape during the early moments of the demonstration, which moved from Tahrir Square today to

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New Egyptian Dictator: Morsi Grabs Power, Marginalizes Courts

The Supreme Judicial Council, Egypt’s highest judicial authority, has criticised President Mohamed Morsi’s move to grant himself sweeping new powers that would protect his decisions from being challenged as an “unprecedented attack”.In an emergency meeting on Saturday, the council urged

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