Egyptian Military Government Names Muslim Brotherhood Terrorist Group

By: Thursday December 26, 2013 6:59 am

After launching a coup that removed the democratically elected president, the Egyptian military has now labeled the former president’s entire political organization as a terrorist group.

The Muslim Brotherhood, one of the largest political groups in Egypt and backers of deposed President Morsi, are now official enemies of the Egyptian state. A state firmly in the hands of the Egyptian military whom seem determined to crush their longtime political foe.


Egypt Conflict Escalates With 95 Killed During Pro-Morsi Protests

By: Wednesday August 14, 2013 9:25 am

The “non-coup” coup by the Egyptian military of democratically elected President Mohamed Morsi initiated an increasingly destructive standoff between the military and the Muslim Brotherhood. Demonstrations by the Muslim Brotherhood have often ended in bloodshed as a crackdown by the military seems to have only exacerbated the situation. Now the conflict has enveloped Egypt’s capital city with a reported 95 people being killed today.

Egyptian Military Open Fire on Protesters Killing at Least 72

By: Monday July 29, 2013 6:35 am

The Egyptian Military has opened fire on protesters supporting the recently deposed president, killing at least 72 people. The protests come in the wake of the military coup that removed freely elected Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi, who remains under arrest. In the aftermath of the coup the military has initiated a crackdown on Morsi supporters, especially those with connections to Morsi’s political party and religious organization, the Muslim Brotherhood.

Egypt on Brink of Civil War

By: Monday July 8, 2013 11:30 am

Civil disorder has spread through the streets of Egypt in the wake of a coup by the Egyptian Military. The Muslim Brotherhood and its supporters have called for resistance after democratically elected President Mohamed Morsi was deposed.

Egyptian Military Fires on Pro-Morsi Demonstrators

By: Friday July 5, 2013 2:00 pm

As Washington plays the blame game over the coup in Egypt, those protesting the coup are being gunned down in the streets. Three supporters of Mohamed Morsi were killed as supporters marched towards the military barracks in Cairo where they believe Morsi is being held.

Morsi Vows To Fight To The Death

By: Wednesday July 3, 2013 6:40 am

Last night Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi addressed the nation and said he would not give up the presidency of Egypt even if it costs him his life.

Morsi Rejects Ultimatum, Obama Urges Response To Protesters

By: Tuesday July 2, 2013 6:40 am

President Mohamed Morsi of Egypt has rejected the Egyptian Military’s ultimatum to respond to protesters within 48 hours or face a “political transition.” Morsi said he would be pursuing his own plan to deal with the historic demonstrations.

Reported 14 Million Egyptians Demonstrate Against President Morsi

By: Monday July 1, 2013 7:35 am

On Sunday an estimated 14 million Egyptians took to the streets on the anniversary of Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi’s inauguration to call for him to step down. The protesters not only opposed Morsi but objected to the Muslim Brotherhood’s agenda for the country.

The Two-State Solution is Dead. Long Live the Two-State Solution

By: Monday March 25, 2013 7:35 am

This diary is a preliminary attempt to specify a general conviction of mine that the way forward in the Middle and North Africa region (MENA) is through cooperation between the “democratic” secular movements and the Moderate Islamist movements (Egypt’s Muslim Brotherhood, Tunisia’s Ennahda Party, and Hamas in occupied Palestine), and that this understanding is something U.S. progressives should support.

The title refers to one possible element of the specification. Given that the idea of a two-state solution, meaning Israel and a secular Palestine has become a mere fantasy that no longer has a realistic possibility of implementation, perhaps Fatah and Hamas can finally realize that it is vital for them to settle their differences, and come to an understanding on international issues to struggle for, of which one element might be a new two-state proposal.

Why the Anti-Morsi Protesters Are Right

By: Sunday December 9, 2012 7:00 pm

The stakes are high, and can be encapsulated in this predicament: Will Egypt complete the transition from Mubarak’s authoritarian regime to a consolidated democracy or will it eventually — soon — produce another authoritarian regime, this one dominated by the Muslim Brotherhood, its allies and the military?

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