MENA Mashup: Jubhat al-Nusra, McInsane, Morsi, and Qatar

By: Wednesday July 3, 2013 6:10 pm

From the RT blurb… The US claims it has found a way to make sure the arms it sends to the rebels in Syria won’t fall into the wrong hands. This comes after leaked reports from the CIA that it’s about to start funneling heavy weapons to rebel fighters.


Morsi Makes Bold Move Against Military in Egypt

By: Monday August 13, 2012 8:15 am

Egypt’s President, the Muslim Brotherhood-backed Mohammed Morsi, sacked Field Marshal Hussein Tantawi and set in motion a series of other orders expanding the power of the Presidency and curbing the power of the military.

Offices of Presidential Candidate Burn in Egypt After Announcement of Runoff

By: Tuesday May 29, 2012 7:00 am

The fear of unrest and chaos related to the results of the first round of the Egyptian Presidential election has already been realized. The offices of Ahmed Shafiq, the former Air Force General and Hosni Mubarak’s last Prime Minister, who finished second in the voting and made the runoff, burned last night.

Egyptian Presidential Election Gets Polarizing Runoff

By: Monday May 28, 2012 2:10 pm

What many see as the worst-case scenario for the Egyptian elections has come to pass, with the first round ending in the most polarizing result between a law and order candidate from the Mubarek regime and representative of the Muslim Brotherhood.

Egyptian Elections Could Lead to Mubarak’s Former Prime Minister in Runoff

By: Saturday May 26, 2012 6:00 pm

Official results in the historic Egyptian Presidential elections will not be revealed until Monday. But based on early returns and exit polls, it looks increasingly like a runoff will ensue, with the choice coming down to a member of the Muslim Brotherhood and Hosni Mubarak’s former Prime Minister.

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