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Egypt launches new assault against Sinai militants

Egypt launches new assault against Sinai militants

CAIRO — Egyptian helicopter gunships and tanks pounded suspected hideouts and weapon caches of Islamic militants in the northern Sinai Peninsula Saturday in what locals say is the largest operation in the lawless region for years. Nine militants and two soldiers were killed during the raids,…

September 07, 2013 1:59 pm

Egypt launches offensive against Sinai militants

CAIRO — Egyptian helicopter gunships and tanks pounded suspected hideouts of Islamic militants in the northern Sinai Peninsula on Saturday, in what officials described as a major new offensive in the insurgent stronghold. Residents who witnessed winding columns of trucks and armored vehicles…

September 07, 2013 11:49 amLoading…

So much for Egypt's elected Islamist-led government

What's happening in Egypt is not a second revolution or a "correction" to the first. It is a coup d'etat that puts the military as firmly in command as it was during the autocratic reign of Hosni Mubarak. So much for the Arab Spring in the region's most populous country.

July 10, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
Fitz Blog: What are you? Out of the loop? It's Quiz time!

Fitz Blog: What are you? Out of the loop? It's Quiz time!

The Egyptian military announced the country has an interim President now. The monster.com job posting read:

July 08, 2013 11:02 amLoading…
Egypt army ousts Morsi

Egypt army ousts Morsi

CAIRO — The armed forces ousted Egypt’s first democratically elected president Wednesday after just a year in power, installing a temporary civilian government, suspending the constitution and calling for new elections. Islamist President Mohammed Morsi denounced it as a “full coup” by the military.

July 03, 2013 9:11 am Photos

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Saucedo Mercer on Facebook: Comments about Middle Easterners not divisive

Saucedo Mercer on Facebook: Comments about Middle Easterners not divisive

Comments about Middle Eastern people were meant to refer to terrorists, Republican Congressional candidate Gabriela Saucedo Mercer says.

September 04, 2012 12:05 pmLoading…

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