The Facts Behind Russian Flight KGL9268 Crash In Egypt

By Luke Rudkowski We go over important recent, historical and developing context of Russia, ISIS, FSA and U.S involvement. Video posted November 04, 2014 Sources

In US-Supported Egypt, 188 Protesters Are Sentenced to Die Days After Mubarak is Effectively Freed

By Glenn Greenwald   December 03, 2014 "ICH" - "The Intercept" - Ever since then-army chief Abdel Fattah al-Sisi led a coup against the country’s elected president, Mohamed Morsi, the coup regime has become increasingly repressive, brutal and lawless. Despite that, or perhaps because of it, the Obama administration has become increasingly supportive of the despot in Cairo,... Continue Reading →

Egyptian dictator al-Sisi signs military, economic deals in Paris

By Kumaran Ira 3 December 2014 In his first trip to Europe, beginning last week in Rome, Egyptian dictator General Abdel Fattah al-Sisi stopped in Paris on November 26-27, holding talks with Socialist Party (PS) President François Hollande, Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius, Defense Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian, top officials including the speakers of both houses... Continue Reading →

The acquittal of Hosni Mubarak

1 December 2014 The acquittal Saturday of deposed Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak on charges of corruption and state murder is a statement by the regime of General Abdel Fattah al-Sisi that it intends to carry through the counterrevolution and make the restoration of military dictatorship permanent. The whitewashing of Mubarak's role in the killing of... Continue Reading →

Egypt: Police Kill 3 Protesters, Injure Dozens

By Press TV Global Research, November 28, 2014 Press TV At least three Egyptian protesters have been killed and scores of others injured after security forces clashed with anti-government demonstrators in the capital city of Cairo. Thousands of protesters took to the streets of Cairo on Friday calling for ouster of President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi.... Continue Reading →

Egyptian military regime steps up repression

By Jean Shaoul 1 November 2014 The military regime of Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi has issued a raft of decrees aimed at stamping out dissent and consolidating the military’s power. Al-Sisi, who holds absolute executive power pending parliamentary elections that may be held in December or January, issued a decree authorising the military to... Continue Reading →

Fighting for Survival in the Sinai: Egypt’s Convenient War

By Ramzy Baroud October 30, 2014 "ICH" - Sinai is both heaven and hell. This triangular desert boasts an arid landscape of hopeless horizons often interrupted by leftover military hardware from previous wars. The land is comprised of breathtaking beaches, incredible history, and a fusion of fascinating cultures that reach back into the past as far... Continue Reading →

Washington Staged Egypt’s “Arab Spring” Revolution, U.S. Knew About 9/11 Warning, Former Egypt Interior Minister Reveals

By Brandon Turbeville Global Research, August 15, 2014 Activist Post 14 August 2014 Over the weekend, the former Egyptian Interior Minister under Hosni Mubarak, Habib El-Adly, gave a speech at his own retrial in Cairo, Egypt. Among a number of generic statements, El-Adly made at least two bombshell claims during his testimony that have received... Continue Reading →

Human Rights Watch: Egyptian regime guilty of crimes against humanity

By Nick Barrickman 13 August 2014A report released Tuesday by Human Rights Watch details abuses and violations of international law carried out by the military junta that took power in Egypt in the July 2013 coup that ousted the elected Muslim Brotherhood government of Mohamed Morsi.The report, entitled All According to Plan: The Rab’a Massacre and... Continue Reading →

Egyptian coup leader al-Sisi announces presidential candidacy

By Johannes Stern 28 March 2014 On Wednesday night Egyptian coup leader Field Marshall Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi officially declared his plan to run for president in upcoming elections. This is the latest effort in the US-backed junta’s carefully planned campaign to install its leader as president in order to tighten its grip over the country and... Continue Reading →

Stop Egypt’s Pinochet from murdering 529 Muslim Brotherhood prisoners!

26 March 2014 Monday’s death sentence handed down by a kangaroo court in Egypt to 529 supporters of the Muslim Brotherhood (MB) marks a new stage in the military junta’s brutal efforts to terrorize and intimidate popular opposition. The trial in the southern city of Minya was a travesty. Most of the accused were not... Continue Reading →

US-backed military junta in Egypt sentences 529 Brotherhood members to death

By Johannes Stern 25 March 2014 Yesterday an Egyptian court sentenced 529 members of the Muslim Brotherhood (MB) to death. The biggest mass death sentence in recent history marks another escalation in the ruthless efforts of the US-backed military junta in Egypt to annihilate its political opponents and drown the Egyptian revolution in blood. Since... Continue Reading →

Low turnout as Egypt’s US-backed junta holds constitutional referendum

By Alex Lantier  16 January 2014 The January 14-15 referendum conducted by Egypt’s US-backed military junta on its draft constitution was a political fraud. Its aim was to provide a pseudo-legal cover for the junta’s bloody July 3, 2013 coup, carried out amid mass working class protests against Islamist President Mohamed Mursi. Voter turnout for... Continue Reading →

Mass Protests Grow as Military Drags Egypt Back to Dictatorship

By Roger Annis Global Research, January 15, 2014 Socialist Project The military-dominated regime that seized power in Egypt in July 2013 has escalated its attacks on freedom and democracy in the country. A series of pronouncements were issued in late December, including the banning of the country’s largest political movement – the Muslim Brotherhood. By all... Continue Reading →

“Revolution of the Thirsty”. Egypt and the Privatization of Water

By Karen Piper Global Research, January 05, 2014 12 July 2012 “Welcome to the Greener Side of Life” beckoned the billboard on Cairo’s Ring Road, which showed a man in a jaunty hat teeing off on a verdant golf course flowing into the horizon. I was stuck in traffic, breathing that mix of Saharan dust and... Continue Reading →

Egypt Gone Bad

By Lawrence Davidson January 03, 2014 "Information Clearing House -   This past week the confrontation between Egypt’s ruling regime and the country’s Muslim Brotherhood intensified. In an act that should make anyone familiar with this ongoing struggle sit up and shake their head, the “military-backed government” in Cairo declared Egypt’s Muslim Brotherhood a “terrorist organization.” In case anyone... Continue Reading →

Egypt’s Pinochet

By Stephen Lendman Global Research, December 28, 2013 Junta power runs Egypt. It reflects the worst of fascism writ large. General Abdel Fattah el-Sisi rules as strongman. He heads the Supreme Council of the Armed Forces (SCAF). He’s Washington’s man in Cairo. Since August 2012, he’s been top military commander. He’s Defense and Military Production Minister.... Continue Reading →

Egyptian junta intensifies crackdown on Muslim Brotherhood

By Johannes Stern  28 December 2013 In the aftermath of Tuesday’s bomb blast in front of the Daqahliya Security Directorate in the Nile Delta city of Mansoura—in which at least 16 were killed and 134 wounded—Egypt’s military junta is widening its crackdown on the Muslim Brotherhood (MB) and, ultimately, on all opposition to its dictatorial... Continue Reading →

Assessing the Conflict in Syria and Egypt

By Ramzy Baroud 2013 has expectedly been a terrible year for several Arab nations. It has been terrible because the promise of greater freedoms and political reforms has been reversed, most violently in some instances, by taking a few countries down the path of anarchy and complete chaos. Syria and Egypt are two cases in... Continue Reading →

Egypt’s new constitution legitimizes coup, enshrines military dictatorship

By Johannes Stern  19 December 2013 On Saturday, military-backed interim Egyptian President Adly Mansour announced a national referendum on a new constitution for January 14 and 15. In a speech broadcast on state TV, Mansour urged Egyptians to vote for the text which was worked out in secret by a hand-picked, 50-member committee, “Let this... Continue Reading →

Mahalla textile workers strike amid rising opposition to Egyptian junta

By Alex Lantier  14 October 2013 Workers at the state-run Mahalla Weaving and Textile Company mounted a three-day strike to force Egypt’s military junta to pay a promised profit-sharing bonus. The 22,000-strong work force reportedly returned to work yesterday after receiving assurances they would be paid the bonus and also for the three days they... Continue Reading →

US moves to cut some of its military aid to Egypt

By Johannes Stern  11 October 2013 On Wednesday the Obama administration announced that it would cut some of its military aid to Egypt. Senior US officials revealed that besides F-16 warplanes whose delivery was halted in July, the Obama administration will not send 10 Apache helicopters, M1-A1 battle tanks and Harpoon anti-ship missiles despite existing... Continue Reading →

Egyptian military persecutes filmmaker who witnessed crackdown

By Dylan Lubao  9 October 2013 John Greyson and Tarek Loubani—Canadians detained by Egypt’s military regime under brutal conditions for two months because they aided wounded anti-government protesters and bore witness to state atrocities—were released from prison early Sunday morning. However, Egyptian authorities are refusing to allow the two to leave the country, saying that... Continue Reading →

Egyptian junta raids Islamist strongholds, intensifies repression

By Johannes Stern  20 September 2013 Egyptian police and military forces raided the Giza suburb of Kerdasa on Thursday arresting dozens of alleged Islamist militants. In a civil war-like atmosphere, a large number of soldiers and policemen backed by armored vehicles and helicopters surrounded the town in the early morning hours, blocking its entrances. Security... Continue Reading →

Egyptian junta cracks down on media and political opponents

By Johannes Stern  4 September 2013 Two months after the July 3 military coup the US-backed Egyptian junta is continuing its crackdown against all opposition, both from the Islamist Muslim Brotherhood (MB) and from the working class. On Tuesday a Cairo court ordered Al-Jazeera Mubasher Misr and three other TV channels, Al-Yarmouk, Al-Quds and Ahrar... Continue Reading →

Egypt Police Break Up Protests

Mounting toll of dead, injured from crackdown by Egyptian junta

By Alex Lantier 29 July 2013 The death toll from the Egyptian army’s crackdown on supporters of ousted Islamist President Mohamed Mursi mounted over the weekend, as Washington signaled its support for the junta’s bloody repression. Heavily armed security units aided by pro-junta thugs moved Saturday morning to crush sit-in protests by supporters of Mursi’s... Continue Reading →

Egypt’s Military Junta Playing With Fire

By Finian Cunningham July 27, 2013 "Information Clearing House -  Egypt’s military strongman General Al Sisi is playing with fire that may engulf the North African country with even more internecine bloodshed. This week on state TV, Al Sisi called for massive street protests to face down "terrorists" who, he said, were destabilizing Egypt’s national security.... Continue Reading →

Robert Fisk Reports From Cairo The Future for Egypt is Looking Increasingly Bloody

As impoverished crowds gather in support of Mohamed Morsi, the well-heeled march behind their images of the General. Hundreds of thousands support the coup – just as many do not By Robert Fisk July 27, 2013 "Information Clearing House - "The Independent" - Hundreds of thousands of people turned out outside Cairo’s Rabaa mosque yesterday to protest... Continue Reading →

Egypt – Dozens Killed – Thousands Wounded

Video Blood soaked the streets of Cairo around Rabaa al-Adawiya Square after a night of deadly clashes between the Egyptian army and supporters of ousted Islamist President Mohamed Mursi. Medical centres are overflowing with wounded people, some riddled with bullet wounds. The head of the Rabaa al-Adawiya field hospital told euronews: "All those admitted are... Continue Reading →

Egyptian military breaks up pro-Mursi rallies in bloody crackdown

By Alex Lantier 27 July 2013 Deadly clashes have erupted across Egypt, as tens of thousands protested in dozens of marches supporting either deposed Islamist President Mohamed Mursi or the military junta that ousted him in a July 3 coup. Security forces attacked pro-Mursi rallies early this morning, firing live ammunition, rubber bullets and tear... Continue Reading →

Egyptian coup leader al-Sisi threatens mass repression

By Johannes Stern 26 July 2013 Three weeks after the military coup that removed Islamist President Mohamed Mursi and the Muslim Brotherhood (MB) from power, the Egyptian army is preparing mass repression to solidify its grip over the country and re-establish a military dictatorship. Egypt’s coup leader and de facto ruler, General Abdel Fattah al-Sisi,... Continue Reading →

America’s Newest Suharto / Pinochet Calls for More Violence in Egypt

By Scott Creighton July 24, 2013 "Information Clearing House -  Looking more and more like the classic American made dictator in some foreign land, Egypt’s Armed Forces Chief General Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi has called on the fascist elements in his country to step forward on July 26th and attack the peaceful protesters who are still trying to get... Continue Reading →

Egypt’s Old Guard Takes the Reins After Overthrow of Mohamed Morsi

Mubarak-era officials give a familiar face to new regime in Cairo as supporters of former president are rounded up By Abigail Hauslohner July 23, 2013 "Information Clearing House - "Washington Post" -  When the military ousted Egypt's first democratically elected president, Zeinhom Hassan Ibrahim slaughtered a sheep, hired a DJ and threw a party for his neighbours.... Continue Reading →

Egyptian Coup Should Trigger Broad Re-examination of U.S. Militarization of Middle East

By Kevin Martin and Josh Ruebner July 21, 2013 "Information Clearing House - "The Hill" -  The Obama administration has engaged in astounding linguistic jiu-jitsu to avoid calling the Egyptian military’s ouster of President Mohamed Morsi what it most obviously is: a coup. The president refuses to dub Morsi’s overthrow a coup because doing so would automatically... Continue Reading →

Top US official meets with Egyptian junta as crackdown continues

By Chris Marsden  17 July 2013 The two-day visit to Cairo by Deputy Secretary of State William Burns saw violent repression of Muslim Brotherhood (MB) members in Cairo. The second-highest diplomat in the US State Department met with interim President Adly Mansour, interim Prime Minister Hazem al-Beblawi and coup leader General Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, even... Continue Reading →

Washington asserts its authority in Egypt

By Chris Marsden  16 July 2013 US Deputy Secretary of State William Burns arrived in Cairo for two days of talks with the leaders of Egypt’s new military-backed government, amid reports that the US Navy has despatched ships and Marines to the Red Sea Coast. Burns met interim President Adly Mansour and Prime Minister Hazem... Continue Reading →

Good Coups, Bad Coups

By Joost Lagendijk July 14, 2013 "Information Clearing House - "Zaman" -- To be honest, when the Egyptian military overthrew President Mohammed Morsi and his Muslim Brotherhood (MB) government on July 4, I did not expect a long debate on the question of whether or not this power grab should be labeled a coup. As many observers... Continue Reading →

Hundreds of thousands join Islamist rallies to protest military coup in Egypt

By Barry Grey  13 July 2013 Hundreds of thousands of Egyptians participated in demonstrations Friday called by the Muslim Brotherhood to protest the July 3 military coup and demand the reinstatement of the deposed Islamist president, Mohamed Mursi. The biggest rally was held near the Rabaa El Adawiya Mosque in the Nasr City district of... Continue Reading →

US ships F-16s to Egypt as junta intensifies crackdown

By Bill Van Auken 12 July 2013 The Obama administration has announced it will go ahead with the shipment of four F-16 fighter planes to the Egyptian military, signaling its intention to ignore US laws requiring a cutoff of aid to countries that have suffered military coups. This gesture of support to the so-called interim... Continue Reading →

Egypt’s Sphinx casts eyes on Syria

By M K Bhadrakumar It looks increasingly that solving the Egyptian puzzle is going to take us all to Syria. How far the army's coup in Egypt resets the geopolitics of the Middle East, or, conversely, whether the coup itself forms the commencement of a region-wide tectonic shift that is going to play out over... Continue Reading →

How Egypt’s ‘Revolution’ Betrayed Itself

By Ramzy Baroud July 11, 2013 "Information Clearing House - “The revolution is dead. Long live the revolution,” wrote Eric Walberg, a Middle East political expert and author, shortly after the Egyptian military overthrew the country’s democratically elected President Mohammed Morsi on July 3. But more accurately, the revolution was killed in an agonizingly slow death, and... Continue Reading →

The U.S. was a Passive Observer in Egypt – If You Believe the New York Times

By Glen Ford July 11, 2013 "Information Clearing House - One consumes U.S. corporate media at the risk of one’s sanity. Schizophrenia, for example, appears to be the permanent mental state at the New York Times, which cannot figure out which global reality is operative on any given day. Last week, the Times almost simultaneously painted a picture of two... Continue Reading →

Arab Oil Cash to Kill Democracy in Egypt

By Finian Cunningham July 11, 2013 "Information Clearing House - In order to determine whether the turmoil in Egypt is in the best interests of the mass of ordinary Egyptians, we should use the trusted maxim - follow the money. Within hours of the military’s arrest last week of now-deposed President Mohamed Morsi, the Persian Gulf Arab... Continue Reading →

Exclusive: US Bankrolled Anti-Morsi Activists

Documents reveal US money trail to Egyptian groups that pressed for president's removal. By Emad Mekay July 10, 2013 "Information Clearing House - "Al Jazeera"--  President Barack Obama recently stated the United States was not taking sides as Egypt's crisis came to a head with the military overthrow of the democratically elected president. But a review... Continue Reading →

Blood in the Streets

Massacring unarmed protestors is more common than you might think -- and governments often get away with it. BY CHRISTIAN CARYL July 09, 2013 "Information Clearing House -  The latest news from Egypt is grim. Fifty-one people are now said to have been killed earlier today when Army units guarding a military barracks opened fire on protestors loyal... Continue Reading →

For Egypt’s Islamists, War Is Now a Legitimate Option

By Michael Scheuer July 09, 2013 "Information Clearing House - Egyptian president Mohammad Morsi and his Muslim Brotherhood were elected a year ago in what the so-called “International Community” judged a free and fair election. They and Egypt’s Salafist movement garnered nearly 65-percent of the vote. On Friday, Egypt’s military intervened in the political arena and overthrew... Continue Reading →

Egyptian military massacres 51 in Cairo

By Johannes Stern and Alex Lantier  9 July 2013 The Egyptian army’s bloody massacre of Muslim Brotherhood (MB) protesters outside the Republican Guard barracks yesterday morning in Cairo has shattered all claims that the army is carrying out a new revolution in Egypt. It is imposing a crackdown on opposition to Egypt’s military dictatorship, which... Continue Reading →

America’s Plan B in Egypt: Bring Back the Old Regime

By Mahdi Darius Nazemroaya July 08, 2013 "Information Clearing House - "Strategic Culture Foundation"--  The road that has been taken in Egypt is a dangerous one. A military coup has taken place in Egypt while millions of Egyptians have cheered it on with little thought about what is replacing the Muslim Brotherhood and the ramifications it will have... Continue Reading →

“You Have Created a New Taliban and new al-Qaeda in Egypt”

- Video -  This footage is taken from a pro-Morsi demonstration in Egypt after the Egyptian military intervened on behalf of the millions of Egyptians who demanded an end to the rule of the Muslim Brotherhood in Egypt Posted July  08, 2013

When is a Military Coup Not a Military Coup? When it Happens in Egypt, Apparently

Those Western leaders who are telling us Egypt is still on the path to “democracy” have to remember that Morsi was indeed elected in a real, Western-approved election By Robert Fisk July 08, 2013 "Information Clearing House - "The Independent"-- For the first time in the history of the world, a coup is not a coup. The... Continue Reading →

US Egypt Policies Don’t Pass the Laugh Test

By Rep. Ron Paul July 08, 2013 "Information Clearing House - A military coup in Egypt, resulted in the removal and imprisonment of the elected president, Mohamed Morsi, a closure of media outlets sympathetic to him, the house arrest of his advisors, and the suspension of the constitution. The military that overthrew Morsi is the main recipient... Continue Reading →

Demoting Democracy in Egypt

By SHADI HAMID July 08, 2013 "Information Clearing House - "NY Times"-- DOHA, Qatar — WHEN Mohamed Morsi became Egypt’s first democratically elected president last year, it was an especially sweet victory for the Muslim Brotherhood, the region’s oldest and most influential Islamist movement. After a long history of repression, the Brotherhood had finally tasted triumph. But... Continue Reading →

Does Morsi’s fate foreshadow that of the Muslim Brotherhood?

"BEFORE OUR VERY EYES" by Thierry Meyssan Although surprised by the speed of events, Thierry Meyssan celebrates the demise of the Muslim Brotherhood government which he had anticipated for a year. While the Atlanticist media supported Mohamed Morsi and decried Bashar al-Assad, he held the opposite view and denounced the "Arab Spring" as a manipulation. The... Continue Reading →

Mursi’s downfall impacts on US campaign for regime change in Syria

By Chris Marsden 8 July 2013 The July 3 army coup that brought down Egyptian President Mohamed Mursi and his Muslim Brotherhood-backed government has significant ramifications for US imperialism’s campaign to depose Syria’s Bashar al-Assad. The US cultivation of the Muslim Brotherhood and other Islamist forces as the basis for securing its interest throughout the... Continue Reading →

Mursi, army debate imposing martial law as strike wave shakes Egypt

By Thomas Gaist and Alex Lantier  27 March 2013 In advance of a possible bread strike, as workers struggles spread throughout Egypt, Egyptian President Mohamed Mursi is in talks with the army to impose martial law. Bakers are threatening a strike, protesting a government decision to withhold 400 million Egyptian pounds ($59 million) in government... Continue Reading →

Deadly clashes erupt across Egypt after Port Said court verdict

By Johannes Stern  11 March 2013 After a controversial verdict on the Port Said football case, protests erupted in Cairo, the Suez Canal city of Port Said and other industrial cities against Egyptian President Mohamed Mursi and the ruling Muslim Brotherhood (MB). Anger against the regime was fueled by the decision to acquit seven police... Continue Reading →

Kerry pushes for new IMF deal in Egypt

By Johannes Stern  4 March 2013 US secretary of State John Kerry was in Cairo this weekend for talks with Islamist President Mohamed Mursi, Defense Minister General Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi, and members of the ruling Muslim Brotherhood (MB). He also met with leaders of the secular opposition, amongst them representatives of the National Salvation Front (NSF),... Continue Reading →

Mass strikes and protests shut down Port Said in Egypt

By Johannes Stern  19 February 2013 Mass protests and strikes involving tens of thousands of workers and youth brought the Suez Canal city of Port Said—one of the major industrial cities in Egypt and home to the second busiest port in the Arab World—to a halt on Monday. Protesters blocked the entrances to the city,... Continue Reading →

For workers’ power in Egypt!

30 January 2013 With the approach of the second anniversary of the February 11, 2011 overthrow of dictator Hosni Mubarak, the Egyptian working class is again being driven into revolutionary struggle. Mass protests are shaking cities across Egypt, defying a murderous crackdown by the police and sections of the Egyptian army presided over by Muslim... Continue Reading →

Mass protests against Mursi mark second anniversary of Egyptian Revolution

By Johannes Stern  26 January 2013 Yesterday, on the second anniversary of the Egyptian Revolution, hundreds of thousands workers and youth took to the streets throughout Egypt to demand the ouster of Western-backed Islamist President Muhammed Mursi and the ruling Muslim Brotherhood (MB). The chants that echoed throughout country’s squares included: “The people want to... Continue Reading →

Two years of the Egyptian Revolution

25 January 2013 Two years ago today, masses of workers and youth took to the streets in Egypt to protest against the regime of President Hosni Mubarak. Inspired by their Tunisian class brothers, who had overthrown President Zine Abedine Ben Ali only 11 days before, Egyptian workers and youth began a heroic struggle. They brought... Continue Reading →

Egyptian constitutional referendum marked by low turnout, allegations of fraud

By Johannes Stern  17 December 2012 On Saturday, the first round of voting on Egypt’s draft constitution took place in ten of the country’s 27 governorates, including Egypt’s two largest cities, the capital Cairo and the coastal town of Alexandria. Egypt’s remaining 17 governorates will vote on December 22. Coming after three weeks of mass... Continue Reading →

By Victor Kotsev Egypt goes to the polls on Saturday in the first round of a referendum that will shape the future of the regime there and perhaps even the course of the Arab Spring in general. Amid continuing clashes and extraordinarily high tensions - including allegations of fraud in early voting of expatriates in... Continue Reading →

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