The Muslim Brotherhood now understand that they have lost and are under pressure from a wave of repression and arrests,” said a Western diplomat. “So they are in a second phase of saying they won’t return to any political process unless the repression stops and are are released.” State media now describe the Muslim Brotherhood […]
Month: August 2013
Kurdistan is developing into a united Syrian, Iraqi, Turkish; Kurdistan: Under the guidance of Germany and Turkey. Middle East Partnership Cultivation 2013/08/21 ERBIL/BERLIN (Own report) – In light of the extensive transformations taking place in the Middle East, the German government is seeking to strengthen its influence in Northern Iraq. On the occasion of German […]
A few thousand demonstrators marched from 28 different mosques in Cairo after Friday prayers this afternoon. Another 80 Brotherhood agitators, including senior leaders and spokesmen, were taken into custody on the eve of the Friday rallies.
UPDATE 15:00 EDT: US and allied intelligence agencies have made a preliminary assessment that Syrian government forces used chemical weapons to attack an area near Damascus this week and that the act likely had high-level approval from President Bashar Assad’s government, according to US and European security sources. The sources, speaking on condition of anonymity, […]
The Israeli Air Force struck a “terrorist” target south of Beirut early on Friday morning. The air strike targeted the Naama underground base complex, 15 km south of Beirut, which houses two radical Palestinian organizations – Ahmed Jibril’s PLO-General Command and the pro-Iranian Jihad Islami. Both operate in Lebanon, Syria, Sinai and the Gaza Strip under direct […]
Lamentations 1 Lamentations is a lament for the destruction of the Jerusalem temple on 9 Av [midsummer] 587 B.C. by the king of Babylon; it is also dual and prophetic of the fall of the city to the Romans [the heirs of Babylon] at the end of the first half of the 70th week in […]
In Egypt the government cabinet has ordered the security forced to disperse pro Morsi demonstrators. “The continuation of the dangerous situation in Rabaa al-Adawiya and Nahda squares, and consequent terrorism and road blockages are no longer acceptable given the threat to national security,” a statement from the interim government said on Wednesday, adding that it […]