Monthly Archives: August 2012

Egypt prosecutor probes anti-Brotherhood critic

By | 2012-08-27T12:29:43-04:00 August 27th, 2012|News|

Egypt’s attorney general is investigating a former liberal lawmaker and outspoken anti-Islamist on claims he called for the downfall of the regime.   The complaint submitted against Mohamed Abu-Hamed by a former lawmaker accuses him of trying to mobilize Egypt’s Coptic Christians to protest and cause strife.   If the case is taken to court

Terrorists Begin School Year with Rocket Attack

By | 2012-08-27T12:15:29-04:00 August 27th, 2012|News|

Gaza terrorists fired a Kassam rocket on the Sderot area minutes after students arrived at their classes for the first day of school.   Sderot area students began their lessons by responding to the Color Red siren, which gives them 15 seconds to run for cover before the incoming missile explodes. Monday morning’s Kassam exploded

Religious controversy over IMF loan sweeps Egypt

By | 2012-08-27T11:40:51-04:00 August 27th, 2012|News|

The loan Egypt is to take from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) has been stirring controversy in the country, not only because of the negative impact it is expected to have on the Egyptian economy but also owing to the debate about its interest and how far it can be regarded as usury, a practice

Abbas Denies Jewish Temple and Christian Theology

By | 2012-08-27T11:19:08-04:00 August 27th, 2012|News|

Palestinian Authority Chairman Mahmoud Abbas frequently refers to the “alleged” Jewish Temple, but if it was not Jewish, there is no basis for Christian belief, as written in the New Testament in Matthew (21:12), that Jewish “moneychangers" chased Jesus from the Holy Temple. However, Christians so far have not reacted to the implicit denial of

Egypt rejected U.S. demand to fire on Iranian ship

By | 2012-08-26T23:14:03-04:00 August 26th, 2012|News|

Egyptian Naval Forces recently rejected a U.S. demand to fire on an Iranian vessel loaded with arms and heading to Syria, the chairman of the Suez Canal Authority has told Al Arabiya.   Vice Admiral Mohab Mamish, also former commander of the Egyptian Navy, ruled out the possibility of any military operations in the Suez

Hamas MP: ‘Annihilate Jews and Americans’

By | 2012-08-26T22:51:30-04:00 August 26th, 2012|Islam|

A senior Hamas legislator has widened the usual call to kill Jews and includes all Americans on his hit list for jihadists.   A video of his speech was translated and uploaded by the Middle East Media Research Institute (MEMRI).Deputy Speaker of Hamas Parliament Sheik Ahmad Bahr appeared on Hamas’ Al-Aqsa TV while addressing a

Egypt ‘Deployed U.S.-Made Tanks, SAMs in Sinai’

By | 2012-08-26T21:39:35-04:00 August 26th, 2012|News|

Egypt has deployed U.S.-made surface-to-air missiles and tanks near the border with Israel, in a breach of the 1979 peace treaty, reports the World Tribune.   Western defense sources said the Egyptian Army has deployed "a range of assets supplied by the United States." They cited main battle tanks (MBTs) and surface-to-air missiles (SAMs), particularly

New Image Suggests More Suspicious Activity at Parchin

By | 2012-08-26T12:04:44-04:00 August 26th, 2012|News|

A new satellite image suggests that additional suspicious activity may be occurring at the Parchin site in Iran, according to a Friday report by the Institute for Science and International Security (ISIS).   The new GeoEye image dated August 15, 2012 shows that additional suspicious activity may be occurring at a building suspected of housing