Month: June 2013

Rebels’ vs. Rivals: Meet the challengers to Egypt’s June 30 campaign
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Rebels’ vs. Rivals: Meet the challengers to Egypt’s June 30 campaign

If you’ve heard of “Tamarod,” Egypt’s increasingly popular oppositional petition against the presidency, then you may know about “Tagarod” – a recently launched rival campaign.   The competing campaign is still considered a fresh start-up, but its popularity has skyrocketed, with supporters championing the country’s Islamist President Mohammad Mursi.   […]

Egyptians Brace for Sunday’s ‘Rage’
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Egyptians Brace for Sunday’s ‘Rage’

  Egyptians are bracing for what is rapidly developing into another potential revolution, this time against a democratically elected leader, albeit an Islamist backed by the Muslim Brotherhood.       Sunday is the first anniversary of the inauguration of President Mohammed Morsi.    But by afternoon, Egyptians in Cairo […]

Thousands Converge on Tahrir Square, Violence Feared
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Thousands Converge on Tahrir Square, Violence Feared

Thousands of people converged on Tahrir Square in Cairo Sunday to demand the resignation of President Mohamed Morsi of the Muslim Brotherhood, on the one-year anniversary of his ascent to power. {youtube}VENFGovfqnI{/youtube} Demonstrators waved red cards and chanted “irhal” (“leave”), promising to camp in the square until Morsi resigns, Al […]

Muslim Brotherhood Member Killed in Egypt
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Muslim Brotherhood Member Killed in Egypt

A member of Egypt’s ruling Muslim Brotherhood was shot dead in an attack on the group’s office in the Nile Delta town of Zakazik on Thursday, the website of the Egyptian daily Al-Ahram reported.   The incident took place a day before the start of a wave of opposition protests […]

Freeze Arab Illegal Construction First!
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Freeze Arab Illegal Construction First!

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry’s calls for a freeze on Jewish construction in Judea, Samaria and Jerusalem while Arab construction, which far exceeds Jewish development, continues unfettered – are clearly biased.   Arabs claim that Jewish settlements “change the status” of the Territories and represent a distortion of the […]

A Mystery Solved
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A Mystery Solved

Why do the Arabs reject the legitimacy of Israel as the State of the Jewish people?  The answer to this question transcends politics. Indeed, it is somewhat mysterious.   Beginning on the level of politics, there are two ways by which a state may obtain legitimacy, de jure and de […]