Month: March 2015

Egypt Names 18 Muslim Brotherhood Members as Terrorists
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Egypt Names 18 Muslim Brotherhood Members as Terrorists

Egypt’s top prosecutor on Sunday named 18 Muslim Brotherhood members, including the group’s leader and his deputy, as terrorists, The Associated Press (AP) reported.   In a statement, chief prosecutor Hisham Barakat said the decision follows a February court ruling that convicted Brotherhood leader Mohammed Badie, his deputy Khairat el-Shater, […]

Abbas Calls on Arab States to Attack Hamas
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Abbas Calls on Arab States to Attack Hamas

Palestinian Authority (PA) Chairman Mahmoud Abbas used the platform of the Arab League summit in Sharm el-Shekh, Egypt, this Saturday to attack his “unity partner” Hamas, making a subtle call for the Arab states to take military action against the Gaza-based Muslim Brotherhood offshoot.   Speaking at the 26th summit […]

Nasrallah: Israel Should be Targeted, Not Yemen
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Nasrallah: Israel Should be Targeted, Not Yemen

Hezbollah leader Hassan Nasrallah blasted Saudi Arabia for launching airstrikes against Houthi rebels in Yemen.   Speaking in a televised speech, Nasrallah said the military campaign should be directed at Israel, not Yemen, adding that if the warplanes were directed towards Israel, Hezbollah would join in.   “If the war […]