Posts Tagged: sinai

‘War on infidels’

It was a pile of trash already, but it’s even getting worse since Yasser Rizk became the CEO of Al-Akbar, Egypt’s second largest state-owned newspaper. Just to give you a sample, above is Al-Akhbar’s front page on 28 March, breaking the news about the Egyptian army’s heroic efforts to “abort a terror strike” on a

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Arish nurses protest to improve working conditions

Local nurses in Al-Arish Hospital are protesting over allowances, reports Sinai-based journalist Mona El-Zamlout. احتجاج طاقم التمريض بمستشفي العريش العام للمطالبه بصرف حافز المناطق النائية أسوة بالمغتربين #سيناء_خارج_التغطية — Mona El-Zamlout (@mounaelzamlout) April 1, 2015

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Sisi’s Dirty War: Propaganda, lies and no accountability

Lest we forget, the regime’s mouthpiece the daily Al-Ahram newspaper’s front page headline announced “Egypt to be declared terrorism-free in days,” on 23 September 2013, and estimated “may be a week”. But the insurgency in Sinai, which is already a decade long at least, starting with the 2004 Taba bombings, has only escalated during Sisi’s

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The Egyptian army’s lousy 1960s style propaganda

In response to Ansar Beit al-Maqdis’ latest propaganda video, the Egyptian Army’s Department of Morale Affairs issued its own propaganda video. And of course the mainstream “singers” have to chip in and aid the war on terror efforts, by even more lousy songs.

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Ansar Beit al-Maqdas

I’ve just finished watching the gruesome new video released an hour ago by Ansar Beit al-Maqdas. The video on YouTube went viral, but it was taken down after being reported by users. However, it’s already there on DailyMotion and other sites. The links are disseminated widely via Twitter, Islamist forums and Facebook, etc. It’s ironic,

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Thousands protest in front of the Israeli embassy in Giza

The protests in front of the Israeli embassy in Giza continue as of time of writing, with thousands calling for the expulsion of the Israeli ambassador and severing all ties with the Zionist apartheid regime. Protesters are also waving Palestinian flags, calling for war on Israel.

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