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Egypt police set to move against sit-ins within day - USA TODAY Sun, 11 Aug 2013 21:47:23 GMT

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Egypt police set to move against sit-ins within day
USA TODAY
CAIRO — Egypt seemed poised for a fresh wave of violence as security officials declared Sunday that forces will besiege two sit-ins within the next 24 hours. For more than a month, supporters of ousted President Mohammed Morsi have held their ground ...
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Insight: Sinai air strike shows hair-trigger Israel-Egypt security ties - Reuters Sun, 11 Aug 2013 18:07:13 GMT

New York Times (blog)

Insight: Sinai air strike shows hair-trigger Israel-Egypt security ties
Reuters
They said the Rafah strike came from an Egyptian helicopter as part of efforts to crack down on al Qaeda in Sinai, a lawless desert peninsula that is home to an increasing number of militants who are also a threat to stability in Egypt. However ...
Lawless Sinai Shows Risks Rising in Fractured EgyptNew York Times (blog)
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Egypt's army says helicopter strike kills 12 suspected militants in northern ... - Fox News Sun, 11 Aug 2013 14:53:20 GMT

Egypt's army says helicopter strike kills 12 suspected militants in northern ...
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EL-ARISH, Egypt – Military officials say Egyptian helicopters fired at a gathering of suspected militants, killing at least 12 in the northern region of the country's Sinai Peninsula. The officials say three helicopters targeted militants in the desert ...


Egypt expected to act against pro-Mursi protesters Monday - Reuters Sun, 11 Aug 2013 15:55:46 GMT

Egypt expected to act against pro-Mursi protesters Monday
Reuters
CAIRO (Reuters) - Egyptian police are expected to start taking action early on Monday against supporters of ousted President Mohamed Mursi who are gathered in crowded protest camps in Cairo, security and government sources said, a move which could ...


Egypt Says 12 Militants Killed in Sinai - Wall Street Journal Sun, 11 Aug 2013 15:31:41 GMT

Egypt Says 12 Militants Killed in Sinai
Wall Street Journal
Israeli Defense Minister Moshe Yaalon said that his country won't let recent "rumors and speculation" harm the Israeli-Egyptian peace treaty, an apparent attempt to downplay reports that an Israeli drone killed four militants in a cross-border strike ...


Egypt Protesters Brace for Expected Assault - Voice of America Sun, 11 Aug 2013 19:14:57 GMT

Voice of America

Egypt Protesters Brace for Expected Assault
Voice of America
Western and Arab mediators and some senior members of the Egyptian government have been trying to persuade the army to avoid using force to disperse the protesters, fearing a new wave of bloodshed. International news agencies are quoting unnamed ...


Egypt police to besiege sit-ins within 24 hours - Yahoo! News Sun, 11 Aug 2013 17:50:18 GMT

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Egypt police to besiege sit-ins within 24 hours
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CAIRO (AP) — Egyptian security forces will besiege two sit-ins by supporters of the country's ousted president within 24 hours, police officials said Sunday, setting up a possible confrontation between the military-backed government and the thousands ...


Israel downplays reports of drone strike in Egypt - Fox News Sun, 11 Aug 2013 08:13:24 GMT

Israel downplays reports of drone strike in Egypt
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Egyptian officials initially told the Associated Press on Friday that a drone firing from the Israeli side of the border had killed five suspected militants. The site of the strike was about three miles inside Egypt. The officials spoke on condition of ...


McCain worries about 'eruption of bloodshed' in Egypt - Politico (blog) Sun, 11 Aug 2013 20:32:30 GMT

Politico (blog)

McCain worries about 'eruption of bloodshed' in Egypt
Politico (blog)
Fresh off a trip to Egypt, Sen. John McCain said Sunday he's concerned about a possibility for increased violence there and Congress may have to consider cutting aid to Egypt. “We could see an eruption of bloodshed that would be horrendous," the ...


Egypt crisis: Al-Azhar proposes reconciliation talks - BBC News Sun, 11 Aug 2013 14:49:02 GMT

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Egypt crisis: Al-Azhar proposes reconciliation talks
BBC News
The Grand Imam of al-Azhar, Egypt's top Islamic institution, has begun inviting different political forces to talks on ending the country's political crisis. Sheikh Ahmed al-Tayyib hopes to oversee a national reconciliation meeting. Over the past three ...