Skip to comments.Muslim Brotherhood looks to gains in Egypt protest (with the help of Pharaoh Obama)
Posted on 02/03/2011 3:51:45 PM PST by tobyhill
Egypt's wave of protests has brought the fundamentalist Muslim Brotherhood within sight of a long-sought dream: Not outright power, as some fear, but a recognized and open role in the politics of this top U.S. ally.
Vice President Omar Suleiman on Thursday said he had invited the Brotherhood into negotiations over Egypt's future and the transition to democracy - a stunning concession to a group that the regime considers its worst enemy and has cracked down on ferociously in the past years.
The Brotherhood has rushed to take a stronger role in the unprecedented protests that erupted 10 days ago, led by more secular young activists demanding the ouster of President Hosni Mubarak. The Brotherhood's strength was on display in the pitched battles in Wednesday and Thursday against government supporters who attacked the protesters' camp in Cairo's central Tahrir Square.
Brothers - distinguishable by their close-cropped beards - dominated the front lines, often lining up to pray for "victory or martyrdom," before throwing themselves into the fray, hurling stones, sticks and firebombs at the attackers while shouting "God is great."
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“Brothers - distinguishable by their close-cropped beards - dominated the front lines, often lining up to pray for “victory or martyrdom,” before throwing themselves into the fray, hurling stones, sticks and firebombs at the attackers while shouting ‘God is great.’”
Gee. Did any of the “journalists” happen to catch this and report it when it was happening? I thought the sticks and stones and firebombs were all “Mubarak thugs.”
NPR is pushing for this muzzie band of bros. It’s all you need to know
Pharaoh Obama complied....people died!
(Complied to the muslims)