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Egypt's Morsi says Israel 'aggression' in Gaza unacceptable
AFP ^ | November 15, 2012

Posted on 11/15/2012 2:43:11 PM PST by Tailgunner Joe

AFP - Egypt's President Mohamed Morsi rejected on Thursday what he called Israel's aggression in Gaza, saying it threatened to destabilise the region, while Cairo called on the US to stop Israel's strikes.

"The Israelis must understand that we do not accept this aggression, which could lead to instability in the region," Morsi said in televised remarks, as Israeli air forces pummelled Gaza and militants fired rockets back in a deadly tit for tat.

Egypt's Islamist administration, which has close ties with Gaza's ruling Hamas movement, recalled its ambassador on Wednesday in protest at the Israeli operation, which began with the targeted killing of a top Hamas military commander.

In an earlier telephone conversation with US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, Egyptian Foreign Minister Mohammed Kamel Amr "called on the United States to immediately intervene to bring to an end the Israeli aggression against the Palestinian people in Gaza," the ministry said in a statement.

"As long as the Israeli aggression continues, the situation will worsen in a way that will make it uncontrollable," Amr told Clinton late Wednesday.

He called on Washington to "use its contacts with Israel to bring to an end this aggression."

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1 posted on 11/15/2012 2:43:16 PM PST by Tailgunner Joe
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To: hamas

So let’s see if I got this right.

Hamas shooting rockets into Israel is OK.

Israel firing back is “unacceptable”?

Is that about right?


2 posted on 11/15/2012 2:46:03 PM PST by ROCKLOBSTER (Celebrate "Republicans Freed the Slaves" Month)
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To: Tailgunner Joe
Hamas is a creature of the Muslim Brotherhood.

And Morsi is a sinister and evil scumbag.

Which is why 0bama supports him.

3 posted on 11/15/2012 2:46:22 PM PST by mojito (Zero, our Nero.)
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To: Tailgunner Joe

so is the population of Egypt to high for Morsi ?


4 posted on 11/15/2012 2:47:08 PM PST by molson209
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To: Tailgunner Joe

Egypt just needs to import all the Palis. Problem solved.


5 posted on 11/15/2012 2:47:08 PM PST by Paladin2 (FR is STILL way too slow.)
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To: Tailgunner Joe

Hmmm, he’s not threatening to attack Israel this time. I wonder if the Mossad handed him some pix of himself taken through a rifle scope?


6 posted on 11/15/2012 2:48:14 PM PST by Slings and Arrows (You can't have IngSoc without an Emmanuel Goldstein.)
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To: ROCKLOBSTER

Yep, you’ve got it right.

What’s fun to ponder, is that the Arabs actually see this as a powerful argument.

Depends on what you’re arguing I suppose. If we’re talking the average intelligence of certain groups of people, it could be very relevant.


7 posted on 11/15/2012 2:49:11 PM PST by DoughtyOne (Hurricane Sandy..., a week later and 48 million Americans still didn't have power.)
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To: Tailgunner Joe

Egypt got it’s first lesson about the Jewish people from Moses - they about to get another lesson from Bibi - just sayin


8 posted on 11/15/2012 2:50:17 PM PST by WorkerbeeCitizen (we are so screwed - ^_^)
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To: molson209
so is the population of Egypt to high for Morsi ?

Apparently so!

Morsi, how did an aggressive stance against Israel work out last time? If I recall correctly, they handled Egypt in a matter of hours while simultaneously fighting another war. You mat be well advised to shut the hell up!

9 posted on 11/15/2012 2:53:28 PM PST by RobertClark (Inside every "older" person is a younger person wondering what the hell happened?)
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To: mojito

Yes, as Obama and pals helped Eqypt’s Muslim Brotherhood oust Mubarek and Obama jumped right in on aiding the same rotten bunch in Libya.Perhaps some will look up Obama’s ring and finally realize he is a Muslim. No Christian wears a ring that says “There is no god but Allah.” Our Clown in Chief does.


10 posted on 11/15/2012 2:53:28 PM PST by Lumper20
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To: Tailgunner Joe
Hey Morsi, tell your terrorist friends in Hamas to stop firing rockets into Israel, problem solved, then STHU.
11 posted on 11/15/2012 2:53:41 PM PST by jazusamo ("Intellect is not wisdom" -- Thomas Sowell)
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To: Tailgunner Joe

If you shoot a mortar or rocket at me and don’t get me killed, I will kill you. Good enough for me, why not for an Israeli?


12 posted on 11/15/2012 2:57:56 PM PST by Lion Den Dan
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To: Tailgunner Joe
He called on Washington to "use its contacts with Israel to bring to an end this aggression."

They might still be roasting marshmallows over the remains of that bridge down at the State Department.

13 posted on 11/15/2012 2:57:56 PM PST by tacticalogic ("Oh, bother!" said Pooh, as he chambered his last round.)
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To: Tailgunner Joe

Tick, Tick, Tick ...


14 posted on 11/15/2012 3:01:38 PM PST by Mike Darancette (I don't understand why the Boomers are so passive.)
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To: Tailgunner Joe
Here is the Israeli Defense Forces twitter page.

Israel Defense Forces

15 posted on 11/15/2012 3:03:53 PM PST by justa-hairyape
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To: Tailgunner Joe

Just ask him what he would do if a group lobbed missiles into eqypt?


16 posted on 11/15/2012 3:12:58 PM PST by plain talk
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To: Tailgunner Joe

Oh man, I TOTALLY had this story wrong - I thought it was Hamas that was attacking Israel.....glad to get that corrected so we all now know that big bad evil Israel is picking on the sweet folks in Gaza. Sheesh.


17 posted on 11/15/2012 3:17:09 PM PST by WhyisaTexasgirlinPA (The DNC loves abortion so much they will now be called the D&C)
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To: Tailgunner Joe

The Gazans elected Hamas as their government. So they are complicit in their own misery.


18 posted on 11/15/2012 3:19:07 PM PST by marron
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To: tacticalogic
They might still be roasting marshmallows over the remains of that bridge down at the State Department.

Clever, very clever.

19 posted on 11/15/2012 3:19:24 PM PST by WhyisaTexasgirlinPA (The DNC loves abortion so much they will now be called the D&C)
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To: Tailgunner Joe

OTOH According to Morsi; Hamas firing rockets into Israel apparently is. /s


20 posted on 11/15/2012 3:31:44 PM PST by Jean2
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To: Tailgunner Joe

STFU, morsi...you subhuman garbage. I hope this moozlum bum takes a trip to gaza tonight to gain some first-hand knowledge.


21 posted on 11/15/2012 3:33:30 PM PST by hal ogen (First Amendment or Reeducation Camp?)
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To: ROCKLOBSTER

You got it right - Obama’s plan is starting to gel just the way he wants it.


22 posted on 11/15/2012 3:35:45 PM PST by trebb (Allies no longer trust us. Enemies no longer fear us.)
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To: Tailgunner Joe
hey, goathumper...

23 posted on 11/15/2012 3:36:49 PM PST by Chode (American Hedonist - *DTOM* -ww- NO Pity for the LAZY)
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To: RobertClark
Morsi, how did an aggressive stance against Israel work out last time? If I recall correctly, they handled Egypt in a matter of hours while simultaneously fighting another war. You mat be well advised to shut the hell up!

In war it's not good to be so self assured. Many people have had their butts handed too them when they expected an easy win. The Arabs are aware of history too. I think they have planned their defense of Gaza, to make it difficult for the Israelis.

Personally, I think the Israelis should level the Gaza strip and expel all Arabs to Egypt. I believe the Gaza strip came into existence at the end of the 1948 war. It has outlived it's usefulness and needs to be added to the dustbin of history.

24 posted on 11/15/2012 3:50:59 PM PST by Taylor42
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To: Tailgunner Joe

He called on Washington to “use its contacts with Israel.”

Good Luck with that Morsi. Our Muslim President is not on the best of terms with Israel and unlike Obie they stand and defend instead of “stand down” when their people are in danger.

Of course if you really wanna try to do something about it, come and get a piece of the IDF. It will be a one-way trip for your and your Bruthas I assure you.


25 posted on 11/15/2012 3:53:47 PM PST by Gasshog
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To: marron
The Gazans elected Hamas as their government. So they are complicit in their own misery.

I was elated when that happened. Now, when Hamas attacks, the entire populace has approved and is complicit.

Laissez les bon temps rouler! Go Israel!

26 posted on 11/15/2012 4:44:56 PM PST by ROCKLOBSTER (Celebrate "Republicans Freed the Slaves" Month)
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To: ROCKLOBSTER

Hamas shooting rockets into Israel is “acceptable” AND “non-violent”.

Next question?


27 posted on 11/15/2012 4:46:22 PM PST by jch10 (7th generation Floridian)
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To: Tailgunner Joe

Obammy’s brotherhood speaks. Big surprise here. We are in the end times.


28 posted on 11/15/2012 5:34:12 PM PST by SaraJohnson
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To: Tailgunner Joe
AFP - Egypt's President Mohamed Morsi rejected on Thursday what he called Israel's aggression in Gaza, saying it threatened to destabilise the region, while Cairo called on the US to stop Israel's strikes.

The koranimals don't have the IQ to realize nonsense when they spout it. Must be an inbred cultural thing.

The regions is sure being destabilized, but it's the huge increase in rocket attacks into Israel that triggered it.

Any who is unable to reach that simple conclusion is a major part of the source of the problem.

29 posted on 11/15/2012 7:37:00 PM PST by publius911 (Formerly Publius 6961, formerly jennsdad)
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