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Watch: Plague of locusts hits Egypt
Yedioth Ahronoth News ^ | 03.03.13, 14:05 | Roi Kais

Posted on 03/03/2013 2:18:40 PM PST by Olog-hai

A plague of locusts descended Saturday on agricultural farms in Giza and on Cairo. Egyptian Agricultural Minister Salah Abad Almoman said the swarm is comprised of an estimated 30 million insects and was causing great damage. …

The Al-Ahram daily reported that since January, swarms of the insects—originating from Sudan—have been spotted along the Red Sea coast in south-eastern Egypt, north-eastern Sudan, Eritrea and Saudi Arabia. …

(Excerpt) Read more at ynetnews.com ...


TOPICS: Foreign Affairs; Miscellaneous; News/Current Events; War on Terror
KEYWORDS: egypt; locusts; plagues; rop

1 posted on 03/03/2013 2:18:46 PM PST by Olog-hai
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To: Olog-hai

Obama and Kerry will just give them more foreign aid.


2 posted on 03/03/2013 2:20:45 PM PST by PapaBear3625 (You don't notice it's a police state until the police come for you.)
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To: Olog-hai

“Let my people go!”


3 posted on 03/03/2013 2:23:04 PM PST by Argus
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To: Olog-hai

What the hell are they gonna eat, sand?


4 posted on 03/03/2013 2:23:16 PM PST by unixfox (Abolish Slavery, Repeal The 16th Amendment!)
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To: Olog-hai

They should send in a swarm of frogs to eat them.


5 posted on 03/03/2013 2:23:59 PM PST by Joe 6-pack (Qui me amat, amat et canem meum.)
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To: PapaBear3625

“Obama and Kerry will just give them more foreign aid.”

that was my first thought too. anything to help the enemy


6 posted on 03/03/2013 2:24:53 PM PST by bravo whiskey (“People should not be afraid of their governments. Governments should be afraid of their people.”)
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To: Olog-hai
R'ut, R'oh...

Will Muslim Brotherhood be up to the task of handling this?

7 posted on 03/03/2013 2:26:04 PM PST by hummingbird
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To: unixfox

They can eat bugs as far as I’m concerned.


8 posted on 03/03/2013 2:26:40 PM PST by SWAMPSNIPER (The Second Amendment, a Matter of Fact, Not a Matter of Opinion)
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To: Olog-hai

Maybe the Egyptian Virtue Police can run the locusts off by beating them with their canes.


9 posted on 03/03/2013 2:30:24 PM PST by Bigg Red (Restore us, O God of hosts; let your face shine, that we may be saved! -Ps80)
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To: PapaBear3625

I hope the plague of boils hits while Kerry is still there.


10 posted on 03/03/2013 2:31:47 PM PST by Bigg Red (Restore us, O God of hosts; let your face shine, that we may be saved! -Ps80)
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To: Olog-hai

Passover is less than a month away and one of the Ten Plagues
of Egypt has already arrived to warn off the self-anointed Pharaohs from messing with Israel, as stated in Exodus.


11 posted on 03/03/2013 2:32:36 PM PST by lbryce (BHO:"Now, I am become Death, the destroyer of worlds by way Oppenheiner at Trinity NM)
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To: Joe 6-pack

l wouldn’t send a snake to Egypt, let alone a frog. The damned fools are so far beyond stupid that they aren’t worth saving.


12 posted on 03/03/2013 2:33:04 PM PST by SWAMPSNIPER (The Second Amendment, a Matter of Fact, Not a Matter of Opinion)
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To: SWAMPSNIPER

The EBT cards are probably being stamped out now!
Egypt the new Detroit!


13 posted on 03/03/2013 2:36:30 PM PST by Conserev1 ("Still Clinging to my Bible and my Weapon")
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To: Olog-hai

No Doubt it’s “climate change”. See Thomas Friedman’s diarrhea of the pen op-ed this weekend.


14 posted on 03/03/2013 2:37:40 PM PST by beethovenfan (If Islam is the solution, the "problem" must be freedom.)
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To: Olog-hai

I like in the article how the professor said that the Agriculture ministry was warned about this and did nothing about it, dismissing the “rumors”.

Egypt finds almost as many ways to be stupid as Pakistan.


15 posted on 03/03/2013 2:46:11 PM PST by married21
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To: Joe 6-pack

Something’s not quite right. They haven’t blamed Israel yet..


16 posted on 03/03/2013 2:47:56 PM PST by ken5050 ("One useless man is a shame, two are a law firm, three or more are a Congress".. John Adams)
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To: Olog-hai
Remember the balloon accident last week that killed several tourists. Here's the explanation. The balloon drifted into the path of a swarm of locusts. The burner on the balloon ignited several locusts, which in turn blew up the balloon..

Act of Allah....no liability here...

17 posted on 03/03/2013 2:50:03 PM PST by ken5050 ("One useless man is a shame, two are a law firm, three or more are a Congress".. John Adams)
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To: ken5050
"Something’s not quite right. They haven’t blamed Israel yet.."

...or Bush...

18 posted on 03/03/2013 3:29:28 PM PST by hummingbird
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To: Joe 6-pack
They should send in a swarm of frogs to eat them.

We sent them Jean Carré, does that count?

19 posted on 03/03/2013 3:41:25 PM PST by null and void (Gun confiscation enables tyranny. Don't enable tyranny.)
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To: PapaBear3625

We send a great deal of aid to Egypt and they have re-written their constitution to allow slavery. Apparently Mr. Obama approves as his Arab ancestors practiced it.


20 posted on 03/03/2013 3:44:55 PM PST by ruesrose (The Anchor Holds)
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To: PapaBear3625

We send a great deal of aid to Egypt and they have re-written their constitution to allow slavery. Apparently Mr. Obama approves as his Arab ancestors practiced it.


21 posted on 03/03/2013 3:45:00 PM PST by ruesrose (The Anchor Holds)
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Locusts are highly nutritious, and, according to friends who’ve tried them, taste a lot like shrimp.


22 posted on 03/03/2013 3:58:00 PM PST by Ellendra (http://www.ustrendy.com/ellendra-nauriel/portfolio/18423/concealed-couture/)
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To: null and void
We sent them Jean Carré

Now that ...is funny!

23 posted on 03/03/2013 4:02:11 PM PST by Dartman (Mubarak and Gaddafi are going to look like choirboys when this is over)
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To: lonevoice

Things that make you go, “Hmmmm . . . .”


24 posted on 03/03/2013 4:13:23 PM PST by Pride in the USA
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To: Argus

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W7vZgPpsJpA


25 posted on 03/03/2013 4:19:59 PM PST by RegulatorCountry
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To: null and void

“We sent them Jean Carré, does that count?”

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=co6-tYS9k1U


26 posted on 03/03/2013 4:27:29 PM PST by RegulatorCountry
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To: SWAMPSNIPER

Sauteed with onions....


27 posted on 03/03/2013 5:25:01 PM PST by CIDKauf (No man has a good enough memory to be a successful liar.)
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To: hummingbird

“Will Muslim Brotherhood be up to the task of handling this?”

Not likely.
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/740513/posts


28 posted on 03/03/2013 6:03:31 PM PST by Clay Moore ("In politics, stupidity is not a handicap." Napoleon Bonaparte)
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To: Pride in the USA; Stillwaters

Great video! Couldn’t happen to a nicer bunch of people. Need more locusts, though. :-)

Thanks for the ping.


29 posted on 03/03/2013 8:42:29 PM PST by lonevoice (Today I broke my personal record for most consecutive days lived)
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To: Bigg Red
"I hope the plague of boils hits while Kerry is still there."

The locusts will probably recognize kerry as one of their own and follow him home.


30 posted on 03/04/2013 12:14:47 AM PST by clearcarbon
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To: Joe 6-pack
I think I can get a little more mileage out of this one.


31 posted on 03/04/2013 6:02:30 AM PST by Larry Lucido
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To: Olog-hai; HollyB; F15Eagle; Ezekiel; Errant
They have their locusts, we have Obama and Washington DC. Both consume what others have labored for with abandon and leave the land stripped bare.


32 posted on 03/04/2013 8:03:27 AM PST by 444Flyer
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To: 444Flyer
And they have a king over them...


33 posted on 03/04/2013 8:10:46 AM PST by Ezekiel (The Obama-nation began with the Inauguration of Desolation.)
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To: Olog-hai

Just a coincidence, I’m sure /s


34 posted on 03/04/2013 10:12:29 AM PST by F15Eagle (1 John 5:4-5, 4:15, 5:13; John 3:17-18, 6:69, 11:25, 14:6, 20:31; Rom10:8-11; 1 Tim 2:5; Titus 3:4-5)
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