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Egypt condemns Israeli attack on Syria
reuters.com ^ | May 5, 2013

Posted on 05/05/2013 2:52:51 PM PDT by Tailgunner Joe

Egypt condemned an Israeli attack on Syria on Sunday, saying it complicated a crisis that Cairo was trying to help resolve.

Israel carried out its second air strike in days on Syria, targeting Iranian-supplied missiles headed for Lebanon's Hezbollah, a Western intelligence source said.

In a statement, Egypt's presidency said the attack was a violation of international law and a threat to regional security and stability that "made the situation more complicated".

Egypt's Islamist leaders came to power last year after a popular uprising in 2011 and have been critical of the Syrian government's efforts to put down an insurgency that erupted weeks after Egypt's street revolt.

Although Egypt stood opposed to the Damascus government's use of military force against its people, it also rejected "the attack on Syrian assets (and) the violation of Syria's sovereignty", the statement said.

Cairo tried last year to end the Syrian crisis through coordination with Turkey, Iran and Saudi Arabia, but it failed to gain traction from the start as the Saudis did not attend the negotiations.

Late last month, Egypt's president, Mohamed Mursi, sent two senior aides to Shi'ite Islamist Iran - Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's main regional ally - for talks on a peaceful solution to the civil war.

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TOPICS: Foreign Affairs; Israel; Russia; War on Terror
KEYWORDS: egypt; iran; israel; jordan; lebanon; russia; syria; turkey; waronterror

1 posted on 05/05/2013 2:52:51 PM PDT by Tailgunner Joe
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To: Tailgunner Joe
Egypt condemned an Israeli attack on Syria on Sunday, saying it complicated a crisis that Cairo was trying to help resolve.

Resolve it to prevent future attacks.

2 posted on 05/05/2013 3:14:53 PM PDT by stevem
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To: Tailgunner Joe

That’s a shame.


3 posted on 05/05/2013 3:16:55 PM PDT by Slings and Arrows (You can't have IngSoc without an Emmanuel Goldstein.)
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To: Tailgunner Joe

~~~Egypt condemns Israeli attack on Syria~~~

Why I am shocked, shocked I tell ya!!


4 posted on 05/05/2013 3:49:12 PM PDT by F15Eagle (1Jn4:15;5:4-5,11-13;Mt27:50-54;Mk15:33-34;Jn3:17-18,6:69,11:25,14:6,20:31;Ro10:8-11;1Tm2:5-6;Ti3:4-7)
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To: Tailgunner Joe

So glorified conscripts will die in the desert by Isreali fire or die for thirst:

===> Feed the revolutionaries to the guns!

Egypt won’t live up to the expectations of the Muslim zealots, they know that, so they’ll send them to die a quick death in vain.

Say what you will...it’s expedient.


5 posted on 05/05/2013 4:11:28 PM PDT by Fitzy_888 ("ownership society")
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To: AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; bigheadfred; Bockscar; ColdOne; Convert from ECUSA; ...

Thanks Tailgunner Joe. Crocodile tears ping:
Egypt condemned an Israeli attack... saying it complicated a crisis... said the attack was a violation of international law and a threat to regional security [sic] and stability [sic] ... Egypt's Islamist leaders came to power last year after a popular uprising... stood opposed to the Damascus government's use of military force... also rejected "the attack on Syrian assets (and) the violation of Syria's sovereignty" ...tried last year to end the Syrian crisis through coordination with Turkey, Iran and Saudi Arabia, but it failed to gain traction from the start as the Saudis did not attend the negotiations. [oh yeah, that's the reason] ...Mursi, sent two senior aides to Shi'ite Islamist Iran [which has violated the sovereignty of Lebanon for over 20 years] ...for talks on a peaceful solution to the civil war.

6 posted on 05/05/2013 6:44:58 PM PDT by SunkenCiv (Romney would have been worse, if you're a dumb ass.)
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and meanwhile...

Muslim Brotherhood opens direct link to rebels in Damascus
http://www.thenational.ae/news/world/middle-east/muslim-brotherhood-opens-direct-link-to-rebels-in-damascus


7 posted on 05/06/2013 3:50:57 AM PDT by SunkenCiv (Romney would have been worse, if you're a dumb ass.)
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To: dennisw; Cachelot; Nix 2; veronica; Catspaw; knighthawk; Alouette; Optimist; weikel; Lent; GregB; ..
Middle East and terrorism, occasional political and Jewish issues Ping List. High Volume

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8 posted on 05/06/2013 5:07:38 AM PDT by SJackson (The Pilgrims—Doing the jobs Native Americans wouldn’t do !)
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