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Gunbattle fought in Cairo mosque as Egypt mulls Brotherhood ban
Reuters ^ | 17 aug 13 | By Issam Abdallah and Crispian Balmer

Posted on 08/17/2013 12:04:09 PM PDT by xzins

(Reuters) - Security forces cleared a Cairo mosque after a gunbattle with followers of the Muslim Brotherhood on Saturday, while Egypt's army-backed government, facing deepening chaos, considered banning the Islamist group.

Three Reuters witnesses saw gunmen shoot from a window of the al-Fath mosque, where supporters of deposed president Mohamed Mursi had taken shelter

Another gunman was shown on television shooting from the mosque's minaret and soldiers outside

It was not clear if anyone died in the clashes - the fourth day of violence in Egypt, which has killed almost 800 people. Troubles were also reported in the second city Alexandria, where an office run by the Muslim Brotherhood was set ablaze.

With anger rising on all sides, Prime Minister Hazem el-Beblawi proposed disbanding the Brotherhood, raising the stakes in a bloody struggle between the state and Islamists for control of the Arab world's most populous nation.

"We are not facing political divisions, we are facing a war being waged by extremists developing daily into terrorism," presidential political adviser Mostafa Hegazy told reporters.

"We will win this war not only with security procedures, but according to the law and within the framework of human rights."

If Beblawi's proposal to disband the Brotherhood is acted on, it would force the group underground and could herald large-scale arrests against its members placed outside the law.

Many Western allies have denounced the recent wave of killings, including the United States, alarmed by the mayhem in a country which has a strategic peace treaty with Israel and operates the Suez Canal, a major artery of global trade.

However, Saudi Arabia threw its weight behind the army-backed government on Friday, accusing its old foes in the Muslim Brotherhood of trying to destabilize Egypt.

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


TOPICS: Front Page News; Israel; News/Current Events; Russia; War on Terror
KEYWORDS: egypt; iran; islamofascist; israel; lebanon; obamabro; russia; waronterror

1 posted on 08/17/2013 12:04:10 PM PDT by xzins
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To: xzins
I know some people who WON'T let them outlaw Moslem Brotherhood....

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2 posted on 08/17/2013 12:05:24 PM PDT by LyinLibs (If victims of islam were more "islamophobic," maybe they'd still be alive.)
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To: xzins

Is Morsi’s sorry hide worth this blood-shed and civil disaster? He should have been disposed of instead of deposed. Chances are our lousy government called the shots on this and were wrong again, of course.


3 posted on 08/17/2013 12:08:17 PM PDT by txrefugee
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To: xzins

Outlaw the MB and hunt them down like the rats they are.


4 posted on 08/17/2013 12:11:12 PM PDT by jeffc (The U.S. media are our enemy)
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To: txrefugee
Actually, keeping Morsi alive as “bait” for his followers allows you to more easily identify those that need to be quashed.

Clear the square or abdicate. Either destroy the Brotherhood or live under their yoke.

5 posted on 08/17/2013 12:11:42 PM PDT by taxcontrol
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To: txrefugee

I wondered how he got through that coup alive. They know it’s best to have him gone. And right now he won’t make much of a martyr after the people approaching starvation


6 posted on 08/17/2013 12:14:18 PM PDT by xzins (Retired Army Chaplain and Proud of It! Those who truly support our troops pray for their victory!)
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To: xzins

make the decision easy cut off all U.S aid to Egypt now


7 posted on 08/17/2013 12:17:10 PM PDT by bigheadfred (INFIDEL)
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To: xzins

While a start a much better solution would be to ban any flavor of Islam world wide as a dangerous hate cult.

There are so many clans who have hate for each other (and us) built right into their DNA they make the Hatfields and McCoys look like a Flower Power Love fest.

This is a culture that time forgot, or even time wants no part of them, and they cannot possibly live peacefully in the 21st Century.

A world without Islam would be a much better and safer place.


8 posted on 08/17/2013 12:19:41 PM PDT by Wurlitzer (Nothing says "ignorance" like Islam! 969)
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To: bigheadfred

Isn’t a good time for church groups tp retrace the steps of Moses, is it?


9 posted on 08/17/2013 12:20:27 PM PDT by xzins (Retired Army Chaplain and Proud of It! Those who truly support our troops pray for their victory!)
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To: All
Egyptian Gen Al-Sisi would not take the call Obama made from MV---signaling the General's all-out determination not to let the US admin interfere in his plans to drive the Muslim Brotherhood out of Egyptian politics.

NOTE: Gen Al-Sisi, 58, received a masters degree from the U.S. War College in Carlisle, Pa, in 2006.

After Wed's bloodbath, Gen al-Sisi routed Muslims from the mosque where they had gathered to ID their dead---Al-Sisi then confiscated the Muzzie bodies.

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The military's vow to rebuild the long list of Christian churches torched by the Muslim Brotherhood will certainly gain the support of the American people....but there is NO WAY Obombo will turn against his pals----Morsi & his Muzzie Brothers. We are saddled w/ hater will never be one of US, he will always be one of Them.

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MILITARY.COM EXCERPT---US Pentagon officials declined to give specifics on conversations between DOD's Chuck Hagel and Egyptian Gen al-Sisi, but chief Pentagon spokesman George Little said that "US officials at all levels have made it clear that we support the democratic process in Egypt and that we hope that this period of tension can be resolved in a peaceful manner and that violence can be avoided." "We don't support any single party or group," Little said. "We believe that this needs to be resolved through political means."

Although the officials would not discuss the specifics of the military-to- military talks, the U.S. would need Gen al-Sisi's approval to move through Egyptian air space if Washington decided to send Marines to aid in the evacuation of U.S. personnel.

About 550 Marines and their tilt-rotor MV-22 Osprey aircraft are at bases in Spain and Italy on standby if they are needed. A Navy Amphibious Ready Group with 4,000 Marines and sailors aboard, led by the helicopter assault ship Kearsarge, was also in the region following completion of the Eager Lion training exercises in Jordan. © Copyright 2013 Military.com. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

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AIN'T KARMA A *ITCH? S-o-o-o...... the helicopter assault ship Kearsarge, IS in the region. We were lied to----we were told it was not available to help endangered Americans in Benghazi.

10 posted on 08/17/2013 12:24:33 PM PDT by Liz
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To: xzins

As I have noted before , Obama can invite as a Muslim, who genuflected to the Saudi King, the Muslim Morsi to come back to the USA with his two Muslim male children. At some appropriate time with Hillary’s agreement either son can run for POTUSA because according to some USA citizens only the place of birth determines eligibility for POTUSA. With these people voting along with suited and skirted Muslims the USA can have It’s first Muslim POTUSA. I believe the Founding Fathers were as much concerned with such a twist for place of birth as they were for parentage of birth and tied both concerns together to define ‘natural born’.


11 posted on 08/17/2013 12:27:05 PM PDT by noinfringers2
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To: xzins

No. It isn’t . But it can be again if the current Egyptian government is forced to sink or swim. Mubarak did a good job of keeping the MB suppressed. And the dishonesty in Washington D.C. is galling. Radical islam is a wild animal. Best to kill it or keep it closely caged. By cutting off aid they will either succumb to the wild animal in their midst, or kill it. Killing it would be their best option as Egypt survives on tourism. Make it safe for the church groups.


12 posted on 08/17/2013 12:32:17 PM PDT by bigheadfred (INFIDEL)
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To: bigheadfred

The more time passes, the more I despise the sonsofbitches that not only afflicted Obama on me, but inflicted the bastard on the rest of the World. Mere words cannot adequately describe how much I hate them.


13 posted on 08/17/2013 12:36:07 PM PDT by sport
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To: sport

the things ya see when ya ain’t got an atom bomb (bttt)


14 posted on 08/17/2013 12:38:27 PM PDT by bigheadfred (INFIDEL)
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To: LyinLibs

Just think, if Egypt bans the Muskim brotherhood, the Obamadork cannot enter their country.


15 posted on 08/17/2013 12:38:56 PM PDT by Da Coyote
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To: Wurlitzer

“While a start a much better solution would be to ban any flavor of Islam world wide as a dangerous hate cult.”

BTTT


16 posted on 08/17/2013 12:39:20 PM PDT by SharpRightTurn (White, black, and red all over--America's affirmative action, metrosexual president.)
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To: Da Coyote

ah but hes a backdoor man


17 posted on 08/17/2013 12:44:24 PM PDT by bigheadfred (INFIDEL)
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To: Liz

“We believe that this needs to be resolved through political means.”

Wasn’t “political means” that got them where they are now?


18 posted on 08/17/2013 12:46:49 PM PDT by aquila48
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To: xzins

Obama lied, Christian Muslims Died!


19 posted on 08/17/2013 12:47:50 PM PDT by Garvin (When it comes to my freedom, there will be no debate. There will be a fight)
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To: bigheadfred

For Al-Sisi and all the higher ups in the provisional government and military -they must know they’ve crossed the Rubicon.

At this point they either win outright or they’re dead.


20 posted on 08/17/2013 12:55:06 PM PDT by aquila48
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To: taxcontrol
Either destroy the Brotherhood or live under their yoke.

If the MB takes power, the will kill the generals. The generals know this.

21 posted on 08/17/2013 12:55:30 PM PDT by Dalberg-Acton
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To: aquila48

The MB needs to die.


22 posted on 08/17/2013 12:56:51 PM PDT by bigheadfred (INFIDEL)
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To: xzins

shooting from inside the mosque, out the windows and from the tower ... wonder which side that was

sarc


23 posted on 08/17/2013 1:11:03 PM PDT by silverleaf (Age Takes a Toll: Please Have Exact Change)
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24 posted on 08/17/2013 1:25:30 PM PDT by RedMDer (http://www.dontfundobamacare.com/)
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To: xzins

While I know there’s a discussion about whether Morsi got coup’d, coo’d, koo’d, kooked or whatever I see it a litle differently. I say that he got “impeached”. He was removed from power for violating his oath to the constitution he was elected under. Listening, Obamuzzie?-————————Morsi is a traitor in liar’s clothing and hanging is about the right fix for his traitorous wagon——after he’s used as bait to smoke out his friends, of course.


25 posted on 08/17/2013 1:29:39 PM PDT by cherokee1 (skip the names---just kick the buttz)
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To: xzins

Late last night (noon their time) the Chicoms had a more detailed story on the fight at this mosque. The MB’s were using it as a morgue, had bodies lined up trying to identify them. The Army didn’t want them to get the bodies ready for a parade so they ran off the MB’s and confiscated the bodies. Brought a couple dumptrucks over and hauled the stiffs to a cooler. That’s one bunch of dead muzzies that’s not going to meet their sundown burial time-—probably keeping a herd of virgin billygoats waiting at the altar. Wonder if the virgins are pre-earmarked for a special muzzie or if they take a number as they come?


26 posted on 08/17/2013 1:44:43 PM PDT by cherokee1 (skip the names---just kick the buttz)
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To: cherokee1

That many virgins in heaven must mean these folks kill them off early for specious reasons....


27 posted on 08/17/2013 1:59:33 PM PDT by xzins (Retired Army Chaplain and Proud of It! Those who truly support our troops pray for their victory!)
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To: xzins

Just like Syria - let them fight until there’s only two guys left, them kill both of them.


28 posted on 08/17/2013 2:11:06 PM PDT by gura (If Allah is so great, why does he need fat sexually confused fanboys to do his dirty work? -iowahawk)
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To: gura

Highlander...there can be only one


29 posted on 08/17/2013 2:18:37 PM PDT by xzins (Retired Army Chaplain and Proud of It! Those who truly support our troops pray for their victory!)
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To: txrefugee
our govt wants the Syrian leadership to be defeated...they got rid of Kadafy...and got rid of Mubarek

but a funny thing happened on the way to his dictatorship......some people woke up....

will we wake up?

30 posted on 08/17/2013 4:32:34 PM PDT by cherry
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To: LyinLibs

Good accurate graphics you have posted. They reveal the true Obama ideology:

Good read about the historical evolution into the fascism of the Obama “movement”:

http://www.americanthinker.com/2009/05/barack_obama_the_quintessentia_1.html


31 posted on 08/17/2013 5:01:20 PM PDT by Candor7 (Obama fascism article:(http://www.americanthinker.com/2009/05/barack_obama_the_quintessentia_1.html))
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To: Fred Nerks

How accurate you were Fred.The Islmofascists are now at each others throats as you predicted. Lets hope they destroy each other entirely.


32 posted on 08/17/2013 5:02:34 PM PDT by Candor7 (Obama fascism article:(http://www.americanthinker.com/2009/05/barack_obama_the_quintessentia_1.html))
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To: Candor7

chuckle.
let’s you and me watch them fight.
with both friends and enemies sending weapons, we can’t lose.
open the prison doors;
goodnight fanatics.


33 posted on 08/17/2013 5:12:21 PM PDT by Fred Nerks (fair dinkum!)
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To: xzins
ANN COULTER: RIGHT ONCE

RIGHT NOW......

...RIGHT DAMN NEAR ALWAYS....

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34 posted on 08/17/2013 6:46:50 PM PDT by jimsin
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