Instablity grows as US prepares to announce ‘partial cuts’ in Egypt military aid this week

21WIRE + WP | Along with political turmoil, a surge in militant attacks has hurt tourism in the region.

TV Fakery in Egypt: Al Jazeera crisis actor caught out on camera pretending to be wounded

21st Century Wire | CNN would be jealous. Don’t expect Al Jazeera to ever air this clip again.

Obama, McCain and Graham are empowering the church-burning fanatics in Egypt

21WIRE + TDS | Why is Washington DC’s political elite so adamant about backing a theocratic minority government?

US Sens. Graham & McCain look to control future of Egypt

21WIRE + Reuters | This is Egypt 2.0, where puppet regimes have become the favoured political poison under the guidance US-Western interests.

Morsi heads to the exit as Military coup underway in Egypt – says national security adviser

RT | Looks like it’s back to square one for the people in Tahir Square.

Egypt Countdown: Morsi slams army ultimatum as 48hr deadline

RT | At least 5 ministers resigned amid anti-government protests which were joined by millions, with the military promising to deploy on Tahrir square to guard the demonstrators.

Arab Spring Part 2: Egyptians demand resignation in ‘world’s largest protest’

RT | Egypt’s protest movement has given the president an ultimatum to step down by Tuesday or face a mass rebellion.

Kerry talks economics, finds Morsi preoccupied with Islamizing Egypt

Debka | Morsi preoccupied with pushing forward the three-point plan he and the Muslim Brotherhood’s supreme leader Mohammed Badie have begun implementing.

Sexual Violence: Fear and Loathing in Egypt

By Reem AbdellatifWhen I walk into Tahrir Square alone these days, carrying my notebook, I try to remain calm, act like I belong and move with the cascading crowds.If you seem scared or intimidated, they smell your fear.Like other female reporters, I have grown accustomed to being constantly on guard while doing my job. But […]

Morsi Backs Down: Revokes Power Grab,Referendum On Constitution Still Up

Egypt’s President has scrapped the decree that gave him sweeping new powers and effectively put him above the law of the land. But the opposition says that’s not enough