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Syria/Egypt News - Aug 18

By bartolo - Posted on 17 August 2013



Security forces clear Cairo mosque after gun battle with anti-government protesters - The Washington Post

Egypt PM suggests dissolution of Brotherhood - Al Jazeera English

Top Brotherhood leader's son shot dead in Egypt -

General Al-Sisi: The Man Who Now Runs Egypt - Newsweek and The Daily Beast

Egyptian generals face legal action by the Muslim Brotherhood and the Shura Council - World Bulletin


Al Qaeda leader Ayman al-Zawahri's younger brother arrested in Egypt, sources say - World News


Crackdown in Egypt: reports that several foreign correspondents have been harassed, beaten and detained by vigilantes and the security forces -


Threatened, harassed, killed by both sides: journalists in Egypt- DW.DE


VIDEO: 50 Unidentified Armed Civilians Surround ABC News Team Crying "They Are Spies" - ABC News


Catholic spokesman defends Egyptian army crackdown against protesters - Catholic Sentinel


Brotherhood spokesperson denies justifying church attacks - Egypt Independent


Tamarod movement calls on Egyptian government to cancel Camp David peace treaty, stop accepting US aid - JPost


VIDEO: Egyptian security forces clear Cairo mosque - FRANCE 24


VIDEO: More on the Cairo mosque cleared by security forces - BBC News




U.S. allies were near a deal for peaceful end to Egypt crisis, But the military-backed government rejected it and ordered to break up the protests - The Washington Post

Pressure by U.S. Failed to Sway Egypt’s Leaders -

EU calls emergency summit over Egypt crisis as European leaders consider sanctions - Telegraph


Ties With Egypt Army Constrain Washington -


U.S. military needs Egypt for access to critical area - usatoday


Freezing U.S. aid to Egypt would not be easy or cost-free - Reuters


Syria rebels move HQ from Egypt to Turkey -


Illegal weapons shipment heading from Libya to Egypt “seized” - Libya Herald




Rebel Gunmen kill 11 near Syrian Christian villages -

17 dead as Qaeda attacks Syria Kurd town: watchdog - Fox News

PYD prepares draft for autonomy in Syria Kurdish regions - Kurdpress News Aganecy

800 Islamic-Jihadists linked to al Qaeda died in July in clashes with Syrian Kurds: YPG - ekurd


Two Turkish intelligence (MIT) agents killed in Syria, Kurdish Jabhat al-Akrad said - ekurd


In Raqqa, Islamist Rebels Form a New Regime - Syria News


As Islamist rebels rise in Syria, liberal activists take a step back - The Washington Post


U.S. has yet to deliver arms to Syria rebels -


Iraq premier warns of weapons smuggled from Syria - Chicago Sun-Times


Lebanon arrests 3 suspects in Turks' kidnapping - The Times of Israel


VIDEO: Victims of the Syria airstrike on Aleppo building - YouTube


VIDEO: Panic in the immediate aftermath of the Syria airstrike on Aleppo building - YouTube


VIDEO: Rebels Kidnap a Belarusian and a Moldovan Woman - Friends of Syria



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