Bombs, protests hit Egypt in run-up to presidential election

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gantry wrote:

It’s easy for the world to criticize Egypt for the death sentences of Brotherhood members. Because the rest of the world doesn’t have to live there.

May 02, 2014 12:05pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
BanglaFirst wrote:

Egypt will not be in peace until devil evil murderer Al Sisi and his goons are overthrown and put on trial for mass murder & crimes against humanity.

May 02, 2014 12:11pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
BanglaFirst wrote:

@gantry, those who dares to say anything against criminal Al Sisi and his gang are quickly rounded up and tried for murder! So only us who sees whats going on can only stand-up for the masses who are against this evil Sisi and his desert tyrant Saudi paymasters who are equally criminal to the bones as they come from long line of criminal highway robbers from Eastern desert!

May 02, 2014 12:56pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
carlmartel wrote:

The growing violence occurs in the country where the Suez Canal is located and through which huge amounts of oil float by tanker to the EU. It appears that the Arab Spring has not brought the “democratic” changes prophesied by Obama, Clinton, and Rice in 2011. Instead, it has removed the ignorantly democratic Muslim Brotherhood that won the elections and tried harder to change governmental forms than to improve economic livelihoods.

Al Qaeda’s leader understands the economy of oil and moves his troops into position to strike the oil and gas infrastructure of Africa, the Arabian Peninsula, and the Middle East. He is not rigid and has allowed Libyan labor strikes to reduce oil shipments, most of which went to the US and NATO, to lower Libyan oil sales to be 8% of normal or down by 92%. The illegal US and NATO exceeding of the UN resolution, in which the US and NATO became the Libyan Rebel Air Force instead of setting up a No Fly Zone, has worked out well for al Qaeda. Attacking Suez Canal oil shipments to the US and EU would be even better especially because it would let Ayman al Zawahiri order a campaign against the military regime in his native Egypt.

May 02, 2014 6:33pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
BanglaFirst wrote:

@carlmartel, please do not write silly comments here! US does not import Oil from the ME! US produces excess Oil and Gas, it can export Oil and Gas NOW so the US does not need stinking ME OIL produced by tyrants as most rulers are in this region which feeds dis-satisfied masses some of which go for Terrorist Groups. Egypt was democratic Government before tyrant mass murderer Sisi booted them out. Egyptian will never allow such a tyrant like Sisi to rule in peace because Egyptians will destroy Sisi and his backers from Saudi Arabia to UAE!

And do not bring Al Queda crap into this equation as majority Egyptian who support them do so from Syria and Iraq not at home.

May 03, 2014 1:35am EDT  --  Report as abuse
carlmartel wrote:

@BanglaFirst

The US uses greater VOLUMES of oil and gas than it produces, so it imports oil and gas. However, the US exports greater DOLLAR AMOUNTS of refined petroleum products, so it has a favorable balance of trade of $50 to $100 billion per year in refined petroleum products.

Whether Egyptians like it or not, al Qaeda wants to launch attacks against tankers in the Suez Canal and, probably, to fight against the new dictatorial regime in Egypt. One of the six reasons that bin Laden gave for the 9-11 attacks was US support for Arab dictators and kings. Al Qaeda may not be able to gain much support unless Sisi fails to restore Egypt’s economy, but their people will continue to check for opportunities.

May 03, 2014 1:51pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
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