With the crisis continuing in Ukraine & Crimea, special elections going against the Democrats and people still wondering just where that missing Jet is Egypt has fallen off the world news radar.
Regular readers might remember we wrote about Hillary’s support for the Muslim brotherhood government just after they cracked down and the administration’s lack of enthusiasm for those leaders being removed by yet another revolution, but since then coverage has been few and far between.
Well maybe the world has stopped paying attention that hasn’t stopped the blood from flowing:
Earlier Saturday we woke on another terrible news , another 6 Egyptian conscripts from Military Police were killed in a military checkpoint in the city of Mostord , Qaliubyia gveronorate.
Well in fairness it wasn’t completely ignored. There was coverage in the times of Israel:
Gunmen killed six soldiers at a Cairo checkpoint Saturday in a brazen morning attack the military blamed on the Muslim Brotherhood movement of deposed president Mohammed Morsi. The attack came two days after gunmen killed a soldier in Cairo, as militants once largely confined to the restive Sinai Peninsula increasingly target the capital in a campaign that has killed more than 200 police and soldiers since the army overthrew Morsi last July.
And at the BBC:
Islamist militants have killed hundreds of police and soldiers in numerous attacks. The military accused Mr Morsi’s Muslim Brotherhood of carrying out this latest attack, which was carried out as the soldiers took part in dawn prayers. The Brotherhood denies involvement in violence, saying it is committed to peaceful campaigning.
The government also ordered heightened security measures to counter what has become a low-level insurgency that has killed more 200 soldiers and policemen since Morsi’s overthrow. Most of the attacks since have been carried out in the Sinai, but militants have expanded their reach to the Nile Delta and the capital in recent months.
While we in the west continue to ignore this Egyptian blogger is asking questions
In any respectable democratic country both the ministers of defense and interior would be sitting right now in front of the National security committee in a real elected parliament to discuss the development of that war they declared on terrorism. Why were not there enough security precautions when a terrorist group like Ansar Beit Al Maqids released a video 48 hours prior to the operation ?? Ansar Beit Al Maqids released a very alarming video last Thursday which deserves a whole post, hopefully I will write it this week. I am not a security expert but this attack reminds so much with the first attack against our soldiers in Sinai in August 2012 when they were killed while they were eating their Ramadan breakfast. That horrifying attack should have taught us something.
and that just the attacks on soldiers, we haven’t even touched on attacks on Christians in Egypt and elsewhere But unless you follow a lot of Egyptians on twitter like me or are a regular reader of Pam Geller you would no more know about this than you would about the ship captured by terrorists out of Libya retaken by Navy Seals.
The Pentagon says that a team of Navy SEALs has boarded the oil freighter “Morning Glory” in the Mediterranean that had been seized by three armed Libyans. No one was hurt in the raid, which took place late Sunday in international waters off of Cyprus. The ship and its illicit cargo of Libyan oil will now be sailed back to Libya under the control of U.S. Navy sailors
What you didn’t hear about this or the jihadists running rampant throughout Libya?
Over the last month, the Libyan Navy has sought to impose a siege on oil ports seized by jihad militias. The seizure has slashed oil production and exports by nearly 80 percent over the last six months.
Libya’s prime minister lost a vote of confidence and has been dismissed after his government was unable to stop a North Korean flagged tanker at a rebel-held port and reportedly breaking through a naval blockade.
Ali Zeidan was replaced temporarily by the country’s defense minister, Abdallah al-Thinni, parliamentary spokesman Omar Hmeidan said. (more here)
Libya’s ousted prime minister ignored prosecutor’s order and fled to an undisclosed European country.
I’m shocked shocked that these development in Libya have gotten no press in America but then again the last thing the MSM wants to talk about is another Obama/Hillary failure.
Update: It’s getting worse
Recently on live TV, Sheikh Abdul Maqsud, an Islamic jurisprudent, issued a fatwa obligating “Muslims” (in this context, Muslim Brotherhood supporters in Egypt) to engage in acts of terror against “infidels” (in this context, the Egyptian government and anyone else opposing the Brotherhood).
Hey at least this guy is an equal opportunity terrorist, anyone not in the fold is a legit target.
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