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Several reports confirm the Sept 1 update

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Submitted by There is NO Santa Claus (United States), Sep 10, 2013 at 07:41

Several reports confirm that the Egyptian Army is acting to gain control and stabilize the Sinai. That would include Gaza.

During Morsi's short rule, the Sinai drifted toward anarchy as Islamist groups and Bedouins ran amok smuggling arms into Gaza and attacking both Egyptian and Israeli targets. Severing the natural gas pipeline to Israel caused major long-term damage to a steady component Egypt's cash flow.

It sounds like the Army is trying to restore order. Unfortunately, the Egyptian Army doesn't act with a very gentle hand on matters like this. Thanks for keeping an eye on this story, Dr. Pipes. Please keep us updated.

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2Several reports confirm the Sept 1 update [104 words]There is NO Santa ClausSep 10, 2013 07:41209555
Why now? [183 words]There is NO Santa ClausSep 20, 2013 07:34209555
1Palestinians in Egypt [62 words]dhimmi no moreSep 2, 2013 06:33209377
world hypocrisy [19 words]lippySep 3, 2013 12:50209377
1It's not merely hypocrisy, lippy [22 words]There is NO Santa ClausSep 20, 2013 07:21209377
Our dear Lippy does not make any sense [49 words]dhimmi no moreSep 21, 2013 19:48209377
1radical islam is so violent, that it can't even get along with itself ! [129 words]Phil GreendMar 18, 2013 20:47204466

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