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New Egypt to shut off gas to Israel

New Egypt to shut off gas to Israel

The toppling of President Mubarak in Egypt is now turning up the heat on Cairo’s gas supply deal with Israel. Egyptian officials are probing allegations the agreement was a scam, orchestrated by the Mubarak family. Cairo’s reportedly considering raising gas export prices to Israel – or even suspending supplies altogether.

Israel arms Egypt against protesters

Israel arms Egypt against protesters

Isn’t it unsurprising that an apartheid regime would want to do its best to keep a dying dictatorial regime in power? ‘Nuff said. Israel arms Egypt against protesters Press TV Reports say Israel has sent crowd dispersal weapons to the Egyptian regime to curb massive protests against President Hosni Mubarak’s 30 years of authoritarian rule. The International Network for Rights and Development said that three Israeli planes landed at Cairo’s Mina International Airport on Saturday, carrying equipment for use in…

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Hosni Mubarak’s days are numbered

Hosni Mubarak’s days are numbered

The Egyptian capital Cairo was the scene of violent chaos on Friday, when tens of thousands of anti-government protesters stoned and confronted police, who fired back with rubber bullets, tear gas and water cannons. It was a major escalation in what was already the biggest challenge to authoritarian President Hosni Mubarak’s 30 year-rule. They are demanding Mubarak’s ouster and venting their rage at years of government neglect of rampant poverty, unemployment and rising food prices.