Erdogan Backed Eritrean Muslims Group Set up Office in Istanbul

BY NORDIC MONITOR The Eritrean Ulama’a League (Rabita-i Ulama Eritriye), a Muslim organization that is seen as close to the Muslim Brotherhood, opened an office in Istanbul on Jan. 5, 2019. The inauguration was attended by Yasin Aktay, chief advisor to ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) leader and President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, as keynote […]

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Who’s Behind the Claim that Egypt has Troops in Eritrea?

MEMO (Middle East Monitor) and its Muslim Brotherhood backers were behind planting the fake  Egyptian troops in Eritrea story. But to what end? BY MARTIN PLAUT On Thursday a story appeared under this headline: “UAE-backed Egyptian forces arrive in Eritrea.” This was how the story began, here is the link to the story in full. […]

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Mohammed Abu Rashid: The Extremist ‘Eritrean Qaradawi’ Sponsored by Qatar

BY ALBAYAN.AE * There are quite a few of those who belong to extremist organizations, supported and sponsored as they are by the State of Qatar to infiltrate Eritrea. But Mohammed Jumaa Abu Rasheed is the most famous of them all, to the extent that activists characterize him as the “Qardawi of Eritrea”.

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Egypt, Saudi Arabia, the UAE and Bahrain Cut Ties With Qatar

BY ASSOCIATED PRESS Four Arab nations cut diplomatic ties to Qatar early Monday morning, further deepening a rift among Gulf Arab nations over that country’s support for Islamist groups. Bahrain, Egypt, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates all announced they would withdraw their diplomatic staff from Qatar, a gas-rich nation that will host the […]

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Egypt: El-Sissi Wins Election by Landslide

By Hamza Hendawi, WITH nearly all ballots counted, Egypt’s former military chief has won a crushing victory over his sole opponent in the country’s presidential election, his campaign said Thursday. But the results were stained by questions about turnout despite a robust government effort to get out the vote. Retired field marshal Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi won […]

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Egypt Declares Brotherhood ‘Terrorist Group’

Move comes a day after a suicide bombing of a police headquarters in the city of Mansoura killed 16 people, in an attack claimed by an Al-Qaeda-inspired militant group. By Gregg Carlstrom, Egypt’s interim government has declared the Muslim Brotherhood a terrorist organisation, a move that gives authorities greater freedom to crack down on the […]

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