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Six-Day War Day 1 – War Begins

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, June 5, 2017 at 8:30pm 6/5/2017 at 8:30pm
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Note: This post is the first in our daily re-created coverage of the Six-Day War. Starting Monday June 5 and concluding on Saturday June 10, we will cover each night the war as the events happened in 1967.  For a prelude, see

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

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, June 5, 2017 at 8:30am 6/5/2017 at 8:30am

Officials in Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Bahrain, and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) have all announced the countries have severed diplomatic ties with Qatar due to terrorism and extremism. From The Guardian:

The official state news agency, citing an official source, said Saudi Arabia had decided to sever diplomatic and consular relations with...

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50th Anniversary of Six-Day War: The Eve of War

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, June 4, 2017 at 8:30pm 6/4/2017 at 8:30pm
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Note: This post is a prelude to our daily re-created coverage of the Six Day War. Starting Monday, June 5, we will cover each night the war as the events happened in 1967.

The Six-Day War, the fiftieth anniversary of which takes places tomorrow on June 5, 2017, is “one of history’s...

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In response to bus attack, Egypt launches air strikes on terror targets

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, May 28, 2017 at 2:30pm 5/28/2017 at 2:30pm
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Egypt has launched an air assault on terror training camps in Libya, following the deadly bus attack that claimed the lives of over two dozen Coptic Christian men, women and children.

On Friday, Egyptian fighter jets struck eastern Libya just hours after a shooting that killed 29 and wounded 24 in the...

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Terrorists Slaughter 28 Coptic Christians in Egypt

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, May 26, 2017 at 11:00am 5/26/2017 at 11:00am
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At least 10 gunmen opened fire on a bus transporting Coptic Christians in Cairo, Egypt, and killed 28 people. The Christians were headed to the St. Samuel the Confessor monastery.

Men, women, and children are among the dead. Fox News reported that Copt United news portal confirmed only three children survived the...

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CHANGE: Egyptian Sheikh Faces Trial for Calling Christians ‘Infidels’

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, May 13, 2017 at 5:00pm 5/13/2017 at 5:00pm
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The last time Legal Insurrection visited the Land of the Nile, Pope Francis was refusing to use an armored car during his visit to Egypt.

Fortunately, one was not needed, and the Holy Father must have made quite...

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Why is Pope Francis nixing bullet-proof vehicle for his Cairo visit?

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, April 25, 2017 at 8:30am 4/25/2017 at 8:30am

It is being reported that, despite the numerous attack on Christians in Egypt, the head of the Catholic Church has shunned using an armored vehicle when he tours the nati...

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Trump greets Egyptian-American freed from Egyptian detention

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, April 23, 2017 at 12:30pm 4/23/2017 at 12:30pm
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When President Donald Trump and Egypt’s President Abdel Fattah Sisi met earlier this month, one issue that must have been addressed during their productive discussions was the case of Egyptian-American charity worker Aya Hijazi, who...

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Egypt’s President Sisi declares 3-month State of Emergency following church bombings

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, April 12, 2017 at 7:30am 4/12/2017 at 7:30am

Less that 24 hours after ISIS claimed responsibility for attacks on two Coptic churches in Egypt that left 37 people dead and over a hundred wounded, President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi has declared a state of...

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The Exodus from Egypt is nearly complete

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, April 9, 2017 at 6:00pm 4/9/2017 at 6:00pm
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The year, as we mark the season of Passover, there has been a discovery of the remains of a pyramid in Egypt that was reportedly built around the time of the Exodus:

Ahead of the Passover holiday, an unknown pyramid was discovered in Egypt, dating roughly to the time of Jews’ exodus...

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Egypt: ISIS Claims Responsibility For Palm Sunday Church Attacks

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, April 9, 2017 at 2:30pm 4/9/2017 at 2:30pm
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ISIS has claimed responsibility for two attacks on two Coptic churches in Egypt.  The attacks took place this morning and left 37 people dead and over a hundred wounded.

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The ISIS terror group has claimed responsibility for two separate Palm Sunday bombing attacks at Coptic Christian churches in Egypt that...

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Egypt’s Mubarak Set Free After Last of Charges Dropped

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, March 26, 2017 at 2:00pm 3/26/2017 at 2:00pm

Hosni Mubarak, the Egyptian president who was forced out of office at the height of the Arab spring was released from jail Friday after final charges against him were dropped.

Mubarak spent the past six years in detention facilities.

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The 88-year-old was cleared of the final murder charges against him this...

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Archaeologists May Have Found a 3,000 Year Old Statue of Pharaoh Ramses II

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, March 14, 2017 at 5:00pm 3/14/2017 at 5:00pm
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HOLY COW! In the slums of Cairo, Egypt, archaeologists retrieved what they believe is a 3,000 year old statue of Pharaoh Rasmes II. From The Daily Mail:

This is the moment archaeologists lifted a 3,000-year-old statue of an Egyptian Pharaoh considered ‘one of the most important discoveries ever’ from a muddy ditch.

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Trump calls Egypt’s President, stressing U.S. support

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, January 24, 2017 at 3:00pm 1/24/2017 at 3:00pm

Monday, President Trump’s pen was very busy signing 3 executive orders, withdrawing the U.S. from the Trans Pacific Partnership, defunding International Planned Parenthood, and freezing the hiring of federal workers.

His phone was also very busy. He made a

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Obama’s parting UN shot at Israel a long time coming

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, December 22, 2016 at 9:15pm 12/22/2016 at 9:15pm

Back in February 2012, I wrote that I expected that in his second term Obama would force his vision of a “peace” deal on the Israelis.

We’ve had several close calls, with the John Kerry negoti...

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Egypt: Coptic Cathedral Bombed During Mass, At Least 25 Dead

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, December 11, 2016 at 11:00am 12/11/2016 at 11:00am
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Just six days after a bombing in Cairo killed six policemen, another bomb explodes at Saint Mark’s Coptic Orthodox Cathedral, killing 25 and wounding another 35 people.  The victims are believed to be mostly women and children.

Hasam, a terrorist group linked to the Muslim Brotherhood, claimed responsibility for the first Cairo...

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UPDATED! Egypt’s President al-Sisi met with Trump, Clinton

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, September 20, 2016 at 10:30am 9/20/2016 at 10:30am

Late last year, Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi was snubbed by President Obama during his visit to New York City for the United Nations General Assembly’s 70th meeting.

Now, al-Sisi is gearing up to meet the two top challengers in the race to be the next Oval Office occupant.

An adviser to U.S....

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