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Islamist Morsi wins Egypt presidential vote
Eldad Beck, agencies
Published: 24.06.12, 18:31
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1. Military win, then MB riots, then Military gets killed, then
Iranian Hunter   (06.24.12)
MB wins, while Egypt burns. And then conspiracy begins that USA and Israel are behind all this. And then they will attack Israel indirectly or directly, Egypt becomes desolate. This is getting so stupid and predictable that all of us can foresee it. I bet they will ignore the fact that it is the egyptians liberals that lied to media, twitter and facebook proclaiming they are majority and gives the impression that the majority of egyptians are by no means pro islamist and that the arab spring is about democracy. Too bad facts proved them wrong.
2. This is another Iran in the making, i know this. I seen it.
Iranian Hunter   (06.24.12)
This is how it started, first the liberals lied to media that they are for freedom and economy. Then they claim to be majority, then when facts proved them wrong, they screams it's being hijacked. Then mullahs ( or in this case, MB) takes power, then claim they are for all including non muslim, then TV talks about Islam 24/7, burkha appearing, no new church or synagogue or buddhist temple whatsoever ONLY mosque are allowed (in Iran only shia mosque, in MB egypt it will be only sunni mosque, no ahmadiyya mosque or shia mosque). Then they makes their "revolutionary guards". Then they fail in economy and politic. Then blame USA and Israel. This is history repeating itself. And yes, this time the stupid Jimmy Carter is Obama, both are liberals. STOP OBAMA, STOP HIM. This is a BIG MISTAKE. Egyptians should not suffer like my country did. Israel and USA will have a new Iran in the making, even more dangerous because most egyptians are fanatics and islamist while most Iranians are zionist and secular.
3. Catherine Ashton is cunning
Catherine Ashton is cunning, pro-Hamas & anti-Semetic....just read up some of her statements on the web attacking Israel and praising the Palestinians.
4. Thanks Obama
Thanks Obama, you replaced secular Mubarak and installed the Brotherhood ! And liberals & peaceniks will shortly see mushroom clouds over Tel Aviv from Iranian nukes, while Obama still talks of sanctions and "all options are on the table".
5. israel might as well deal with Mursi
alexi   (06.24.12)
whille mubarak was moderate in some ways vis a vis israel, he and the nassers still fought wars against israel and maintained heavy antijewish themes. Mursi has advanced degrees in engineering , his doctorate from the united states and is not stupid even if he sits on the stage and listens to erdogan style bs rhetoric. israel has to hold itself togeher and not be frightened into concessions as rumors swirl that bibi will allow 50 russian armored personnel carriers to be dellivered to abbas during putin's visit. israel should appoint yaalon as new defence minister, and hold itself firm and not run scared as the arabs will scream for israeli blood if it does. Barak is scard, ben eliezer admits he is scared and so they have scared bibi.
6. Not MBs, but democracy wins in Egypt
observer ,   Egypt   (06.24.12)
7. 'Israel has no choice but to talk to Muslim Brothers'
Steve   (06.24.12)
So goes the title of a piece on another Israeli news site. Keep in mind, Hamas, al Qaeda, etc., are off-shoots of the Muslim Brotherhood. If Israel's leaders pursue the path of dialogue with Muslim Brotherhood, following is what Israel will be talking to: "Allah's Apostle said, The (final) Hour will not be established until you fight with the Jews, and the stone behind which a Jew will be hiding will say. 'O Muslim! There is a Jew hiding behind me, so kill him'." (Bukhari 4.52.177)
8. Our brothers have won in egypt. A new era has begun
Arash ,   Tehran-Iran   (06.24.12)
Soon the revolution shall spread to each and every country in the ME. Its only matter of time.
9. Thanks god
Rami abu ghalyion ,   Palestine   (06.24.12)
history starts repeat it self
10. Mursi hasn't won cuz he is the good guy, but cuz Shafiq is
observer ,   Egypt   (06.24.12)
the bad one.
11. Obama is pleased as punch and celebrating.
Harry Wright ,   UK   (06.24.12)
His congratulations will soon be in the media and an invitation to the White House is in order.
12. a new coalition against the the Shiet Iran
yousef ,   Palestine , Hebron   (06.24.12)
Its not surprising that the USA support the MB to widen the Saudi and Gulf states (Sunnis) against the Syrian , Iran (Sheit ) front .Morsi sould know this early
13. struggle for building from within has just begun
observer ,   Egypt   (06.24.12)
isn't it in the interest of Israel to have a powerful neighbor!
14. RIP Egypt :(
Susie ,   Scotland   (06.24.12)
Looks like a good business opportunity to sell Burkas now in Egypt!
15. Hmm..... now that this has happened. That means...
Iranian Hunter   (06.24.12)
1. The MB can't blame military anymore. 2. MB will fail. 3. MB will be ousted by the people. 4. Hope for change. But since MB definitely has already planned for this, be prepared for the unimaginable. I suggest all copts to prepare money to go to other countries in case something bad happens. don't be trapped.
16. The Coptic Christians in Egypt feel they are in great danger
Rivkah   (06.24.12)
from a Muslim Brotherhood government. I would suggest that the Coptics STOP EATING PORK and other unclean foods forbidden in the Laws of Moses. They should NOT EAT HALAL foods that are dedicated to Allah. They should not eat yeast, either. What they need is supernatural protection from HaShem and they can get it if they do things HaShem's way. They must give up alcohol except medicinal alcohol like in cough syrup or extracts. Isaiah chapter 65 and 66 say God will not protect swine eaters or those who eat unclean foods. If all the meats are halal except for pork, then give up eating meats like Daniel in Scriptures who was protected in a lions' den which is what Egypt is now for Coptics. There is a diet in Ezekiel for the Jews in captivity in Babylon to eat. Review that recipe and eat that. Eat fruits and vegetables and eggs and make tacos and tortillas without leaven (yeast or baking soda or baking powder). Supernatural protection can be attained IF the Holy Spirit is not hindered.
17. thank you israel
Jalal ,   Gaza   (06.24.12)
leaders in israel support war and now we have another copy from them in egypt so let's go for some fireworks
18. Israel!, show us your democracy
observer ,   Egypt   (06.24.12)
Israel said:"fire will be met by fire and quiet by quiet". But what all the world have seen is Israeli fire and Israeli killing in Gaza. Israel has no choice but to be democratically transparent. HASBARAH DOES NOT WORK.
19. Cheer up Israel! You may feel safe and sleep nights carefre
Tayfun_Turkey ,   Istanbul   (06.24.12)
You may be sure one day Islamist will march into occupied Palestine from Egypt. Arab spring is Israeli winter!, The last one.
20. Feh!
Dony ,   Canada   (06.24.12)
As in any election there are winners and losers. Losers 1.Educated, progressive Egyptians 2.Egytian women 3.Egyptian military 4.Israel 5.U.S. 6.Egypt Winners 1.Russia, China,Iran 2.Islamists 3.Obama????????????????????
21. inevitable
israel israeli ,   tel aviv   (06.24.12)
Shafiq could have never ruled poor, hungry, overpopulated and underdeveloped Egypt. He would have ended-up shooting his own people. Now the inevitable has come sooner rather than later, the Brotherhood ruling the most powerful Arab country. I do feel sorry for the Copts who will lose eitehr their lives or their homeland. The only question is whether Obama wanted this to happen, or is he really that stupid. I think the latter.
22. The slow death of Israel is sure now i'm afraid.
Iranian Hunter   (06.24.12)
This is a repeat of history when Saladin united the whole middle east against Israel, including Iran. Then together they destroyed and captured Jerusalem and build a mosque there. Be prepared for the MB to make an alliance with Iran. It is in their interest to destroy Israel, trust me. Economy be damned, as long as Israel is destroyed, the public of Egypt will support MB to the point of death and starvation. Israel, I am afraid if you don't smarten up, the Iranians and MB can out smarten you. These are dangerous times, may God protect you.
23. what you wont read anywhere
Yisraeli   (06.24.12)
is the start of a slow but strong exodus of many of Egypts brain power, intellectuals, western minded, freedom loving. many will slowly but quietly leave Egypt for the west. They wont risk staying in a sharia based law and order. Egypt will be going back to the dark ages just like Iran did after theyre revolution. As the saying goes - Careful what you wish for, you may not like what you will get. Interestingly what we are witnessing is the break up of the arab world and wars amongst themselves. Now we read MB against Irans shias. Turkey against Allawite. Kurds against the rest. Armenians against Turks and so on. Thats how Israel is protected by un-earthly forces, make her enemies fight amongst themselves.
24. Rivkah @16: Diet will save us from jihad?
Steve   (06.24.12)
25. #16 that's why they have won.
observer ,   Egypt   (06.24.12)
Muslim Brothers and all Muslims advocate also No pork and No alcohol. Muslims, otherwise, eat Kosher food, and the permitted Christian food.
26. #23 what you did not mention is MB allying with Iran.
Iranian Hunter   (06.24.12)
27. #23 and also, never underestimate
Iranian Hunter   (06.24.12)
the ability of two islamist to join forces to destroy Israel. Look, I believe the MB WILL join with Iran, just like Hamas join with Hezbollah. Common enemy, Israel. It is arrogant and naïve to think they will fight with each other. Remember Saladin united the middle east that fights with each other very easily, how ? By saying, "let's unite to fight Israel". As simple as that. And YOU know islamist will join up for that cause. Simply because it is a jihad.
28. Will Democracy or intolerance rule?
Mark Jeffery Koch ,   Cherry Hill, NJ USA   (06.24.12)
The Moslem Brotherhood claimed during the beginning of the revolution in Tahir Square last year that they would not become involved in politics. They then claimed that they would not run a candidate for President. What they have said is that if they win it is the end of peace treaty with Israel and Morsi committed today to march on Jerusalem and take it back. Since there is a peace treaty with Israel and since Israel gave back every centimeter of land it won from Egypt in the 1967 and 1973 wars one has to wonder why Morsi wants to march on the capital of the Jewish State. There is no democracy in the Arab world. There is not one Moslem country in the Arab world where Christians and Jews are permitted to practice their faiths freely. Our ally Saudi Arabia teaches its children in their elementary school textbooks that Christians and Jews are monkeys and pigs. The Coptic Christians in Egypt are routinely jailed and many have been murdered. Our soldiers were not allowed to celebrate Christmas during the time we were protecting Saudi Arabia and Kuwait from Saddam Hussein. While I applaud the Egyptian people's desire and their absolute right to freely choose their leaders I hope that they realize that denial of rights for women, denial of religious freedom, and calls for war with Israel will never make them a truly free country nor will it put millions back to work or solve the severe problems their economy faces where the numbers or poor are increasing every day.
29. #19 Tayfun...Nasser tried to walk once)
Leo ,   Denver, Colorado   (06.24.12)
30. Israeli @21: Obama is not really that stupid.
Steve   (06.24.12)
Did you read Obama's June 2009 speech to Muslim Brothood jihadists and the Muslim world at Al-Azhar University, Cairo Egypt? • Mr. Obama referred four times in his speech to "the Holy Koran." Non-Muslims -- even pandering ones -- generally don't use that Islamic formulation. • Mr. Obama established his firsthand knowledge of Islam (albeit without mentioning his reported upbringing in the faith) with the statement, "I have known Islam on three continents before coming to the region where it was first revealed." Again, "revealed" is a depiction Muslims use to reflect their conviction that the Koran is the word of God, as dictated to Muhammad. (Frank Gaffney) Excerpts: "Assalaamu alaykum. (Applause.)...I've come here to Cairo to seek a new beginning between the United States and Muslims around the world, one based on mutual interest and mutual respect, and one based upon the truth that America and Islam are not exclusive and need not be in competition..... "As a student of history, I also know civilization's debt to Islam. It was Islam -- at places like Al-Azhar -- that carried the light of learning through so many centuries, paving the way for Europe's Renaissance and Enlightenment.... "And I consider it part of my responsibility as President of the United States to fight against negative stereotypes of Islam wherever they appear. (Applause.)....In Ankara, I made clear that America is not -- and never will be -- at war with Islam. "I have known Islam on three continents before coming to the region where it was first revealed....Now, much has been made of the fact that an African American with the name Barack Hussein Obama could be elected President. (Applause.)" etc. President Obama has been courting Muslim Brotherhood in Eygpt. Obama has been courting Muslim Brotherhood activists here in the U.S. Don't let Obama's targeted killings of a few high-profile jihadists divert you from the big picture; that is Obama is furthering the most extreme interpretation of Islam in the Middle East and North Africa. Obama knows exactly what he is doing.
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