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Egypt Demands Israel Investigate Police Deaths

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Posted on Aug 19, 2011
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Egyptians protest against Israel in May.

Egypt filed a formal complaint with Israel on Friday demanding an urgent investigation into the circumstances surrounding the deaths of three Egyptian security officials who were killed in Egypt during an Israeli military operation at the border.

Mideast media outlets airing the news Thursday of the policemen’s deaths gave conflicting reports on the circumstances, some saying they were killed accidentally by Israeli helicopter fire aimed at fleeing militants and others saying they were killed by gunmen attempting to sneak in from Israel.

Whatever happened, the people of Egypt are angry now, and they demand answers. And we all know what happens when the people of Egypt take to the streets. —BF

Al-Jazeera:

The killings have sparked anger among the Egyptian public, especially after Ehud Barak, the Israeli defence minister, said Thursday’s attacks in southern Israel reflect “the weakening of Egypt’s hold in the Sinai and the broadening of activities by terror elements”.

Khaled Fouda, the Sinai governor, refuted Barak’s statements saying that Egypt has “increased security patrolling and checkpoints in Sinai”.

Dozens of Egyptians demonstrated outside the Israeli embassy in Cairo on Friday, burning the Israeli flag and chanting, “Close the embassy! Expel the ambassador!”

Sami Enan, the Egyptian military chief of staff, visited Sinai on Friday to look into the deaths and speak to troops.

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Arabian Sinbad's avatar

By Arabian Sinbad, August 20, 2011 at 11:12 am Link to this comment

Whoever in Egypt demanded that Israel investigates police deaths must be the most stupid person on earth!

Israel investigation its own crimes sounds a suggestion from some one on drugs!!!

Further, what needs to be seriously investigated is the Zionist connection to the Nordic terrorist Anders Behring Breivik, who admittedly called in his Manifesto to “fight together with Israel, with our Zionist brothers against all anti-Zionists.”
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“So let us fight together with Israel, with our Zionist brothers against all anti-Zionists….”
—Manifesto of Anders Behring Breivik
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“War-making story lines tend to lose their steam. Sustained warfare requires more than just a plausible Evil Doer. A credible narrative is also essential. To remind us who to hate, who better than a murderous Nordic Muslim-hater?
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To read the rest of the story about the Zionist connection to the Nordic terrorist, Andres Breivick, go to http://www.sabbahreport and read “Carnage in Norway- Refreshing the Zionist Narrative” by Jeff Gates.

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By EmileZ, August 20, 2011 at 7:49 am Link to this comment

Kudos to Truthdig for posting Al-Jazeera articles.

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By Steve E, August 19, 2011 at 10:47 pm Link to this comment

We don’t need no stinken badges.

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By PatrickHenry, August 19, 2011 at 3:02 pm Link to this comment

Egypt better ask the Turks about Israeli investigative technique before they accept any excuse.

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By diamond, August 19, 2011 at 1:38 pm Link to this comment

Oh dear. It wouldn’t be a false flag operation would it? Because we know Israel never, ever, ever does those. That’s why Mossad has all those false passports it manufactures in its own passport factory. Israel doesn’t want Arab countries to be democratic and why would it? Not having a democracy itself it certainly doesn’t want anyone else in the neighborhood to have one. Especially people it’s demonized for decades as blood spattered fiends.

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