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Sunday, January 30, 2011

Breaking: Egypt closing down al-Jazeera offices

Israel Radio reported on its 11:00 am news on Sunday that the Egyptian information ministry has ordered al-Jazeera's Egyptian operation shut down. Apparently, they didn't like what al-Jazeera was broadcasting.

Israel Radio also reports that the Egyptian army has increased forces in Northern Sinai and along the Philadelphi Corridor border between Egypt and Gaza. The Rafah border crossing between the two is closed until further notice. I assume that the smuggling tunnels are still operating although if it's raining as much there as it is here, I wouldn't want to be in the tunnels today.

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1 Comments:

At 5:02 PM, Blogger The Caped Crusader said...

This is all connected to Palileaks and Iran. Please see my latest blog post.

 

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