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October 9, 2013

Another Problem from Hell? Adelson and Wiesel laud Rwanda’s Kagame

Billionaire right-wing donor Sheldon Adelson and Elie Wiesel celebrate Rwandan strongman at TV rabbi’s genocide panel

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A run-down of terrorism in Egypt

October 08, 2013/

Nour Youssef has been trying to compile a comprehensive list of terrorist attacks reported in the Egyptian press. The problem, as she notes, is that “they keep publishing the same story under different titles, sometimes lumping a couple incidents together, throwing in an update (without saying it is an update), picking up a detail and sensationalizing it — or all of the above. The result is a flood of bad news that overwhelms readers.” After the jump, our list of reported attacks, in rough chronological order — and some jihadist videos set to really annoying music.

Sinai:

  • In Arish, masked men fired at the State Radio’s building and a bomb caused serious damage to a mosque in al-Masoura Square. Aug. 22
  • On the 26th of August, there was 9 failed terrorist attacks in one day. They arrested suspects, half of them were by Palestinians.

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