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Obama tells CNN key decisions nearing on Syria, Egypt
www.cnn.com-August 23, 2013
The time is nearing for a potentially definitive U.S. response to alleged Syrian government atrocities and an increasingly violent military crackdown in Egypt, President Barack Obama said in an exclusive interview broadcast Friday on CNN's "New Day."
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Egypt security deploys as Morsi supporters rally
www.ap.com-August 23, 2013
Hundreds of supporters of Mohammed Morsi took to the streets Friday, holding scattered rallies across the city in a test of whether the ousted Egyptian president's allies can keep up the pressure on the government despite the arrest of much of their senior leadership.
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Ravaged churches reveal sectarian split feeding Egypt’s violence
www.washingtonpost.com-August 21, 2013
The fire burned all night long. It was only after desperate town residents borrowed the keys to a firetruck that they were able to quell the blaze. By then, the evangelical church was all but destroyed.
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Claim of Egypt aid cut-off fuels confusion over Obama policy
www.foxnews.com-August 20, 2013
Adding to the confusion over its Egypt policy, the Obama administration reportedly has decided to suspend aid to the military-backed government on a temporary basis -- despite avoiding taking a public position on the matter.
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White House: Aid to Egypt evaluated on a daily basis
www.usatoday.com-August 20, 2013
White House officials said Tuesday they are evaluating aid to Egypt on a day-by-day basis, as the Egyptian military government continued a swelling crackdown on the group that previously ran the nation.
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Backing Egypt’s generals, Saudi Arabia promises financial support
www.washingtonpost.com-August 20, 2013
Saudi Arabia is emerging at the forefront of a forceful effort by Persian Gulf monarchies to back Egypt’s new military leaders, exacerbating a fierce struggle for influence in the chaotic and increasingly leaderless Arab world and putting the Saudis at odds with the United States, a long-standing ally.
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Senator: Obama Administration Secretly Suspended Military Aid to Egypt
www.thedailybeast.com-August 20, 2013
The White House has quietly placed military aid to Egypt on hold, despite not saying publicly whether the Egyptian military takeover was a coup, Josh Rogin reports exclusively.
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Egypt arrests Muslim Brotherhood leader
www.la.times.com-August 20, 2013
Egyptian authorities early Tuesday arrested the leader of the Muslim Brotherhood, another demoralizing blow to the Islamist organization amid a crackdown by the military to silence dissent and build support for its control of the nation.
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Leaving Military Aid Intact, U.S. Takes Steps to Halt Economic Help to Egypt
www.nytimes.com-August 19, 2013
The Obama administration has taken preliminary steps to withhold financial aid to the Egyptian government, officials said on Sunday, though it is curtailing economic assistance, not the much larger military aid on which Egypt’s generals depend.
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Obama: Violence In Egypt "Needs To Stop"
www.realclearpolitics.com-August 16, 2013
President Obama, who is on vacation with his family in Martha's Vineyard, condemned the army's violent crackdown on supporters of ousted president Mohammed Morsi. (AUDIO ONLY)
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