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Egypt Rebirth

Muslim Brotherhood historically works using a strategy of slowly but surely accumulating small gains of political power and digesting it fast




Saeb Shaath


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 Press TV Interview with Saeb Shaath, author and Middle East expert.

Mohammed Morsi is the first Islamist and the first civilian to become the president of Egypt in many years, a job held for nearly three decades by Hosni Mubarak who was ousted by an uprising last year. This edition of News Analysis looks at whether Morsi is president for the people, or just a president with limited powers due to the ruling generals’ grip on his rule.


 Excerpts from Saeb Shaath:


The symbolic oath was Morsi’s way to….

1: neutralize a political problem. Since the president traditionally takes the oath of office before parliament, but the parliament was technically dissolved by a high court ruling.

2: SCAF shifted the venue of taking the oath to the supreme constitutional court

3: to reassure the revolutionaries, that he is in their camp and still belongs to them and his mandate came from the revolution. He sent a strong message to SCAF saying that the revolution is continuing until they surrender all power…..

I believe Morsi’s speech was an acceptance of Egypt judicial system ‘’which dissolved the Muslim brotherhood dominated parliament’’, and  a total rejection of SCAF’s limitations on his powers …whether he and his supporters going to fight SCAF on that or accept severe limitations to his powers which stated in amendments referred to as a “constitutional annex, which sharply limited the authority of the president…..

 SCAF generals using the new amendments –constitutional annex—hold more powers legislative and budgetary power, meanwhile general Tantaway is going to be the defence minister and  chief commander of the armed forces …

The revolutionaries and Muslim brotherhood consider the decision to sack the legislature was unconstitutional and rejected the constitutional annex….

Both parties SCAF and the Muslim brotherhood movement do not want an Algerian scenario repeated in Egypt MB and the army worked on avoiding such a result.

President-elect said there is no room for a dependency to any foreign power, and that Egypt can defend itself against any one, he means the USA and Israel in that statement…Egypt shall not compromise on its National security with its African, Arabic or Islamic Dimensions….

Muslim Brotherhood movement has said the protesters will remain in Tahrir Square until they get what they want ….

1. To rid him off the rules limiting the president’s authority .

 2. Reinstating the technically dissolved and Brotherhood-dominated parliament.

President-elect Morsi seems to have little power with which to fulfil the people expectations…

I see Muslim Brotherhood historically works using a strategy of slowly but surely accumulating small gains of political power and digesting it fast.’….

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UN ends the arms embargo on Iran ‎

UN ends the arms embargo on Iran ‎


UN Security Council’s arms restrictions against Tehran have all been terminated in defiance of the United States’ >

An end to the arms embargo on Iran has proved that the United States, despite its ceaseless bid to extend the sanctions, has become very isolated in its hostile policy toward Iran.

As of today [October 18, 2020], all restrictions on the transfer of arms, related activities and financial services to and from the Islamic Republic of Iran, and all prohibitions regarding the entry into or transit through territories of the United Nations Member States previously imposed on a number of Iranian citizens and military officials, are all automatically terminated,” a statement by the Iranian Foreign Ministry said.

To discuss the matter Press TV interviewed, Saeb Shaath , Author & Middle East Affairs Expert and James Tweedie, Journalist and Commentator on International Affairs.

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The US’s theft of the Syrian crude oil

Shaath: The American company Delta Crescent Energy LLC, ‎made a deal with the Kurdish forces S.D.F . Now both the US forces and their stooges the S.D.F ‎are looting the Syrian crude oil in all Hasakeh ‎province.


This edition of the Debate is about the US’s theft of the Syrian crude oil. The Trump administration has contradicted its own statement by smuggling Syrian oil into Iraq.

Syrian President Bashar al Assad has told Russia’s Sputnik news agency that the presence of American and Turkish forces on Syrian soil amounts to occupation and must come to an end. President Assad also censured the West for creating and supporting terrorist groups like Daish. Assad urged the international community to pile pressure on Western forces to leave Syria.

Shaath: The American company Delta Crescent Energy LLC, ‎made a deal with the Kurdish forces S.D.F . Now both the US forces and their stooges the S.D.F ‎are looting the Syrian crude oil in all Hasakeh ‎province.

Shaath confirmed that : The American company involved in the northeast ‎Syria deal has received an exemption from the U.S. ‎Treasury Department’s Office of Foreign Assets ‎Control to operate in Syria. That means no ‎sanctions and the company got a White house ‎approval ‎.

Shaath : Since Trump declared that he is intending on ‎pulling forces out of Syria…but after the partial U.S. ‎troop withdrawal from northeast Syria in October ‎‎2019, Trump said he is keeping some forces there “to ‎secure the oil.”‎

Shaath : The Kurdish S.D.F ‎militants are assisting the US in looting the ‎Syrian oil, at some stage the US will be forced to ‎pull totally out of Syria.‎ When the U.S. pulls out of Syria, as I believe soon it ‎will be under way, The US will abandon its Kurdish S.D.F ‎militants in Northeast Syria.‎

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UAE stabbed Palestine in back by normalising with Zionist entity ‘Israel’

Abbas :You cannot take our place…Palestine speaks in its own name. She is who will say ‘yes’ or ‘no’


on Tuesday, the Palestinian leadership held a meeting in West bank city of Ramallah, which was also attended by representatives of different Palestinian factions, including Islamic Jihad and Hamas.

Abbas condemned the UAE’s decision to normalise ties with Zionist entity”Israel”, saying it was a “stab in the back of the Palestinian people.”

Abbas accused the UAE of turning its back on Palestinians while trying to justify the deal with Zionist entity “Israel” by arguing it helped stop West bank annexations.

“They added the term annexation and attempted to give the others and the world the illusion that the UAE had come up with a great achievement for us and that is the rejection of annexation, as if the Palestinian issue is only about annexation while they disregard everything else: the rights of the Palestinian people, the Palestinian state, the two-state vision, holy Jerusalem [al-Quds]….This is deception, and this is totally unacceptable. We consider it a stab in the back of the Palestinian cause,” he emphasised.

Abbas also stressed that only the Palestinians have the right to speak on the Palestine issue. 

“You cannot can take our place…Palestine speaks in its own name. She is who will say ‘yes’ or ‘no’. You [are] not responsible for the Palestinian cause, we alone, the Palestinians here, will speak on behalf of the Palestinian cause,” he said.

Palestinians ‘united against conspiracy’

Additionally, Abbas hailed the presence of representative from different Palestinian factions at Tuesday’s meeting as a show of unity.

“I welcome our brothers in Hamas, Jihad, General Command and Al-Saiqa who are here today. This indicates that the Palestinian people are united against the conspiracy, regardless of the differences between us, but in adversity we stand together and have on position against anyone who wants to attack our cause,” he said.

Abbas reminded the Arab countries that based on the 2002 Arab Peace Initiative any normalisation with Zionist entity “Israel” should come after an agreement is reached between the Palestinians and Tel Aviv, and not the other way around.

“Some countries have begun moving, both openly and in secret…this is rejected, and we the Palestinians will continue to absolutely reject this, no matter which country does this. You must respect the decisions on which you have signed off,” he said.

On Tuesday, “Israeli” media cited Sudanese foreign ministry spokesman as announcing an “impending” normalisation agreement with Tel Aviv. Sudan’s acting foreign minister, however, denied knowledge of such talks with Zionist entity “Israel”.

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