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What a Difference Two Days Make…

24 Jun

Saturdays News!

The secretary of state, John Kerry, said the US has released US$572m in previously frozen funds to the Egyptian government.

He made the announcement during his first visit to Cairo since the election of the new president, Abdel Fattah el Sisi. The decision to freeze the funds was taken in the wake of the ousting of Egypt’s Muslim Brotherhood-aligned president, Mohammed Morsi, last year, but it appears that the US is now willing to accept the democratic credentials of Mr Sisi and the ongoing political transition.
Mondays News!

 The future of three al-jazeera journalists jailed in Egypt looks bleaker after Egypt’s strongman president, Abdel Fattah el Sisi, refused a pardon, ignoring pleas from Barrack Obama to release them and other political prisoners.

Yeah, the check was this big thanks, now fuck off!

Yeah, the cheque was this big thanks, now fuck off!

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