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Mon Dec 10, 2012, 06:33 PM

Highlights from Egypt, Dec 10 2012 (Part 2) Tahrir Under Attack. Gunshots Molotovs thrown in tents

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Nada Wassef ‏@Nadawassef

Apparently #Tahrir is under attack,tweeps reporting molotov&gunshots used in attack,assailants unknown. #Egypt 1:18 am


Mostafa Hussein ‏@moftasa

BREAKING: Attack by unknown assailants on the sit-in in #Tahrir square. People reporting gun fire and molotovs being thrown on tents.


Evan Hill ‏@evanchill

.@shorouk_news reports "more than 20 thugs" attacking the Tahrir sit-in, using shotguns.


Egyptocracy ‏@Egyptocracy

1.17am EET: Gunshots in #Tahrir. Protesters running around to secure entrances. #Egypt screenshot from OnTV: pic.twitter.com/wJSPcdza




Worthwhile to note that Facebook went down in Egypt 10 minutes before this attack took place. Just noting that for the record.

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Reply Highlights from Egypt, Dec 10 2012 (Part 2) Tahrir Under Attack. Gunshots Molotovs thrown in tents (Original post)
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Response to Catherina (Original post)

Mon Dec 10, 2012, 06:36 PM

1. Breaking: 7 Injured in an attack on Tahrir Square with molotves, bird guns, and rocks. n/t

Ahmed Ateyya ‏@Ateyya

Breaking: 7 Injured in an attack on Tahrir Square with molotves, bird guns, and rocks.

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Response to Catherina (Original post)

Mon Dec 10, 2012, 06:38 PM

2. 30-40 unknown assailants attacked from the museum side. Protesters chased them away.

Mostafa Hussein ‏@moftasa

Ahmed Douma: 30-40 unknown assailants attacked from the museum side, they fired shotguns but were able to chase them away by throwing stones



Mostafa Sheshtawy ‏@msheshtawy

#Tahrir was attacked by 30-40 people, unknown who they are, from the Museum trying to get in the square. Protesters chased them away.

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Response to Catherina (Original post)

Mon Dec 10, 2012, 06:39 PM

3. Five injured in #Tahrir incident just now, live gunfire, shot in face and chest. n/t

Iyad El-Baghdadi ‏@iyad_elbaghdadi

BREAKING: Five injured in #Tahrir incident just now, live gunfire, shot in face and chest. #Egypt

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Response to Catherina (Original post)

Mon Dec 10, 2012, 06:40 PM

4. Kamal Abo Eita: shots in the eye, chest n/t

Mohamed Tosson ‏@mwtosson

Kamal Abo Eita: shots in the eye,chest #tahrir #egypt

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Response to Catherina (Original post)

Mon Dec 10, 2012, 06:42 PM

5. Gunfire coming from Kasrelnile and Simone Boulivard n/t

Mohamed Tosson ‏@mwtosson

Gunfire coming from Kasrelnile and Simone Boulivard #tahrir #egypt

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Response to Catherina (Original post)

Mon Dec 10, 2012, 06:44 PM

6. Gunfire is from three sides According to ONTVLive

Mostafa Sheshtawy ‏@msheshtawy

Gunfire is from three sides According to ONTVLive : Abdel Monem Riad, Qasr El Nile, Omar Makram's in #Tahrir

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Response to Catherina (Original post)

Mon Dec 10, 2012, 06:45 PM

7. 12s of unidentified men storm Tahrir sit-in firing guns/throwing Molotov from 3 different entrances

Mohamed Fadel Fahmy ‏@Repent11

Witnesses: " Dozens of unidentified men storm Tahrir Square sit-in firing guns/throwing Molotov from 3 different entrances." #ONTV Injuries

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Response to Catherina (Original post)

Mon Dec 10, 2012, 06:47 PM

8. gunfire has been going on for 20 minutes now. #Tahrir

Mostafa Sheshtawy ‏@msheshtawy

Reports on ONTVLive that gunfire has been going on for 20 minutes now. #Tahrir from the three sides mentioned earlier.

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Response to Catherina (Original post)

Mon Dec 10, 2012, 06:49 PM

9. no Ambulances or security in #Tahrir, injuries reports are a bit confusing. 4 or 5 injured in FH

Mostafa Sheshtawy ‏@msheshtawy

There are no Ambulances or security in #Tahrir, injuries reports are a bit confusing. 4 or 5 injured in the field hospital! eyewitness.



Mohamed Fadel Fahmy ‏@Repent11

Witnesses: "Unidentified men fire guns/Molotov toward Tahrir Square sitin from 3 entrances for 20 minutes. Critical injuries" No medic #ONTV

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Response to Catherina (Original post)

Mon Dec 10, 2012, 06:52 PM

10. Politician E Sultan on TV earlier saying people in #Tahrir have guns, weapons. incited ppl to attack

Mostafa Sheshtawy ‏@msheshtawy

Politician Essam Sultan was on TV earlier saying people in #Tahrir have guns and weapons. Clearly incited people to attack them.

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Response to Catherina (Original post)

Mon Dec 10, 2012, 06:54 PM

11. Tahrir is calm right now (no attacks ongoing), tense environment due to occasional unknown distant

Mai E. ‏@MaiE_89

Although Tahrir is calm right now (no attacks ongoing), there is a tense environment due to occasional unknown distant gunshots. (ONTV)


Jeanne Strole ‏@Jeanne201

"@Mai_AbdelKader: Gunshots heard every 5 minutes almost from #AbdelMoneimRiad, #KasrElNil, & #SimoneBoulevard. #Tahrir #Egypt"

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Response to Catherina (Original post)

Mon Dec 10, 2012, 06:57 PM

12. ONTV reports 9 injured by pellet fire on #Tahrir Attackers escaped

sense&sensibility ‏@Cairo67Unedited

**BREAKING** Mohammed el Hadad #ONTV reports 9 injured by pellet fire on #Tahrir #Cairo . Those who fired escaped #Egypt



Witchy ‏@nagoul1

Please share >> #DOCTORS are badly needed in #Tahrir now. #Egypt

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Response to Catherina (Original post)

Mon Dec 10, 2012, 06:58 PM

13. assailants unknown, huh?

let me guess, carrot top? delta burke and the rest of the cast of designing women?

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Response to arely staircase (Reply #13)

Mon Dec 10, 2012, 07:08 PM

15. Round up...

...the usual suspects.

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Response to Catherina (Original post)

Mon Dec 10, 2012, 07:05 PM

14. renewed attack on tahrir sit-in in #Egypt, assault with shotguns right now. Eye injuries

Dimo ‏@gvsopic

renewed attack on tahrir sit-in in #Egypt, assault with shotguns right now


Witchy ‏@nagoul1

Eye injuries reported so specialists would be most appreciated. #Tahrir #Egypt

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Response to Catherina (Original post)

Mon Dec 10, 2012, 07:08 PM

16. Internet connection and mobile network is facing problems in #Alexandria as well #Tahrir n/t

Fareeda Mohamed ‏@FareedaMohamed

Internet connection and mobile network is facing problems in #Alexandria as well #Tahrir #Egypt #Morsi

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Response to Catherina (Original post)

Mon Dec 10, 2012, 07:16 PM

17. Tahrir is calm and doing ok/ 9 injures, most of them by rubber bullets

Mostafa Sheshtawy ‏@msheshtawy

ONTVLive : Ambulances arrived in #Tahrir , there are 9 injures, most of them by rubber bullets (pellets)



Sara سارة ‏@SazzleUk

How can anybody claim to be a man of God then attack ppl sleeping, with a shotgun? This isn't God's will, it's a a sick man's will! #Tahrir


Cherif Barakat ‏@cmbaraka

Tahrir is calm and doing ok.

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Response to Catherina (Original post)

Mon Dec 10, 2012, 07:51 PM

18. When u have an Al-Qaida leader asking u to do something, Shouldn't u realize how fucked up u are?

Elazul ‏@Elazul

When you have an Al-Qaida leader asking you to do something, Shouldn't you realize how fucked up you are? http://www.egyptindependent.com/news/al-qaeda-leader-calls-abu-ismail-reignite-revolution … #Hazem #Egypt



Al-Qaeda leader calls on Abu Ismail to reignite the revolution
Al-Masry Al-Youm
Mon, 10/12/2012 - 21:30

Al-Qaeda leader Ayman al-Zawahiri posted a YouTube video on Monday urging Salafi leader Hazem Salah Abu Ismail and his supporters to reignite the revolution, which he claimed had been manipulated and aborted by other parties.

Abu Ismail, an ultra-conservative who preaches a strict interpretation of Islam, emerged in early 2012 as one of the frontrunners for the first presidential vote since the fall of former President Hosni Mubarak. The electoral commission barred him from running because his late mother allegedly had a US passport.

“You must meet the request of the Egyptian people for Sharia rule in order to attain dignity and pride,” Zawahiri said in his video. “The corrupt powers in Egypt must be forced to bow to the demands of the people through popular revolution, preaching and inciting action.”

“The revolution must continue, and the Muslim community must make sacrifices until you retrieve Egypt's glory and cleanse it of the corrupt powers that still control it with foreign support,” he added.

http://www.egyptindependent.com/news/al-qaeda-leader-calls-abu-ismail-reignite-revolution

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Response to Catherina (Original post)

Mon Dec 10, 2012, 07:51 PM

19. MB group buys 35k tons of rice, 30k tons sugar,1k ton tea &30k tons of pasta for distribution...

marlyn ‏@virtualactivism

Ikhwan's AlNas channel 25 bought 35k tons of rice, 30k tons sugar,1k ton tea &30k tons of pasta for distribution. #free_food&fair_elections



marlyn ‏@virtualactivism

Just a correction: in my tweet I said AlNas channel 25 - it really is just alNas. Apologies.

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Response to Catherina (Original post)

Mon Dec 10, 2012, 07:54 PM

20. Security forces failed to catch a single attacker in Tahrir

Witchy ‏@nagoul1

All quiet in #Tahrir now. A group of 30-40 people in civilian clothes attacked the protesters. Security forces failed to catch a single 1.



Deja Vu all over again.

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Response to Catherina (Original post)

Mon Dec 10, 2012, 07:55 PM

21. More judges announce they will not oversee referendum. ( #Sohag )

marlyn ‏@virtualactivism

#Sohag judges announce they will not oversee #referendum.

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Response to Catherina (Original post)

Mon Dec 10, 2012, 08:24 PM

22. Media Production Village stormed by MB followers and & they allegedly reached some studios n/t

marlyn ‏@virtualactivism

Media Production Village stormed by AbuIsmail followers & they allegedly reached some studios

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Response to Catherina (Original post)

Mon Dec 10, 2012, 08:49 PM

23. Al Zawahiri, Al Qaeda chief announcing message of support to MB in Egypt is a dangerous development

Mohamed Fadel Fahmy ‏@Repent11

Ayman Al Zawahiri, Al Qaeda chief announcing a message of support to Hazem Abu Ismeal in Egypt tonight is a dangerous development! #fail

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Mon Dec 10, 2012, 08:50 PM

24. referendum committee announces that those who boycott will be fined 500LE

Mohamed Fadel Fahmy ‏@Repent11

Once again referendum committee announces that those who boycott will be fined 500LE. Continued insult to citizens who are fed up! Haram!

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Response to Catherina (Original post)

Mon Dec 10, 2012, 08:55 PM

25. More commotion on #Tahrir ppl running towards #abdelmoneimriyad Sq. lots of warning whistles

#OpEgypt ‏@OperationEgypt

More commotion on #Tahrir ppl running towards #abdelmoneimriyad Sq. lots of warning whistles 3.45 pic.twitter.com/2QxXv2YH v @kikhote #OpEgypt


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Response to Catherina (Reply #25)

Mon Dec 10, 2012, 08:57 PM

26. Livestream here:

Princess Luna (Real) ‏@Princessluna11

@OperationEgypt @kikhote I have it live here http://www.livestream.com/worldwidespeakout?t=169592


Note: www.livestream.com/ontveg has a more animated stream

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Response to Catherina (Original post)

Mon Dec 10, 2012, 09:02 PM

27. Zawahiri tells Salafis 2 "present victims & sacrifices for sake of Sharia" via video

marlyn ‏@virtualactivism

#M&^%^ffer AlQaeda's Zawahiri tells Salafi AbuIsmail 2 "present victims & sacrifices for sake of Sharia" via video


marlyn ‏@virtualactivism

Don't even know if I want to post that video!!!! dang it!! anyone wants to see the effing video?



I think this is the video, there were a few Arabic tweets in between and then she posted this:

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Response to Catherina (Original post)

Mon Dec 10, 2012, 09:07 PM

28. bombs and gun shootings from #tahrir and people shouting

Mohammed Al-Saud ‏@MhdAlsaud

bombs and gun shootings from #tahrir and people shouting #egypt #tahrirsqaure

the sounds are happening now, am 300 m away from the square #tahrir #egypt

from my hotel I can hear loud shouting from people and bombing #tharir #egypt

@kikhote not calm at all.. bombs and gun shooting and people are shouting.. am 300 m away from it

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Response to Catherina (Original post)

Mon Dec 10, 2012, 09:15 PM

29. Nile News poll 81% of the citizens to vote no to the constitution n/t

Mohamed Abdallah ‏@MohamedHalima85

#Egypt Nile News poll 81% of the citizens to vote no to the constitution

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Response to Catherina (Original post)

Tue Dec 11, 2012, 12:24 PM

30. Continuing on to next thread

Highlights from Egypt, Dec 11 2012 / Huge Protest. IMF Loan. Selling Egypt: http://www.democraticunderground.com/10021960980

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