Speaker at al-Aqsa urges annihilation of America (Video)

In spontaneous sermon caught on video, Ali Abu Ahmad castigates ‘vile’ Jews, hails Islamic State ‘mujahideen’

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Gunmen kill 6 Egyptian troops near Ismailia

Incident comes hours after clashes between Morsi supporters and detractors kill 53 on Yom Kippur War anniversary.

Egyptian army helicopters fly over Tahrir Square in Cairo to celebrate anniversary of Yom Kippur War

(jpost.com) CAIRO, Oct 7- Suspected militants killed six Egyptian soldiers near the Suez Canal and fired a rocket-propelled grenade at a state satellite station in Cairo on Monday, suggesting an Islamist insurgency was picking up pace three months after an army takeover.

Dozens of supporters of deposed President Mohamed Morsi of the Muslim Brotherhood were killed on Sunday in clashes with his opponents and security forces.

The death toll from the violence across the country rose to 53, state media said, with 271 people wounded in one of the bloodiest days since the military deposed Islamist President Mohamed Morsi in July.

Further confrontations may shake Egypt this week, with Morsi’s supporters calling protests for Tuesday and Friday.

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Deadly fuel-hike protests continue in Sudan

Anti-government protests erupt in Sudan


Sudanese security forces have opened fire on demonstrators, with at least four people reported to have died, as thousands marched through the streets of the capital in continuing protests over fuel price hikes.

About 3,000 people, angered by a police crackdown on previous protests, also demonstrated after Friday prayers in Khartoum’s twin city Omdurman, across the Nile, shouting “Freedom! Freedom!” and “The people want the fall of the regime!”. Clashes also took place in the city of Wad Medani.

Police on Saturday confirmed that four civilians had been killed, but blamed the deaths on “unknown shooters”. At least 700 people involved in Friday’s demonstrations were arrested.

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