US media is reporting that the Egyptian Muslim Brotherhood has called for a rebellion against Egypt’s President following a government raid in which nine if its members were killed. According to a Newsweek report:
July 1 ‘Come out in rebellion and in defense of your country, yourselves and your children. Destroy the citadels of his oppression and tyranny and reclaim Egypt once more,’ the Brotherhood said in a statement to the AP. ‘[The deaths of the leaders were] a turning point that will have its own repercussions… el-Sissi is initiating a new phase during which it will not be possible to control the anger of the oppressed sectors who will not accept to be killed in their own houses and in the middle of their families.’
The Egyptian government said the leaders killed were planning a terrorist act. The raid found weapons, cash, documents and computer memory cards. The terrorist attack the group was plotting targeted the nation’s army, police department, judicial system and members of the media.”
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