Egyptian protesters mark second anniversary of revolution

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Tens of thousands of demonstrators took to the streets across Egypt on Friday (January 25th), the second anniversary of the revolution, to protest against President Mohamed Morsi, AFP reported.

The protestors accused the president of failing to work for the goals of the revolution that ousted Mubarak and of consolidating power in the hands of the Muslim Brotherhood.

Police fired tear gas at protesters in Alexandria, where clashes erupted in two neighbourhoods between police and protesters who burned tires.

Clashes also broke out in Suez after protesters tried to storm the governorate headquarters before being pushed back by police firing tear gas, witnesses said.

In Cairo, army and police forces were deployed to protect the information ministry which also houses state television and radio, after protesters briefly blocked traffic outside the building, witnesses said.

The Muslim Brotherhood did not officially call its own rallies, instead marking the second anniversary by launching a charitable and social initiative dubbed "Together we will build Egypt."

Morsi urged Egyptians to spend the anniversary in a "peaceful and civilised way," in a Thursday speech marking the Prophet Mohammed's birthday.

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    صابر حسن

    2013-2-18

    Mubarak is the cause. Because of him, many young men lost their religion, their principles, their values, their ethics and their morals. May God take revenge on you who pretend to be revolutionaries! No and thousand times no; you'll never be revolutionaries, you are a hired misguided group, and you forgot God, so God made you forget yourselves. How can you call yourselves revolutionaries, and at the same time you ruin, burn and disrupt people's interests! When one of you dies, you need to ask God for Mercy, not for destruction, ruining and burning! It is not your fault; it is the fault of the one who allows you to play as thugs and disrupt business; and when you disrupt business, do you think you have taken revenge for your deceased? Conversely, people will curse you and your parents, who could not raise you right. You are unaware, lost youth; you are unemployed and hired youth.

  • ابو مازن الا سكندرانى

    2013-2-16

    Mursi is a loser, he could not lead a big country like Egypt, and his abilities may qualify him to run a charitable association. The Muslim Brothers nominated him and we do not blame him but we blame ourselves for following them like sheep. We thought with our hearts not our minds. The result is a destroyed economy, unemployment, and garbage in the streets. The sewer suffers from leakages and I appeal to the Arab Spring States not to be deceived by the Muslim Brothers like the Egyptians. Where is the renaissance with which they promised us? They are liars.

  • فتحى عثمان قطايه من مصر

    2013-2-3

    I swear you are true. May Allah have mercy upon you.

  • عبد العزيز مساعد

    2013-1-31

    A lot of my friends blamed me for going to the square, but I waited for this visit for a long time, from the beginning of the incidents. I entered the square from Gropies, and I found some boys and men on a stage insulting the guide and the Muslim Brotherhood, calling for the martyrs’ rights and singing the national anthem. A few meters from this stage, there was a totally burned armored vehicle, and some men from the black bloc, some of whom were veiled and some not veiled, were standing on it. Of course, this is considered great heroism. Between the stage and the vehicle we could find groups of people cheering the guide, some discussions, happiness somewhere and some people who were sad about this stage. I went towards Omar Makram mosque. There were some vendors selling common goods, like a black mask for ten pounds, and others were selling it for five pounds only, in addition to the things needed for the attack and retreat, such as glasses and muzzles.

  • ليلى نافع

    2013-1-31

    Supporting the destruction and devastation in Egypt is more than enough. The protest marches to Al Tahrir Square are enough. By the way, Al Tahrir Square ended with the end of the January 25th revolution, which had young people who cared for the future of the country, not like those now, who are supporting the riot. The riots have occurred at the wrong place. Destruction and devastation should be theirs, not ours. God will be sufficient for us, and He is the best Guardian.

  • احمد برغش

    2013-1-31

    After the actions of the Abu Esmael group and the continuous threats from the Muslim Brotherhood, the Islamic group and some of the ancestral groups, we expected a similar reaction. No one likes violence, but violence results in violence, so the Muslim Brotherhood should return to their right minds and forget about their benefits and personal aims to accept the principle of participation according to proficiency. They should pay attention to the people’s demands and give Mursi a chance to be a real leader of Egypt, for the sake of its people.

  • وعد عبد الوهاب

    2013-1-31

    Although I know that Morsi is being targeted by some parties inside and outside Egypt to spoil everything for him, so that he will be an unsuccessful president, Morsi is responsible for what is happening in Egypt, because he is making decisions that are not agreed upon. Their purpose is to support the group, so it will have authority. I don’t know what kind of democracy it is that allows someone from the Islamic group to be the president for another thirty years. When Morsi talks, his speech is far off from the country and the revolution, and he sticks to the elections and legitimacy. This is not enough unless he allows everybody to participate in the decision-making and create consistency in managing the country. However, this didn’t happen, as he failed in the discussion, and also in selecting the prime minister, because the government is inactive. So, Morsi paved the way for his enemies to cooperate and benefit from the remembrance of the revolution to create fights, burn sites, and destroy and carry out violent attacks that ended with deaths and injuries. He is well aware that there are no solutions to stop these things, because of the difficulty of killing or arresting the demonstrators. He was supposed to do everything to prevent this, so the political future for Morsi has become defeated because of his useless decisions, and it is clear from the beginning that they will be rejected. Morsi has only one solution left; any other step won’t succeed. He has to dissolve the government and form a national emergency government that includes all the political powers, to frame the future of the country, to agree on all the decisions, and to solve all the problems. Morsi should know that if the situation stays the way it is, the country will fail economically and militarily.

  • أنور مراد

    2013-1-31

    Frankly, I wished that it would be a real celebration. I wished there would be an agreement between the people, President Morsi and the police all together. I wished we would go to the square together and that we would find the language of love, work and celebration with the fantastic work we did two years ago, the glorious revolution. Unfortunately, the situation is moving against the current and the revolution has gone back to its previous condition. We have all gone back to zero. The people turned against the police and the police turned against the people. Unfortunately, the President is removed from all that. Maybe this was organized by the leaders of the police. The President has become a new Mubarak. There is great chaos in the streets of Egypt again. It’s the true image of deception. Whoever dreamed of freedom now wants to get rid of the new Mubarak, who wears the dress of Islam and who said that he has the power to make things happen or to keep them from happening. Perhaps his silence would have been better for us and for him. I wished he hadn’t made it to the presidency and that the election had just been between other classes. We really found a different shape of this kind Egyptian society. He showed his true colors and he just wants prosperity for his party only, and he has no solutions for those poor people. He changed us from just having some problems to having a life full of problems. The people are poor and cannot bear any more things.

  • كرم جابر

    2013-1-30

    A second statement of the rebels of Egypt, the protesters in Tahrir Square and the other squares: We are the revolutionaries of Egypt in Tahrir Square. We are calling on the Egyptian people and all the youth of the revolution to join us tomorrow in the second wave of the Revolution of January 25, 2013 to ensure the continuation of the revolution. We promise the people of Egypt that we will amaze the whole world in completing our revolution to overthrow the rule of the criminal Muslim Brotherhood: We swear by God, that we had formed revolutionary cells whose first mission is to preserve Egypt from any sabotage and to save Egypt of the Brotherhood criminals. We also swear by God that the Egyptian revolutionaries have formed secret forces whose movements are fast and sudden... The revolution is protected by its revolutionaries. We pledge allegiance to God, the homeland and the Revolutionary legitimacy.

  • شادي قصي

    2013-1-30

    Those who incited citizens to demonstrate violently, sabotage public properties and attack the police are responsible for the killing of the Egyptians and the destruction of Egypt. I think that this applies to the remnants who were seeking such events to kill Egyptians and lay the blame on the first legitimate President elect. By the way, the people of Egypt are very intelligent and they are able to distinguish between the right and the wrong. Egypt will not be governed by the remnants even in the long run. We will not agree to depose the first President elected through free universal will. The minority will never impose their opinion on the majority. We are ready for all possibilities. We are ready to address the enemies of Egypt, namely the remnants seek nothing but to ruin Egypt. “They are planning. And, so do we”.

  • أسامة مشعل

    2013-1-30

    Dear Mr. President Moursi, what is going on is not peaceful demonstrations but chaos, robbery, and destruction. A group of children controlled the country, wounded, and killed policemen, but you still demand the police to exercise self-control. How this is possible? You protect either the souls of those children or the life of the people and the public properties of the people who chose you. Those kids should never be described as revolutionaries because the police will not remain so for a long time without use of force to end this farce. Mr. President, defend your policemen and the army to be able to end the situation. Dear Mr. President, the fragile security situation started reaching all the main districts in all governorates. The thugs exploit that the policemen are preoccupied with the events and intensify their crimes. You have pledged to restore security to the citizens and you must know that we do not feel it. The prices are increasing and your prime minister imposes taxes. Mr. President, please try to feel how your people suffer and do not work for those who seek to destabilize the situation in the country.

  • إيهاب رشاد

    2013-1-30

    The era of the thugs who thrived under the care and supervision of the former regime and committed murder without being held accountable, has ended and the time for punishment has come. Today, the killer will be killed. May God bless this government and Mohamed Morsi.

  • دينا الجيار

    2013-1-30

    Those who offer service to their country and do their job in the best way, spend the night in maintaining the security, or defending homeland borders are the martyrs. However, those who escaped from the prisons to assault the people and serve as bandit or saboteur to destroy the public and private institutions and properties, and who claim to be revolutionaries, are not martyrs. The media needs to fear God in what they're doing and give everyone their right. They should not focus solely on the reaction of the army or the police towards the saboteurs, but they must also focus on the bright images in our society and give hope to the simple citizens. They caused us headaches with their insistence on the fact that they are working to serve the simple citizens and they fear for them, but in fact, what they are doing seeks to destroy the homeland and the citizens.

  • عبد الله العمروسى

    2013-1-29

    The revolutionaries in Tahrir square during the revolution used observe prayers and protect the women. However, on 1/25/2013, no prayer was performed and women were publicly raped and harassed in best cases to the extent that even the main podium advised women to return home to avoid raping. A fundamental difference between order and chaos. who cannot organize a demonstration, how can they rule? Its chaos, destruction, frustration, and sabotage. The goal is to destroy the nation rather than build it. 4. Morsi is not anther Mubarak. Morsi is an elected President, and he is not accused of corruption. He is not a tyrant, but he is a role model in patience or weakness if you want to say! whenever Morsi tries to reform, they said, "This is aggression on the institutions and Ikhwanization of the state". However, he is also attacked if he adopted a gradual and slow approach.

  • جيسى محمد

    2013-1-29

    What is wrong if each Arab state tried to benefit from the experts in their homelands and teach the policemen how to treat the people with respect? Is it necessary to feel that we are slaves of the government? To be clear, extremism in any state is caused by the police because of the brutal way of treatment of the people. Hence, many people contradict the law and live in an extremist way. I see that each state must know how to treat its youth, particularly in this critical age rather than creating a state of the extremists.

  • نور حمدى

    2013-1-29

    Two years into the revolution, many Egyptians feel that they are frustrated because there is no change. The poverty, unemployment, and mistreatment of the police to the citizens as well as killing the protestors, in addition to many of the causes that led to the revolution are still there. The newspaper quoted reports that confirm the lack of any desire or attempt to reform the police despite the fact that the police violations were among the main causes of the eruption of the revolution.

  • سعيد حساسين

    2013-1-29

    The celebrations of the Egyptians with the second memory of January 25 was very Egyptian and instead of honoring the families of the martyrs and granting them awards and compactions from the state, the celebration turned into a new revolution. I see that the Egyptian people are so wrong when they exploited the celebration to be an occasion for more violence and fighting. I am totally convinced that the objectives of the revolution have not been achieved comely until today, despite the death and martyrdom of those Egyptian youth. But, toppling the former president Mubarak was one of the greatest achievements. With regard to the rest, I agree that we still need more efforts and determination to go ahead. Nevertheless, I also see that president Muhammad Moursi must come out to the Tahrir square to celebrate the memory of the 25 January Revolution. The presence of the ruler is very important, because it is a sign that he cares for his people. However, we did not see the president throughout the day and even after the events in Port Said. He appeared only late that night to extend his deep condolences to the people who are fed up with the endless condolences and sadness. We wish to be happy with anything but in every occasion; we suffer human losses because of the manners of some parachuted Egyptians who aim at causing distress among us. Therefore, I demand President Muhammad Moursi to do his best to make the Egyptians happy and we must stop all celebrations because they end with death and blood. The result would be more coffins and Egyptians who are buried in the dust of Egypt.

  • جيكا المصرى

    2013-1-29

    Today, Egypt is being burnt and it is full of bloodshed and murder of the civilians and the soldiers. There is chaos in Suez, near the Suez Canal, which was the cause of the Tripartite Aggression after nationalizing it by Gamal Abd El Nasser. The army, which led the "white" coup against Mubarak, is being targeted directly. This is a message to all those who praise the Egyptian revolution. Only two years after its eruption, the Syrian scenario is looming on the horizon in Egypt!

  • ماجد المحمدى

    2013-1-29

    The songstress Zikra died long time ago, but those who claim that the Egyptian revolution has ended and all that is left from it is the memory and celebration are wrong. The objectives of the revolution have not been achieved and the man whom we elected without conviction but just to avoid the victory of the candidate of the former regime. Nevertheless, it appeared that he is worse because he attempts to seize everything with his group. However, this is impossible and the Egyptian people will not allow it under any condition. We stopped being at the disposal of any president and president himself must be at the disposal of his people rather than his own group, tribe or guide of the state. This is a respectable state not the state of the Guide of the Muslim Brotherhood. Under all conditions, either Moursi responds to all demands of the people or his fate will be similar to that of Mubarak. I see the glad tidings and by the way, I voted for Moursi in the second round because I thought that he was better and righteous. However, I regret for voting for him and trusting the Muslim Brotherhood who buy the people’s votes by giving them sugar and oil and who have no experience in the rule. The stumbling is in everything and we knew their real intentions. I think that they had their chance and we must leave the state to those who like it. I think that all false slogans that we have heard before from the Muslim Brotherhood were neglected and disrespected, especially by the honorary president of Egypt and Muslim Brotherhood Muhammad Moursi. I wished form the bottom of my heart that Egypt would find its suitable president who loves it more than himself and his group.

  • مراد علاء

    2013-1-29

    The remarks and the behavior of the “Salvation (of remnants)Front” leaders such as al-Bardaah, Hamadan, Pharaoh, Abu-Afa and the supporters of the Black Bloc, followers of the church, confirm that. I would tell them beware of the folks of Egypt’s anger. The dogs could not roar and the roaches could kill. Those who raise the banner of “God is great” are invincible. Beware of the Islamists deluge. God willing, they are invincible. God save Egypt and its people from the evil of all enemies at home or abroad, foil their plans, and expose them! O Allah! Let them slip into their own evil plots and rid Egypt of them! Amen.

  • الهام مطر

    2013-1-29

    Those who want to offer services to their country should fulfill their professional duties to the fullest, ensures the security and defend the soil of the homeland. However, those who were released from prisons to beat and assault others are real thugs. The latter are looting citizens and ruining public and private properties. Then, they call themselves revolutionaries. How could such thugs be considered martyrs? Ironically, those who are carrying out their duties are not called martyrs. The media should fear Allah and show more fairness. They should not focus only on the reaction of the army or police to vandals. Indeed, the media should focus on brighter images in our society and give hope to the ordinary citizens. The journalists claim that they are defending the ordinary citizens, but in their own way. They are harming the country as well as the citizens.

  • كمال حسين

    2013-1-29

    The security forces are supposed to intervene when the demonstrations are no longer peaceful. Why are we blaming the security forces for their reaction and turning a blind eye on the perpetrators who burn public facilities? Thus, those who blame the security forces should be accused of instigation and must be prosecuted. The media is hypocritical. They are manipulating facts. They are resorting to continuous slandering and this would burn the country down. Those who think they are safe from the fire are actually wrong it will catch them sooner or later.

  • سليمان الراسى

    2013-1-29

    Let us suppose that Morsi should be deposed and that the military must succeed to power once again. We would hold new elections. Let us suppose that Sabahi would win them. The Islamists would denounce the rule of the secularists. The latter would step down because of the chaos. The military would rule again. We would hold third elections and so on. Then, you will see the Israeli flag fluttering in Sinai and the economy is totally ruined. Of course, the tyrant military rule would acquire status quo legitimacy.

  • ايلين موسى

    2013-1-29

    Do you really mean that whoever seeks freedom, independence of the judiciary, the non-exclusivity in power, the loyalty to the nation and the truthfulness and respect towards the people are fighting Allah and His Messenger? You ought to point to the core of the issue. Stop blaming! You are always laying the blame on a certain party such as Israel and America!!! Let us arguably admit that they are ruining Egypt. You must do something and prevent it. If you cannot, you should step down and leave power to someone who is able to govern. If the cause of the destruction is Egypt's current ruling party, this is a sign of the failure of the Muslim Brotherhood. In fact, they are not eligible for the rule. Thus, they should step down.

  • على عمران

    2013-1-29

    Two years after the Revolution, the enemies of this Revolution and democracy are threatening the security of the largest Arab country, unaware that they are pulling it into the abyss under the existence of an elected president. In fact, the opposition and the remnants of the former regime have done their utmost to thwart his mandate and overthrow it in the coming elections easily. However, they are unaware that they will lose control of the regime and that the decline of the economy and this chaos will not serve the interests of anyone given that Egypt will enter a state of clinical death and there will be no consolation for the Front of destruction.

  • عبد الله راجح

    2013-1-29

    Everyone is aware that the respect of human rights should be granted utter importance by all people in the world. In fact, the violation of human rights in any country will bring about more clashes between citizens and the State. Citizens will rebel against the situation in their country and carry out a lot of demonstrations so that their human rights will be respected and this is what we are looking for.

  • أمجد ماضي

    2013-1-28

    Those who think that popular revolutions bring along riches to people are wrong. In contrast, non-petroleum producing countries experienced deteriorating economic conditions since some foreign aid that the former regimes used to receive under secret agreements with the West or others have been disrupted. However, the ember that could be rekindled again once favorable conditions are secured is still there, and it would bear many fruits one day.

  • امل عثمان

    2013-1-28

    I would like to tell every Egyptian and every Arab citizen – who is flabbergasted to the extent that he lost hope in politics – that what is going on is not a revolution nor is it a spontaneous behavior. There is someone who is orchestrating everything that is going on in accordance with arrangements and policies preplanned by the Zionist entity, the United States and some Gulf states. Their aim is to divide the strongest nations in the region; this is a longstanding plan and they will unfortunately succeed in implementing it, unless god decides otherwise.

  • ماجد المصرى

    2013-1-28

    What celebration are you talking about in the different Egyptian provinces if it is stained with blood? Unfortunately, I do not consider this as a celebration because we have not fulfilled the demands of the Egyptian Revolution and we will never celebrate it unless its demands are fulfilled namely life, freedom, dignity, justice and retribution. If these things are achieved, the revolution has really been achieved and then we could celebrate. Otherwise, there are not any celebrations since this will mean that we have taken the right of the martyrs. How can we do this and other martyrs are still murdered by the Egyptian Police who have become the enemies of the people? Thus, I would like to say it plainly: we will celebrate the Revolution only after taking revenge on those who have murdered Egyptians during and after the Revolution.

  • كرم جابر

    2013-1-28

    The enemies of Egypt are many and they do not like to imagine that this country will get stable and lead the entire Muslim Nation. Thus, we call on our brotherly Egyptians to be more patient because they are our only hope to achieve freedom. In fact, without a strong Egypt, we are nothing. We also call on the Egyptian leadership to be wiser so as to prevent the enemies of the country at home and abroad from the opportunity to harm Egypt, the dear country to all Arabs, God forbid. Our hope in God is great.

  • مريم رؤوف

    2013-1-28

    What "Islamic dictatorship" - "opinion" and "other opinion" are you talking about, O you who are claiming liberalism and democracy? I am a liberal democratic Arab nationalist Muslim. The issue consists in death sentences of an Egyptian court against Egyptian rioters who have killed some Egyptians in a football game! The Muslim Brotherhood deserved power because people have elected them and they are responsible for preserving it and ruling the country. This is democracy: the majority takes power and minority follows. “hoping that you may understand.”

  • محمود ذو الفقار

    2013-1-28

    In fact, the conflict in Egypt is between the Islamic project and the secular project, whose advocates have recently realized that the coming elections will be won by the Islamists‎ and the institutions of the state will be under their control completely. Hence, they resorted to all forms violence and acts of sabotage and murder, and I am sure that they will not be able to stop the democratic procession. The next step for them would be the assassination of the leaders of the Islamic current.

  • امينة شلباية

    2013-1-28

    The attempt to disarm the people who have guns in Egypt is unsuitable, because Egypt has valleys and mad dog and beasts. Hence, each one should have a gun to defend himself against the beasts and any one who wants to attack him, etc. Peace be upon you…. The expected speech of Morsi was to declare the open willingness to enter into direct dialogue, discussions and debates away from the violence. This is what is required. The violence is very dangerous in this time. I wish that we all remember the main and the main unchangeable titles of their mistakes that must always be avoided. Goodbye

  • معوض إسماعيل

    2013-1-28

    Today is similar to yesterday! The scenario of 25 January 2011 in every detail is taking place in Suez, which is rising up as usual as it is the home of the true men and revolutionaries. We all owe the free people of Suez, because were it not for the fall of its martyr who was killed on January 26, we would have never completed our revolution and it might have been ended up as a regular demonstration. However, it was the will of God, and then the will of the brave people of Suez. Best regards to them, as they are the fuel of this revolution as we have always seen. I hope that all the Arab brothers would stop talking. We made a mistake by leaving for the square on the day when the ousted stepped down and we are correcting this error through retrieving our revolution from those who initially repudiated it and then came to reap its fruits when it blossomed! This is amazing indeed.

  • شاهين أبو شالة

    2013-1-28

    Restoring the right course of the revolution can never take place through the acts of sabotage and arson of the public property or even parlaying the life of the people and killing them. I live in Austria, and once the farmers organized a strike here to object to something. One of them stopped in front of the train to stop him and the police beat him severely and dragged him. If you want to object, ok you can do this but there are peaceful ways of objection. You must never paralyze the people’s life, as this would be another story. Of course, I said that he was trying to stop the train rather than destroying it. The public properties belong to all of us, whether opposing or supporting. If you want to object, go on without destroying the public money. NO!

  • رامى عادل

    2013-1-28

    Those who claim to be the current opposition are saboteurs because no one demands rights by burning the institutions and the government buildings or even by cutting off the electricity. This opposition does not care about the interests of the country, the real democracy, which means that competition, is electoral, and the victor must be respected. As for the losing party, it must work harder to prove itself through the construction and good work rather than imposing themselves by power and through the devastation. The leaders of the opposition include ElBaradei, who is supported by the Israelis and the Americans, and Amr Moussa, who was one of the closest men to Mubarak, and Hamdin, Iran’s man in Egypt. They only care about implementing the agendas of their presidents at the expense of Egypt.

  • نازلى مندور

    2013-1-28

    Let us assume that the demonstrations and acts of sabotage continued. Then, what are the objectives of the opposition? Do they want to assume the power by force? If this happened, then what will follow? Do you expect that those who won and those who voted for the president will remain silent? Of course not! They will also demonstrate and the country enters into a vicious circle. Only the Egyptian people will pay the price. The good peoples accept the results of the elections patriotically. They only care about the interests of country not the personal interests. The government will continue only four years and why we should not allow it to work for four years. Why do we insist on paralyzing the state, while it is a temporary four-year government?

  • غسان المصرى

    2013-1-26

    Where are you so-called Muslim Brotherhood members? Did the prophet advise you to humiliate and disgrace all Egyptians so that you can remain in power? Didn’t you know that you will be seriously held accountable for everything that has to do with each of the 90 million Egyptians who live in Egypt and elsewhere?

  • سليمان الراسى

    2013-1-26

    If I had a say in the "sleeping" cabinet, I will let them keep control over the subway so that the public can feel the criminality of this group. After that, people will hold them accountable in their own way because they are capable of doing what neither Morsi nor can his cabinet do. The Ultras should know that they are young thugs and they should be dealt with accordingly. In that case, they will cry as they did in the aftermath of Port Said events.

  • جميلة العدان

    2013-1-26

    Mr. President and Mr. Minister of Interior, I wish that you try to come up with solutions to remedy this destruction and rescue the nation. I used to insult President Mubarak, but he was a great man and we used to live in stability during his reign. While he was in power, no one could dare to assault an empty piece of land, let alone state institutions. All in all, I would like to say to you that if you cannot live up to the responsibility, let someone else do so.

  • عثمان الجمل

    2013-1-26

    All of these are nothing but thugs and kids who didn’t have anyone to advise them and all of this is due to the upbringing of the family and the society. Since the nation was languishing in poverty, the parents of most of these kids used to get busy with their work and didn’t get the time to raise their children as they were trying to earn a living. The effects are now reflected in the youth, and that is why they are destroying their country without an iota of mindfulness since they lack any sense of patriotism. Their lack of patriotism stems from the fact that they see how the get marginalized, exactly like their fathers were marginalized previously.

  • حسنى حسان

    2013-1-26

    May god be with you guys. I’m from Alexandria and I will join you and may god be with you against the Muslim Brotherhood.

  • فتاح نصيف

    2013-1-26

    Those who are chanting ‘The people want to overthrow the regime’, aren’t they ashamed of themselves for standing against the dismissal of a corrupt, criminal attorney general and allying with the remnants of the former regime, Zanad and Ahmad Sahfeeq? Some of them hold slogans that say ‘The people want to overthrow the regime’, but the reality is that Morsy is the one who wants to overthrow the regime. However, whenever he tries to dismantle a part of it, they scream: dictator.

  • كاظم خلف

    2013-1-26

    If the so-called Ultras are engaging in this sort of destructive practices, hooliganism and terror under the pretext of seeking comeuppance, then the public is demanding comeuppance by punishing those who are terrorizing and assaulting them, disrupting their interests and threatening them. All criminals and thugs must be punished and justice must be given to all citizens.

  • ستار خلف

    2013-1-26

    I don’t see anything that could justify engaging in banditry and harming people with these idiotic acts. Despite this, the media is cheering for them and is making heroes out of them. This is not a revolution and they are not revolutionists.

  • أنور مراد

    2013-1-26

    This is the scenario of the demise of Morsi and the Brotherhood. However, the nation will sustain huge financial losses and casualties. But not every group or party will be counted as revolutionists.

  • حمزة قاسم

    2013-1-26

    These events are akin to a vapid play in which the actors want to snap starring roles from each other. It is a play whose audience is a nation that is fed up with the countless times that it has been repeated and displayed owing to the fact that the director and author are insisting that it is successful. It is true that the reality on the ground bears resemblance, but the solution is not as the director wants, i.e., setting the whole nation on fire. Regarding these singers, they are young and they have fell victim to dazzling hit-and-run atmosphere. At the same time, the nation is bleeding and another tragedy will unfold if another person dies.

  • عبد المجيد حازم

    2013-1-26

    Egypt is moving backward and we will never move a step forward so long as the medium of our negotiation is violence.

  • عبد اللطيف الصقر

    2013-1-26

    President Morsy has no more justification to resist the demands of the Egyptian people. Today, the so-called “fence-sitters” turned out and political forces alone were not present at the square. Chants and cheers shook the entire square and Egyptian women played the most prominent role in terms of chanting against the Muslim Brotherhood leader, Dr. Mohammad Badea. In the early hours of the day, only dozens showed up at the square and everyone was very disappointed and fearful that the Islamists will make fun of them on account of their small number. However, the square turned into a splendid masterpiece with time as rallies entered the square and chanting reverberated.

  • حامد اللميع

    2013-1-26

    The officials of the Ministry of Interior demanded president Morsy to put in place urgent solutions to contain the anger of the public in Egypt. These demands come following the avowal of ministry officials that they are incapable of tackling the mounting escalations directed against them by the demonstrators; a similar scenario of the first revolution. Meanwhile, it has been reported that the presidency is intending to overthrow the newly formed government of Dr. Hisham Qandil. Yet this proposal will be the last solution to which the presidency will resort.

  • محمد عبد الله

    2013-1-26

    I would like to say to the thugs that god will make life difficult for you. We shouldn’t also make a big deal out of them since they are nothing but a bunch of useless people. If they had an ounce of prudence, they would have realized that the world is laughing at us on account of these indecent acts. But they are nothing but dummies or chess pieces that others move around as they please. What benefit can be derived from disrupting the lives of people? Imagine that your father, mother or sister is sick and needs to see the doctor, what would you then do? How about an ailing child whose family must take him to the doctor? You guys did harm only to your kinfolks, brothers and helpless people, so please try to think out of your minds and not out of your shoes.

  • فراس كاسر

    2013-1-26

    The silence of the presidency towards the events taking place in the country is considered a "provocation" to the people. The situation in Egypt does not require such silence from the Presidency. In fact, the silence and the attempt to overlook the crisis will lead to disastrous results. The silence of the presidential institution proves that Morsi is overlooking the crisis on purpose.

  • شادي قصي

    2013-1-26

    A comment for history: President Mubarak once said: Chaos would spread in the country The Brotherhood will usurp power. There will be no democracy. The rebels will be the first affected. The economy will collapse. The prestige of the State will be undermined. There will not be reforms, if he steps down. There will be no retribution for the true victim killers. After two years after the Egyptians realized that he was the only honest man. The revolution goals are not achieved. History will give the ultimate judgment. I'm sorry Mr. President (Mubarak)! I hope that everyone will say it.

  • رائد نادر

    2013-1-26

    Bravo. So you think you could avenge your brotherly fellows through vandalism and sabotage? Although I am a supporter of Al-Ahly, I denounce such acts. Vandalism will not help at all.

  • ريان مهند

    2013-1-26

    The streets are still congested. I expect them to commit a massacre at least every month. We should note there are a great team seeking to distort the image of the President and the Government. They are trying to make it fail in every way through the media, economic obstacles and rumors. They are accusing people of ignorance and stupidity. They think that the electors voted for the wrong party. Still worse, they are seeking to sow doctrinal and religious dissension to turn Egyptians into hostile rivals.

  • حبيب نايف

    2013-1-26

    The events in Suez reached their peak. In fact, the soldiers responsible for the security, who were fighting the demonstrators, disobeyed their leaders. They stopped the clash with the demonstrators. They started to smash cars and set fire to a number of vehicles surrounding the Suez Security Directorate. They protested against the injury of about 20 soldiers during the events. The disobedience of the security soldier divisions of their leadership in the PSD was viewed as a serious indication. The leak information indicated that the military troops might deploy in streets to address the security soldiers before they use their weapons against their leadership. The situation is still very volatile.

  • حاتم سامي

    2013-1-26

    The Egyptian revolution impressed the international community. The latter was also impressed by the commitment to hold the election and the referendum. Unfortunately, the opposition disappointed us. They resorted to lies in their private TV channels and newspapers. Some others are demonstrating in streets. They affected the security of the country. Frankly speaking, we expected the Egyptians after their blessed revolt to indulge in serious work and production, to keep their security and to develop their country. We hope that we will live long enough to see Egypt make progress in all areas and within ten years. However, the frequent anarchy scenes, harassment, demonstrations, sit-ins, disputes and bipolarization are actually disappointing us.

  • جهاد يزيد

    2013-1-26

    The only way out is to beat the protestors with an iron fist. Those people are responsible for acts of outrageous arson, vandalism and destruction in the private as well as the public properties. They had better comply with the law and order while protesting. We are supposed to forget the long corruption era. Let everyone know that Egypt has changed. It is no longer controlled by a ruling dynasty or opportunist lobby groups. Egypt is an Arab ISLAMIC nation.

  • أيوب باهر

    2013-1-26

    The armed forces are deployed at the request of the director of security in Suez to secure the vital installations. Thus, none could use the army as a pretext to call for the toppling of Morsi.

  • أيمن محمود

    2013-1-26

    O hypocrite liars, your protests will not represent a referendum to overthrow Morsi! You are just showing off!

  • أحمد ماجـد

    2013-1-26

    Leaving saboteurs unpunished will encourage others to carry out the same acts. Thus, we have to punish them severely so that they will be a lesson for others

  • احمد الشناوى

    2013-1-26

    Since yesterday, demonstrators are breaking the barriers, throwing stones and sometimes shooting the Security Forces. They are also cutting railways, breaking into Security Departments in a systematic process all over the country in an implementation at the behest of the deposed President (either me or chaos). All these acts are carried out under a structured and organized political cover through the parachuted people who have come after the Revolution. These people think wrongly that they will obtain power thanks to their stupidity. Yet, they are not aware that in so doing they are proving to Egyptians the statement of the Muslim Brotherhood and their argument concerning the acquisition of power. They claim that if the political forces which exist in the political realm today and call themselves a salvation front reach power, they will never leave it in a democratic way. They will not recognize the ballot box as the judge and the only way to transfer of power. They rather want to reach power through a coup d’état like the dictatorial regimes.

  • غاده عبد الرازق

    2013-1-26

    I would like to ask whoever tries to break into or burn a State building why and what the benefit of the nation will be. I hope that everyone will think before all of us are lost with this country.

  • دينا الجيار

    2013-1-26

    I am currently in the Tahrir Square coming from the Marj Line. No one is cutting the metro line. I myself came from Helwan and no one is cutting the metro line.

  • ميريهان مجدى

    2013-1-26

    Those who claim grief on the martyrs soldiers of the Central Security and taking revenge on their murderers are those who are murdering them now, let alone if “God’s wrath is upon you”, filthy hypocrites. Allah will hold them accountable.

  • محمد عزت

    2013-1-26

    I wonder whether these are rebels or this is a behavior of citizens. We call on Dr. Morsi and all loyal people to face this terrorism with all their strength. All people and legitimacy are with Dr. Morsi.

  • عصام عبد العزيز

    2013-1-26

    I do not know why Dr. Morsi who is expected to be the President of the Republic is waiting for to deliver a speech to this rebellious people. His silence is not a solution since the country is going to be lost and the authorities are taking a distance. May Allah be with you, Egypt.

  • عمران أبو شالة

    2013-1-26

    May Allah damn false freedom. Are these correct behaviors, President Morsi? You claim that you are decisive. These wanderers are not responsible for houses. They are jobless and have no parents who give them money.

  • سيف الدين على

    2013-1-26

    I will not say anything, except Allah is our Judge over whoever thinks of wreaking havoc in the country. These people are not rebels, they are traders. I wonder how these people can be Egyptians. Is it reasonable that money urges people to do this? How can they take money to sabotage and burn? Allah is our only helper.

  • كامل أبو محروس

    2013-1-26

    ... O people you gave them the opportunity to laugh at you.. You are murdering each other alone. You are destroying your country yourself and everything that you need… you bought Paradise from the opposition??? O people, they will burn your nation by civil war and kill you using chemical weapons and then they will say: why did you kill them with chemical weapons? They have robbed and looted your wealth while you are shouting: “Cola Lemonade for 2 pennies. They laughed at you, made you rebels and told you to shout: “ Aspir and Aspats betrayed the people!!! O people, you are shouting and unaware of the reasons. They gave you a knife and said that it does not harm but it is double edged!! You have cut everything green and you will cut everything alive!!! Wake up people! You have been born without religion and they granted you religion so that you will learn how to behave but they will torture you with the Crescent in the same way they have tortured people by the Star in the Second World War. O the people who are unaware, why are you doing this, have you ever seen a Muslim, a Christian or a Jew who has taken something with him in the coffin?? O people who are underestimating things, you will cry and regret what has happened. I really said all this because I am afraid of your future. I love Egypt very much and I know the bitter reality!!!! I fear Allah and my conscience and I hate injustice…

  • مروة عبد الرحمن

    2013-1-26

    We are not stupid! The Black Block is the militia of the Muslim Brotherhood and they want us to hate the revolution.

  • كرم جابر

    2013-1-26

    The sabotage which took place in one day and which was carried out by some groups each one composed of twenty children distributed on only five cities is something unacceptable. This means that a small gang can destroy Egypt while the Ministry of Interior is powerless!!! It is really a shame that we learn from the world’s poorest and small nations. In fact, we have to develop specialized anti-riot forces and to use live bullets according to the law and following the method of secured areas. This means that we should determine a red zone which is prohibited for the demonstrators. They should be informed that whoever exceeds this red line will be arrested and if the violation of this zone would become popular; the Police would use the rubber then live bullets on their legs. These measures are legal and adopted in many countries and there is no suspicion in them especially when the events are recorded by police cameras and cameras installed on the weapons with live rounds. Yet, the barbed wire, tear gas and concrete barriers are outdated measures.

  • مصطفى محمود

    2013-1-26

    The country cannot endure such insanity. Please, allow the country to move ahead, we cannot allow anyone to pretend to be a hero. We need some powerful reactions because the dallying will never be beneficial with such people. This is a revolution indeed.

  • محمود ذو الفقار

    2013-1-26

    The era of silence, fear, and neglect of people behind bars has ended. We will never allow any government to divide the Egyptians according to their religions and we will not allow the government to waste the rights of the victims among its citizens. We will not allow the government to make Egypt be involved in foreign problems and forget its country. You must realize that tonight everything is upside down and the government will be cleaned at the hands of the people. As of the cowards who are afraid and who sit behind the PC screens, I would like to tell them that were it not for the bravery of the Ahlawi Ultras, you would have never known the meanings of bravery, loyalty, and dignity.

  • امينة شلباية

    2013-1-26

    Those people and those who are behind them are not revolutionaries and they do not have any case to defend. They are saboteurs and we have to crush them by declaring martial law and preventing all forms of demonstrations to save the country. If the state were lost, nothing would benefit it including those fake advocates of freedoms and the human rights.

  • معوض إسماعيل

    2013-1-26

    The Muslim Brotherhood only needs to learn how to be democratic with all the political currents and all the classes of the society; otherwise, they would be digging their graves with their own hands. Despite the fact that he Muslim Brotherhood only got three million votes out of fifty five million registered voters, they have also lost this small popularity in a short period. Through many references in the legal and economic fields, the Egyptians expect that the time of the Muslim brotherhood is much worse than the rule of the NDP under Mubarak’s regime.

  • شاهين أبو شالة

    2013-1-26

    When Mubarak saw the bloodshed because of his existence in power, he bravely left his office and did not escape abroad. However, Moursi left the people fighting each other under the pretext of enmity to the religion and legitimacy. There is no legitimacy built over blood. I call on Moursi and warn him that he will meet God and he will be held responsible for all of this. When this happens, the office, ballot boxes and the supporting herd of sheep will not benefit you. As for those who call for arresting those people and killing them if possible, then I would like to tell them that you and your Moursi, who is responsible for the current situation because of his neglect of the illegal acts of the ultras and their destruction just because they were participating in the demonstrations that support him is the cause of the current situation. We demanded him repeatedly to deter them but he was heedless and today, they turned against him and they will be the weapon, which will kill Moursi himself. However, God is always there and I call on the youth to stop any fights with the security forces because they have nothing to do with the current situation, but they may be with you if you were with them, as if they acted during the Al-Itihadiyah Events. We can use them to eliminate the sheep. So, please do not fight with them.

  • رامى عادل

    2013-1-26

    The policies of Suzanne Mubarak were based on defending its failure and agents through confrontations between the police and the people. The state’s institutions used to suppress the demands of the people depending on the police to prevent them from demanding achievement of their interests as to the housing, salaries, and foods. This continued until the eruption of the 25 January Revolution 2011. Suzanne responded in the same methods and used the weapons of the police, snipers, and thugs. The people reacted violently and ended its legitimacy and the legitimacy of the police and the people are still demanding their trial. The Guide, president Moursi and the Iranian project did not achieve the interests of the people, hence he used the police as Al-Assad and the Iranian project do in Syria, using the arms of the invaded Syria.

  • احمد عز

    2013-1-26

    Suez is on fire because there are elements with guns among the demonstrators, there are 5 martyrs, and hundreds were injured? Moursi must be tried for neglect in protecting the souls of the demonstrators, as was the case with President Mubarak. This is justice, is not it? Mubarak and Habib Al-Adli are not in power today, so try to find out those who killed the demonstrators. The third party, which has also killed the revolutionaries of 25 January Revolution. I wish that the people of Egypt would wake up even for a short period

  • نازلى مندور

    2013-1-26

    Do you think that changing the regime will make you rich or end the oppression and deprivation? The change will bring economic stability and diligence in work. Every one should take care of the work assigned to him and love his home. Without economic stability and billions of income running into the treasury, in addition to a regime that uses them to serve the state rather than serving a certain party or group; otherwise, you will never succeed. Greece has become bankrupt because of the bad policies and the demonstrations there started. I read the comments of many French laughing at them and saying that time must be spent in work and attempting to save anything rather than demonstration.

  • تيسير المنفلوطى

    2013-1-26

    It is sorrowful to find the buildings of the state being demolished at the hands of the thugs. By the way, the metro is the main transportation means used by the poor in Egypt.

  • منصور حسن

    2013-1-26

    Morsi was in the Tahrir square few months ago to declare that he feels assured while being among the people. Why he does not come to the square today to face those who chose him?

  • سهيل سامى

    2013-1-26

    The Revolution of January 25th has deposed Mubarak, but his supporters are still working and moving the corruption to spread it through establishment of the parties and organizations to spread the lies and humiliate the people, let alone looting them. What frightens us really is that the possibility that we fear these tails!

  • عثمان الجمل

    2013-1-26

    The Ministry of Health announced that the numbers of casualties in the events of the second anniversary of the January Revolution rose to 379 in Cairo and the governments, in addition to death of four citizens in Suez. The number of injured people in Cairo reached 82 in addition to 79 cases in Tahrir and 3 at Al-Ithadiyah Palace. Dr. Ahmed Omar, the spokesman for the Ministry of Health, announced that the number of the inured people in Alexandria amounted to 96 cases and 11 cases in Mahalah, including a police officer who received a rubber shot in his left leg, and a Central Security solider, who was hit in the eye. The number of injuries in Suez reached 86 who were transferred to the General Suez hospital, including 53 cases by ambulance. Other 33 cases were transferred by….

  • ايلين موسى

    2013-1-26

    The opposition behaves like a child who draws attention by breaking the plates. They are powerless and they do not have any project to build Egypt. They consider themselves superior to the people and they have the right to do whatever they want even if they destroyed the country. I see that the falsehood can never lead us to the right but the right always destroys the falsehood. They have achieved these gains without planning, but I see that the situation would turn against them. The people will hate them because they are habituated to corruption and they can only live on the marches.

  • على عمران

    2013-1-26

    Today’s slogans: 1. Write on the wall of the prison cell. The Supreme Leader’s rule is betrayal and shame. 2- Close the door of liberty... 3. The said freedom, and justice... but we saw betrayal. 4. Whoever betrayed the Covenant and deemed everything lawful or permissible, would never belong to us... 5. Jaber Gika was killed and Morsi is responsible 6. Jaber Gika, O man... Your blood will liberate the country 7. Jaber Gika, O hero... Your blood liberates a homeland 8. Sell... Sell... Sell the revolution O Badi’... 9. The constitution is void. The constitution is void... The Supreme Leader’s rule is null. The Guidance Council is null. Khairat Al-Shater is nothing. Safwat Hijazi is nothing. 10. The imprisonment and oppression never changed ideas or delayed tomorrow 11. O Egyptian, come on from your house, the rule of Morsi is like the rule of Mubarak 12. We will remain revolutionaries until we get to liberty 13. They have airplanes and our children die in trains... They have tanks and we have chants. They have guns and we have Almighty God 14. A dictator, a dictator... 15. They said freedom and law and then threw the rebels in the jails 16. Write on the wall of the detention cell, imprisonment of the revolutionaries is shame and betrayal 17. Make the prison’s walls higher and higher, tomorrow the revolution will sweep you all. 18. Say to those in power to stop… Egypt’s revolution is in the hands of its youth. 19. One national movement against the authority that slaughters us. 20. Lift your head up, you are Egyptian... 21. The people want to topple the regime. 22. Bread... Freedom... Social justice... Human dignity. 23. Imprison, beat and kill us, each bullet makes us stronger. 24. Use the tear gas and hit us with bullets… We fear no longer.

  • نيفين عدلى

    2013-1-26

    This is chaos in the name of the revolution and the young paupers of the Ahly ultras and Port Said are creating havoc. The army must interfere and declare the martial law to crush all parties and use the iron fist against all. The parties should be canceled because the people do not deserve democracy.

  • حسنى حسان

    2013-1-26

    Dear brothers in Egypt, before the Muslim Brotherhood’s accession to power and following their victory in the free elections. Some people, especially the supporters of the former regime still attack and abuse with the aim of destabilizing the state. Do you want the return of Mubarak or what? The Muslim Brotherhood won in free and fair elections and the majority of the Egyptians is Muslims, hence is it logical for a minority called liberals to rule such a country, while they only work only on allowing the religious prohibitions and seek to impose their creed upon the majority of the people?

  • ححامدابواسلام

    2013-1-26

    The Rescue Front tries to destroy Egypt.