Muslim Brotherhood Leader Meets Obama in White House

Controversial British MB leader participates in Iraq discussion
Muslim Brotherhood lobbyist Anas Altikriti standing next to Iraqi Parliament Speaker Usama al-Nujaifi shaking hands with President Obama

A senior member of the Muslim Brotherhood was recently hosted at the White House for a meeting with President Barack Obama, prompting concerns among some that the administration is coordinating too closely with the global Islamist organization.

Freedom Declining Worldwide Despite Democratization

Freedom has declined for eighth consecutive year, according to Freedom House
Muslim Brotherhood supporters in Egypt / AP

Freedom in the world has declined in recent years despite a sweeping wave of democratization in the last few decades, according to a new report.

Russia, Egypt Ink $2 Billion Weapons Deal

Arms deal comes after U.S. cuts Cairo’s aid
Russian foreign minister Sergei Lavrov / AP

Russia has agreed to provide Egypt with more than $2 billion in military equipment under a new major arms deal, according to Russian language press reports.

Convicted Terror Supporter Attends Congressional Briefing

Sami Al-Arian attends briefing hosted by the Egypt Freedom Foundation
Sami Al-Arian / AP

A convicted terrorist supporter who is currently under house arrest attended a Capitol Hill briefing hosted by a pro-Muslim Brotherhood group in a congressional office building earlier this month, according to reports.

Pro-Morsi Egyptians to Picket Thanksgiving Day Parade in NYC

Demonstrators upset with Egyptian military rule
Flier for planned Thanksgiving rally / EADHR Facebook

A group of Egyptians sympathetic to former President Mohmamed Morsi are gearing up to stage a demonstration along the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade route in New York City, according to organizers.

Georgetown University to Host Member of Egypt’s Nazi Party

Will participate in event with Muslim Brotherhood leaders
A pro-Muslim Brotherhood demonstration in Tahrir Square / AP

Georgetown University is scheduled to host an event on Egypt that features a member of Egypt’s Nazi Party.

Georgetown University’s Prince Al Waleed Bin Talal Center for Christian Muslim Understanding is scheduled to host a Dec. 5 event on “Egypt and the Struggle for Democracy.”