Egypt's Sisi says false rumors main threat to Arab countries

Egypt's Sisi says false rumors main threat to Arab countriesEgyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi warned on Sunday that Arab countries, including Egypt, were vulnerable to imploding from within under what he described as a barrage of rumors aimed at spreading instability. Addressing a military academy graduation ceremony in Cairo, Sisi said that his government had detected 21,000 false rumors over a period of three months. Sisi, who was elected president after he led the army in ousting Mohamed Mursi following mass protests against the Islamist president’s one year in office, sees himself as trying to rebuild Egypt following years of turmoil that began in 2011.


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After Obama Struggled to Warn About Russia Threat, Rod Rosenstein Announces More Aggressive Approach

  1. After Obama Struggled to Warn About Russia Threat, Rod Rosenstein Announces More Aggressive Approach  Newsweek
  2. Rosenstein reveals how the Justice Department is fighting attacks on US elections  CNBC
  3. Justice Department Will Tell Public About ‘Persistent,’ ‘Pervasive’ Attacks On Democracy  HuffPost
  4. In bid to impeach Rod Rosenstein, House Republicans are abusing power to protect Trump  USA TODAY
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No Ongoing Threat of Asbestos Exposure Following New York City Steam Pipe Explosion, Mayor Says; 5 Hurt

  1. No Ongoing Threat of Asbestos Exposure Following New York City Steam Pipe Explosion, Mayor Says; 5 Hurt  The Weather Channel
  2. Steam pipe blast spews asbestos and creates bus-size crater in the middle of New York City  ABC News
  3. A Nearly Century-Old Steam Pipe Explodes in New York’s Flatiron District  Wall Street Journal
  4. Asbestos Presence Confirmed After 86-Year-Old Steam Pipe Explodes in Flatiron District; 49 Buildings Remain …  NBC New York
  5. Powerful steam pipe explosion spews asbestos around Flatiron District  New York Daily News
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Colombia peace deal brings new threat to country's rainforest

The historic peace treaty in Colombia which brought an end to half a century of violence has led to mass deforestation. Once FARC soldiers were disarmed, it led to a vacuum of power which is being exploited by large landowners who are now deforesting the area at an alarming rate to make way for farms and for the illegal growth of coca crops. An ecologically significant region of Colombia, is now at risk of disappearing.
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Wildfire could become "major threat" to Yosemite, scientist says

  1. Wildfire could become “major threat” to Yosemite, scientist says  CBS News
  2. Wildfire Near Yosemite Quadruples in Size, Brings Smoky Conditions to Valley  KQED
  3. Deadly Yosemite fire grows to 4310 acres, evacuations ordered  SFGate
  4. Climate expert says Yosemite Fire could become major threat to national park  Redding Record Searchlight
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