1. Hezbollah fears attacks from al-Qaeda-linked groups. (And the religion of peace does what it does best. Kill large numbers of people and blow up stuff.)
Fearing suicide attacks against Shi’ite targets in Lebanon, Hezbollah is adopting special security measures. According to Lebanese media reports, the Shi’ite organization has set up both fixed and mobile checkpoints in the heart of Baalbek, a Lebanese city known as a Shi’ite stronghold.
Yesterday El Fagr reported that, during their most recent phone conversation, U.S. ambassador Anne Patterson demanded that Egyptian General Sisi release all Muslim Brotherhood members currently being held for questioning: “And when Sisi rejected this order, the American ambassador began threatening him that Egypt will turn into another Syria and live through a civil war, to which Sisi responded violently: ‘Neither you nor your country can overcome Egypt and its people.’”
A 13-year-old child has described how supporters of former President Mohammed Mursi tortured him under a stage built at al-Nahda Square in Egypt’s governorate of Giza.
Mohammed Sobhi, who is in Kasr al-Aini hospital in Cairo, said he was tied up, beaten severely all over his body, and forced to record a video saying he was paid to attack the protest.
4. Guardian Angels for Luton UK. <— article there @ BBC