US-Egyptian relations on the rocks. Al-Sisi wouldn’t accept Obama’s phone call

August 17, 2013
(When Mubarak asked for a three or four days’ grace to break up the massed rally, Obama shot back that he has to quit NOW!
And indeed, on Feb. 11, the army announced the president’s resignation.
Realizing what was coming, Gen. El-Sissi decided not to accept President Obama’s call,

Saudi King Abdullah for Al-Sisi

August 16, 2013
(Saleh al-Qallab, a Jordanian political analyst, told Al Arabiya that Saudi Arabia will not leave the Egyptian military alone. )