The Christian Copts of Shubra al-Khaima, Egypt, are in a “state of panic and terror” as “a number of supporters of ousted President Muhammad Morsi have been placing markings on Christian homes in the area for [future] targeting.”
Copts from the region told Veto News agency that they “recently noticed strange movements in the streets. When they went to inspect, they discovered large numbers of bearded men, who began to quicken their steps…”
Correction: This appears to be from Aug 14 2014 not Yesterday, Aug 30th. There was a flurry of activity around this early, as FOX posted the video on Youtube as well as their own site Aug 30, but the actual event was Aug 14.
“Surely, it will spread like a world war,” he said.
“Syrian-born patriarch: ‘Enough with the intervention,'” by Doreen Abi Raad for theCatholic News Service, August 28 (thanks to JW):
BEIRUIT [sic] (CNS) — Syrian-born Melkite Catholic Patriarch Gregoire III Laham warned against armed intervention in his country, saying, “It has brought us to the tragedy we are now living in Syria.”