The news feed is light tonight for some reason. Perhaps all our tipsters were down at the Olympic stadium in London, watching Gabby Douglas and her team take the gold medal for gymnastics…?
For those who have been following the “burned shirt” incident in Egypt: an enraged Muslim mob in the village of Darshur burned and looted Coptic homes and businesses after the burial of a Muslim man who was wounded in earlier riots and eventually died. 120 Coptic families had already fled the village in fear of their lives.
To see the headlines and the articles, open the full news post.
Notice to tipsters: Please don’t submit extensive excerpts from articles that have been posted behind a subscription firewall, or are otherwise under copyright protection.
Commenters are advised to leave their comments at this post (rather than with the news articles) so that they are more easily accessible.
Caveat: Articles in the news feed are posted “as is”. Gates of Vienna cannot vouch for the authenticity or accuracy of the contents of any individual item posted here. We check each entry to make sure it is relatively interesting, not patently offensive, and at least superficially plausible. The link to the original is included with each item’s title. Further research and verification are left to the reader.