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Security red alert: Egypt local unrest supported by Muslim Brotherhood, Hamas, Hezbollah and Iran.

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The private intelligence agency  STRATFOR announced in a Red Alert report that members of Hamas are coordinating efforts with the Egyptian Muslim Brotherhood (MB) in the crisis in Egypt. The information was not confirmed by Stratfor but, nonetheless,  there is a great deal of international concern in particular over the role of the Muslim Brotherhood (sunnis) in Egypt, having the open support of the movements Hamas and Hezbollah , and the active engagement of Iran (shias) in the crisis in Egypt.

According to the non confirmed information provided by Stratfor , the Egyptian police are no longer patrolling the Rafah border crossing into Gaza. Hamas armed men are entering into Egypt and are closely collaborating with the Muslim Brotherhood MB.

Hamas spokesmen in the Gaza Strip, meanwhile, voiced hope that the “revolution” in Egypt would lead to the downfall of Mubarak’s regime.

The mass protests against Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak are drawing mixed reactions in the region.

In Iran, a spokesman for the Foreign Ministry called on Egyptian authorities to follow what he called the “rightful demands” of the people and avoid any violence against them. The spokesman, Ramin Mehmanparast, said Saturday that the Egyptian protests are based in Islam and aimed at gaining justice.

The egyptian Muslim Brotherhood MB has fully engaged itself in the demonstrations, and they are unsatisfied with the dismissal of the Cabinet. They are insisting on a new Cabinet that does not include members of the ruling National Democratic Party.

Egypt’s former air force chief and minister for civil aviation, Ahmed Shafiq, has been designated the new prime minister by Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak and tasked to form the next Cabinet. The announcement comes shortly after Egyptian intelligence chief Omar Suleiman was appointed vice president, a position that has been vacant for the past 30 years.

Obligated by the political situation and the press of the egyptian military , President Mubarak is accelerating a succession plan that has been in the works for some time.  One thing is for sure, Mubarak´s son Gamal will not succeed Mubarak.  Mubarak, after the crisis is over and the country becomes under control of the generals, must accept a democratic transition and free elections. The objective of this transition will be to avoid a sort of “iranian revolution” in Egypt, to avoid the arrival to power of  the Muslim Brotherhood and of a movement of young muslim officers within the egyptian military, with the support of radical muslims all over the region, including Iran and Hamas.

The fall of the egyptian regime could be the start of problems and unrest for other governments in the region like Yemen and Saudi Arabia.

The police have withdrawn from the streets, and now the military appears to be managing Mubarak’s exit, taking care not to engage in a confrontation with the muslim demonstrators.The Muslim Brotherhood does not want an open confrontation with the Army, so the situation has now stalled and everybody is looking at the military and its strategy to solve the crisis and stabilize the country.