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Egypt’s state-run paper yellows, attacks Morsi backers

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CAIRO — Readers of Egypt’s main state-run newspaper last week were treated to a startling expose. Splashed atop al-Ahram’s front page was trumpeted how security forces smashed a plot by the Muslim Brotherhood, the United States and Palestinian Islamists to foment the secession of northern Egypt.

“A new conspiracy to shake stability,” the red-ink headline screamed of the scheme allegedly overseen by U.S. Ambassador Anne Patterson and Khairat el-Shater, a millionaire businessman who is among dozens of Brotherhood leaders swept into jail in recent weeks.

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