The Egyptian revolution of the 25th of January began … well, on the 25th of January, 2011. The Syrian revolution of the 15th of March began, well, on the 15th of March 2011. The revolutionaries of the 25th of January keenly supported Syria’s struggle, and continue to do so – and the revolutionaries of the 15th of March responded in kind. As part of that solidarity, the revolutionary president of Egypt, President Mohammed Mursi, ordered the closure of the Syrian regime’s embassy in Egypt, and the recall of Egypt’s ambassador to Damascus. So continues the revolutionary struggle and solidarity of the Arabs.
How Egypt has dealt with the Syrian conflict
The past week has not seen a particular increase in the slaughter of Syrians that would suddenly provoke the Egyptian state into cutting off ties – why now?Dr. H.A. Hellyer
Upon the Syrian scene itself, Egypt has played no military role in assisting the Free Syrian Army (any part of it) – whether in terms of arms, training, or other support. Indeed, the only real martial assistance that has been provided has come from non-official sources – individual Egyptian citizens who have travelled to fight alongside Syrians revolutionaries in solidarity.