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Clashes kill 11 on first day of Egypt’s Constitutional vote

Clashes kill 11 on first day of Egypt’s Constitutional vote

Cairo – A referendum on a new constitution laid bare the sharp divisions in Egypt six months after the military removed the elected Islamist president. Pro-army voters lined up Tuesday outside polling stations, singing patriotic songs, kissing images of Egypt’s top officer and sharing their upbeat hopes for their troubled nation. Despite heavy security, 11 […]

January 14, 2014 | By | Reply More
Egypt: Three killed as Islamists protest ahead of vote

Egypt: Three killed as Islamists protest ahead of vote

Jan 10, Cairo – Hundreds of Islamists rallied in Egypt’s capital and across the country Friday, calling for a boycott of an upcoming constitutional referendum as clashes with security forces killed three people, officials said. Friday has traditionally been a day of protests for the supporters of Islamist President Mohammed Morsi since he was toppled […]

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Egypt: Morsi supporters torch Cairo university building, one dead

Egypt: Morsi supporters torch Cairo university building, one dead

Dec 29, – A 19-year-old student was shot dead and an administration building torched on Saturday when police took action to disperse students at the Al-Azhar university campus, protesting the military ouster of Islamist President Mohammad Morsi. Riot police fired tear gas and battled with the demonstrators, who they accused of attempting to disrupt end […]

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