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Death toll rises as Egypt tension mounts

Death toll rises as Egypt tension mounts

July 28, CAIRO — A Health Ministry official says the death toll in weekend clashes in Cairo between supporters of Egypt’s ousted president and security forces backed by armed civilians has risen to 72. Khaled el-Khateeb, head of the ministry’s emergency and intensive care department, says another eight died in clashes in the Mediterranean city […]

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Egypt: Brotherhood vows to keep defying military coup

Egypt: Brotherhood vows to keep defying military coup

July 11, CAIRO  — The group has refused to work with the interim leaders, who are trying to restore calm and pave the way for new elections early next year after the toppling of Morsi and the subsequent crackdown on other leaders of the fundamentalist Islamic group. Egypt’s Muslim Brotherhood vowed Thursday not to back […]

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