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2:52 am
Fri July 26, 2013

Dispute Between Military, Morsi Supporters Flares In Egypt

Originally published on Fri July 26, 2013 5:33 am

Mass demonstrations are expected in Egyptian cities Friday amid fears of an imminent crackdown by security forces on supporters of former President Mohammed Morsi. The military chief who ousted Morsi urged Egyptians to come out in force to give the army a mandate to deal with "violence and terror." Muslim Brotherhood leaders have called for rival protests, after accusing the military chief of calling for civil war.

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