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Explosions rock Cairo, 5 dead; dozens wounded – USA TODAY

USA TODAYCAIRO – A massive explosion hit Egyptian police headquarters in downtown Cairo early Friday in the deadliest bomb blast in Egypt’s capital since a military coup ousted Islamist president Mohamed Morsi last summer. A…










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Polling on constitution underway in Egypt – Xinhua

XinhuaCAIRO, Jan. 14 (Xinhua) — Egyptians started casting their votes Tuesday on the country’s new draft constitution, which is widely seen as a milestone during Egypt’s political transition after Islamist president Mohamed Morsi was ousted…


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Egypt holding key vote on constitution – USA TODAY

USA TODAYCAIRO — Egyptian voters hit the polls Tuesday to have their say over a proposed new draft of the nation’s constitution that may usher in fresh elections by the summer. The referendum marks the…











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Egypt: Police clash with pro-Morsi protesters – Businessweek

BusinessweekCAIRO (AP) — Egyptian security forces fired tear gas at dozens of supporters of ousted President Mohammed Morsi as authorities tighten security measures in the capital after renewed calls for mass rallies. Anti-riot police chased…





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Egypt names Muslim Brotherhood a terrorist group – USA TODAY

USA TODAYCAIRO (AP) — Egypt’s military-backed interim government has declared the Muslim Brotherhood a terrorist group, a dramatic escalation that gives authorities more power in cracking down on them. Hossam Eissa, the Minister of Higher…





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