Uneasy Eid holiday keeps Egyptian factions apart for now




 
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Uneasy Eid holiday keeps Egyptian factions apart for now
 
August 9th, 2013  
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Topic: Uneasy Eid holiday keeps Egyptian factions apart for now


Uneasy Eid holiday keeps Egyptian factions apart for now
By Shadia Nasralla and Angus MacSwan CAIRO (Reuters) - Thousands of supporters of ousted Egyptian President Mohamed Mursi on Friday defied warnings from the army-installed government to end their protests, heightening international concern that a violent confrontation was imminent. Crowds rallied at a protest camp around the Rabaa al-Adawiya mosque in northeast Cairo after Friday prayers, chanting "Down with the coup, the coup is terrorism". Leaders of Mursi's Muslim Brotherhood mounted a stage to urge them to stand firm in their demand for him to be brought back to power. ...




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