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Dozens Reported Dead in Crackdown on Islamists
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Dozens Reported Dead in Crackdown on Islamists

At least 32 people were reportedly killed on Wednesday morning, according to Al Jazeera, as Egyptian police began a crackdown on supporters of the deposed president and Muslim Brotherhood leader, Mohammed Morsi. Islamists told CNN the dead number 200 with thousands injured, but the government said only seven had been […]

Egyptian police and gunmen clash again in Sinai
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Egyptian police and gunmen clash again in Sinai

Egyptian police and gunmen traded fire in the Sinai town of al-Arish on Thursday as security forces pressed an unprecedented campaign to quell Islamist militants, state television reported.   “Clashes resumed between armed men and police forces in front of police station number two in al-Arish,” Nile News television reported, […]