Thursday, August 15, 2013

Crisis In Egypt -- News Updates August 15, 2013

Islamists Call Cairo Protest March As Egypt Death Toll Mounts -- Reuters

(Reuters) - Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood called on followers to march in protest in Cairo on Thursday, after at least 525 people were killed in a security crackdown on the Islamist movement that has left the most populous Arab nation polarized and in turmoil.

A Reuters witness counted 228 bodies, most of them wrapped in white shrouds, arranged in rows on the floor of the Imam mosque in northeast Cairo, close to the worst of Wednesday's violence between police and demonstrators.

Islamist supporters of former President Mohamed Mursi, ousted by the army on July 3, clashed with police and troops who used bulldozers, teargas and live ammunition to clear two Cairo sit-ins that had become a hub of resistance to the military.

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More News On The Unrest In Egypt

Egypt Unrest Live -- Reuters
Egypt Live Blog -- Al Jazeera
LIVE: Pro-Morsi supporters storm govt building in Cairo -- France 24/AFP
Egypt Live: Brotherhood calls for new protests after deadly crackdown -- The Guardian
Full coverage on the crisis in Egyptian -- BBC
Egypt crisis: Cairo death toll 'could rise significantly' -- The Telegraph
Morsi supporters call for protest marches as crackdown death toll rises in Egypt -- Washington Post
Defiant Muslim Brotherhood vows to bring down military coup in Egypt, as death toll climbs -- FOX News
Egypt Death Toll Passes 500 as Rally Looms -- Wall Street Journal
Death toll from Egypt violence rises to 525 -- AP
Egypt Brotherhood Torches Building as Death Toll Rises -- Bloomberg
Death toll from Egypt violence rises to 525 -- USA Today
Egypt toll rises to 525 as Britain summons Egyptian ambassador -- The Telegraph
Muslim Brotherhood returns to streets of Cairo, as death toll passes 500 -- Haaretz/Reuters/AP
Egypt Islamists call new march -- AFP
Brotherhood plans Cairo march after crackdown -- Al Jazeera
Cairo offices stormed as deaths rise -- BBC
Charred bodies lie in Cairo mosque, unrecognized by Egyptian state -- Reuters
Inside Mosque-turned-morgue: 'I didn't think they were capable of this murder' -- The Telegraph
'Habiba please reassure me. Please my darling, I'm worried sick' Heartbreaking final text messages sent by mother to reporter, 26, killed during Cairo massacre which left at least 525 dead -- Daily Mail
Egypt in state of emergency after day of bloodshed -- France24
Egypt refers 84 to military prosecutors on charges of murder, burning churches -- Reuters
Grief and fear follow violent Cairo clearing -- Al Jazeera
Cairo: Egyptian PM defends crackdown as death toll rises -- The Guardian
Egypt protest camps cleared: International reaction -- BBC
U.S. condemns killings of Egypt protesters, Turkey wants U.N. action -- Reuters
White House sharply criticizes Egypt’s military leaders for violent crackdown -- Washington Post
Turkey urges U.N. Security Council to meet on Egypt -- USA Today/AP

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