Friday, July 26, 2013

Thousands Gather To Rally And Demonstrate In Egypt

Thousands Rally In Dueling Protests In Egypt -- Al Jazeera

Supporters and opponents of deposed president launch demonstrations after week of harsh rhetoric by political leaders.

Supporters and opponents of Egypt's deposed president began mass protests called for by the army chief, and later by members of the Muslim Brotherhood, in a struggle over the country's future.

Egyptians joined street rallies on Friday, with many heeding a call earlier in the week from General Abdel Fattah El Sisi, the head of the army, who urged them to strengthen a military "mandate" to stop "violence and terrorism".

Many supporting Sisi's stance gathered at Tahrir Square by the afternoon, while more people joined thousands of Morsi supporters at Nasr City.

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More News On The Unrest In Egypt

Egypt Live Blog -- Al Jazeera
Watch live: protests held in Egypt in support of army's call for end to 'violence and terrorism' -- The Telegraph
Morsi Charged With Spying as Egypt’s 2 Sides Take to Streets -- New York Times
Supporters of Army, Morsi flood Cairo streets -- USA Today
Cairo prepares for showdown between rival factions -- BBC
Ousted Egyptian president ordered detained -- Sydney Morning Herald
Egypt's Mursi accused of murder and kidnapping before rallies -- Reuters
Egypt accuses Morsi of conspiring with Hamas in 2011 jailbreak -- AP
Morsi accused of links with Hamas -- BBC
Hamas denounces Egypt over Morsi detention -- AFP
Sandbags Show Egypt Islamists Digging in Amid Protests -- Bloomberg Businessweek
Egypt's Economy Stabilizes, for Now, as Arab Pledges Buy Time -- Wall Street Journal
As protests roil Egypt's streets, US has few good policy options -- Dan Murphy, Christian Science Monitor

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