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Aug17

Saudi king backs Egypt’s military against “terrorism”

King Abdullah of Saudi Arabia has called on Arabs to stand together against “attempts to destabilise” Egypt. “The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, its people and government stood and stands by today with its brothers in Egypt against terrorism,” he said in a statement read on state TV on Friday, backing Egypt’s military leadership. “I call on the honest men of Egypt and the Arab and Muslim nations … to stand as one man and with one heart in the face of attempts to destabilise a country that is at the forefront of Arab and Muslim history,” he added. He also said that they are confident that Egypt will recover. Saudi Arabia was a close ally of former...

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Aug17

Egypt: death toll passes 600 after “day of rage”

By: PanARMENIAN.Net & The Guardian Source: PanARMENIAN.Net & The Guardian UPDATE: The Guardian – New violence erupted in central Cairo and across Egypt on Friday on a “day of rage” called by the Muslim Brotherhood to protest against the removal of President Mohamed Morsi and the killings of hundreds of his supporters by the military-backed government. By nightfall, at least 20 and as many as 45 people had been reported shot dead in fierce street fighting in the centre of the capital, where machine gun fire was heard as a military helicopter flew overhead. Security officials said the death toll rose to at least 60 people killed across the country: 52 civilians and...

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Aug16

More than 500 dead, Brotherhood undaunted in Egypt

By: VOA News Source: VOA News Supporters of ousted Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi launched new demonstrations Thursday, a day after 525 people were killed during the interim government’s crackdown on protest camps. Egyptian state TV and witnesses say hundreds of Muslim Brotherhood supporters attacked government offices Thursday in Giza, a tourist locale with Egypt’s famed pyramids. Separately, hundreds marched through the port city of Alexandria demanding Morsi’s return. The renewed protests and violence follow Wednesday’s violent crackdown by Egypt’s military on Morsi supporters gathered in protest camps around Cairo and fighting in Alexandria and Suez....

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