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Egypt braces for rival rallies after Morsi ‘coup’

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Source: TOI

Egypt braces for rival rallies after Morsi 'coup'
Morsi issued a decree that shielded his decisions from judicial review.

CAIRO: Supporters and opponents of Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi called rival demonstrations on Friday after the Islamist leader assumed sweeping powers in what critics dubbed a “coup”.

Morsi’s supporters, led by the Muslim Brotherhood which backed him in his successful run for the presidency in June, were to demonstrate their support in a rally outside the presidential palace in north Cairo, a Brotherhood official told AFP.


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