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11 dead in Egyptian clashes in Cairo near Defense Ministry
LA Times ^
| May 2, 2012
Posted on 05/02/2012 6:16:01 AM PDT by Milagros
CAIRO - At least 11 people were killed Wednesday when unknown attackers armed with guns and firebombs clashed with protesters near the Defense Ministry in an escalation of violence symbolizing the country's political divisions ahead of this month's ...
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TOPICS: News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: arabspring; christianwinter; egypt; mb; muslimbrotherhood; rop; salafism
posted on 05/02/2012 6:16:11 AM PDT
Update: 12 dead (AP)
The protesters, supporters of Salafist politician Hazem Abu Ismail, have been camped out since Saturday after the electoral commission barred the popular hardline Islamist from contesting the upcoming presidential election.
posted on 05/02/2012 6:24:19 AM PDT
Ah the peaceful moozlims. This is so much better now.
posted on 05/02/2012 7:07:27 AM PDT
by ogen hal
(First amendment or reeducation camp?)
Probably gay marriage advocates.
posted on 05/02/2012 7:49:58 AM PDT
(End the occupation. Annex today.)
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