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Egyptian protesters attack the Muslim Brotherhood headquarters in the Muqattam district in Cairo, Monday, July 1, 2013. (AP Photo/Khalil Hamra)
Cairo, Asharq Al-Awsat—Hundreds of thousands of Egyptians took to the streets on Sunday, calling on President Mursi to stand down and call fresh elections. A number of counter-demonstrations backing the president also took place, leading to violent clashes between the...
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An Egyptian supporter of Egypt’s Islamist President Mohammed Morsi holds his poster during a rally outside the Rabia el-Adawiya mosque near the presidential palace in Cairo, Saturday, June 29, 2013 (AP Photo/ Amr Nabil)
Whatever the repercussions of today’s events in Egypt, history will write that the current president, Dr Mohamed Mursi, was unable to save either himself, the Muslim Brotherhood or Egypt. It will do so in the same way that history books tell of how the former...
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Opponents of Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi burn the content of a Freedom and Justice Party office in the coastal city of Alexandria on June 28, 2013. (AFP)
London, Asharq Al-Awsat—Following nation-wide violence on Friday that resulted in three deaths and hundreds of injuries, Egypt is preparing for even more chaos as the much anticipated June 30 anti-government protests get underway tomorrow. Deadly clashes broke out...
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File photo of people and vehicles are seen caught in a traffic jam in front of the Central Bank of Egypt’s headquarters in downtown Cairo. (Reuters/Amr Abdallah Dalsh)
Cairo, Asharq Al-Awsat—A state of caution and anticipation surrounds the Egyptian Stock Exchange in central Cairo as it prepares for massive anti-government protests planned for June 30. Banks in central Cairo also implemented extensive security measures in order to...
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A couple walk past by photographs and graffiti painted by protesters in Kugulu Park in Ankara, Turkey, Wednesday, June 26, 2013. (AP Photo/Burhan Ozbilici)
Ankara, Reuters—Hundreds of protesters took to the streets in a residential area of the Turkish capital overnight, setting up barricades and lighting small bonfires. Weeks of often violent anti-government protests have mostly died out in Istanbul and the centre of the...