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More than 200 dead as Egyptian security forces crush Islamist protest camps

By Yasmine Saleh and Tom Finn CAIRO (Reuters) – Egyptian security forces crushed the protest camps of thousands of supporters of the deposed Islamist president on Wednesday, shooting almost 200 of them dead in the bloodiest day in decades and polarizing the Arab world’s most populous nation. At least 235…

Hope mixes with fear as Egyptian army prepares to overthrow Morsi

By Alexander Dziadosz CAIRO (Reuters) – When military helicopters monitoring Egypt’s protests whirr over downtown Cairo, storekeepers and shoppers stop talking and crane their heads to catch a glimpse. The talk is largely of the army anyway. In a dramatic re-entry into politics on Monday, the armed forces gave President…