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Clinton voices concern over Egypt violence

WASHINGTON — US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton voiced “deep concern” about deadly weekend violence that killed 25 people in Egypt, mainly Coptic Christians. Clinton phoned top Egyptian diplomat Mohamed Kamel Amr to convey “the need for the Egyptian government to ensure that the fundamental rights of all Egyptians are…

Egypt’s deputy premier quits over deadly clashes

Egypt’s deputy prime minister resigned on Tuesday over clashes that killed 25 people, mainly Coptic Christians, amid mounting anger at the ruling military and calls for the premier to quit. Hazem al-Beblawi announced his resignation, saying that despite having no direct involvement in the clashes, the government ultimately bore responsibility…