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In Pictures: Morsi supporters march in Cairo

Several marches took place Friday after noon prayers across Cairo in support of ousted president Morsi. Protests called for the “downfall of the military coup” and for reinstating Morsi as president. Photos from the Salah Salem march in Nasr City

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In Pictures: Morsi supporters protest cabinet formation

A few thousand supporters of ousted president Mohamed Morsi demonstrated near the Cabinet building in downtown Cairo on Wednesday afternoon in reaction to the new government formed under interim prime minister Hazem El-Beblawi. Demonstrators gathered on Qasr Al-Eini Street next to the Cabinet building holding signs calling El-Beblawi illegitimate and condemning the change of power, …

Basil El-Dabh

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In Pictures: Breaking the fast

During the long days of Ramadan, as people fast, they make preparations for iftar, the meal with which Muslims around the world break their fasts. Ingredients and desserts are bought from shops and street vendors alike and shortly before the sun goes down people gather in groups of all sizes to share breakfast. Here are …

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In Pictures: Walls of Freedom documents Egyptian street art

Walls of Freedom, an upcoming book co-edited by Basma Hamdy and Don Karl, documents the rise of graffiti as a prominent platform for expression during the recent period in Egypt. The Daily News Egypt spoke to Hamdy about her work that chronicles this ever-changing art form, and the many projects and initiatives inspired by Egyptian …

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In Pictures: Morsi Supporters stage protest for his reinstatment

By Haleem ElSharani Tens of Morsi supporters staged a protest in front of the Russian embassy in Cairo on Monday morning. The demonstration was part of multiple pro-Morsi protests which took place in front of other embassies around Cairo, according to Ibrahim Othman, a Muslim Brotherhood official in Giza. Protesters held anti-military and pro- Morsi …

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In Pictures: Funeral of Father Mina

The funeral of Father Mina Abud , 39, took place on Monday. Abud was killed by militants who opened fire on him last Saturday while in his car. Unknown assailants riding a motorcycle fired at him outside his church, Al-Masaeed, in Al-Arish. Photos by Mohamed Omar

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In Pictures: Manial holds funeral for victims of clashes

By Charlie Miller and Haleem El-Shaarani On Saturday, funerals for the victims of Manial clashes took place in Salah El-Din mosque in Manial, Cairo. Five Manial residents were shot dead on Friday after ousted President Mohamed Morsi’s supporters fired live ammunition and bird shots at them, claimed residents. Manial residents claimed they were trying to …

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In Pictures: Protesters flock to Al-Qobba Palace

Protesters demanding the ouster of President Mohamed Morsi, flocked to Al-Qobba palace on Wednesday afternoon to listen to the much anticipated statement by the Egyptian Armed forces. The atmosphere at the palace was festive with protesters sharing their own view on different scenarios after the removal of the current president. In a statement on Tuesday, …

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In Pictures: Protests continue at presidential, Al-Qobba palaces and Tahrir Square

Demonstrations continued on Tuesday evening at both the presidential palace and Al-Qobba Palace as protesters persisted in their calls for the removal of President Mohamed Morsi. At the presidential palace in Heliopolis, the protests reached their third straight day. Thousands of protesters had arrived at the palace on Monday afternoon, many celebrating the ultimatum presented …

Basil El-Dabh

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In Pictures: Tahrir square continues to rebel

Protesters continued to flock to Tahrir square demanding the removal on President Mohamed Morsi. Tamarod (Rebellion) campaign, Al-Dostor party and Al-Tiar Al-Sha’aby among other political groups called upon the people to remain in the different squares across the country, until their demands are met Photos by Aaron T. Rose

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In Pictures: Muslim Brotherhood headquarters clashes

By Menna Mourad The Muslim Brotherhood headquarters in Moqattam was attacked Monday morning and set on fire. Clashes ensued between protesters and the Brotherhood youths, leaving 8 dead and 70 injured. The Brotherhood headquarters was looted in a scene reminiscent of the attack on the National Democratic Party’s headquarters by protesters that took place on …

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In Pictures: “Leave” chants rock Egypt

Hundreds of thousands of protesters demanding the removal of President Mohamed Morsi took to the streets on 30 June, the anniversary of his coming to power. Demonstrators from differentgovernorates filled the streets chanting “leave”, “down with the Brotherhood’s rule” and “the people demand the downfall of the regime” . Marches started from different meeting points …

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In Pictures: Tahrir Square overflows with protesters

Early in the morning of the anticipated 30 June, Tahrir Square is packed and is expected to fill up further when marches converge onto the historical square. The opposition protesters are marching to the Downtown Square and the presidential palace in protests that coincide with the one year anniversary of President Mohamed Morsi’s rise to …

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