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Egypt's rulers ready move against Brotherhood vigils

CAIRO (Reuters) - Egypt faced the prospect of fresh bloodshed on Thursday after the country's army-backed rulers signaled they would move soon to disperse thousands of supporters of deposed Islamist president Mohamed Mursi.Full story

U.S. to go ahead with joint military exercise in Egypt

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States still plans to hold a major military exercise called Bright Star in Egypt in mid-September, U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel said on Wednesday, even after the Egyptian military's toppling of the president and the violence that has ensued. Full story

Egypt allows EU envoy to see deposed president

CAIRO (Reuters) - Egypt allowed Europe's top diplomat to meet deposed Islamist president Mohamed Mursi on Monday, flying her after dark to Mursi's secret detention facility but ruling out any role for him in ending the turmoil convulsing the country. Full story

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U.S. sidesteps decision whether to cut off aid to Egypt

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Mursi supporter,wearing a poster around his head, stands during an anti-army rally in Cairo
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Mursi supporter hangs a poster on a palm tree during an anti-army rally in Cairo

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Mursi supporters take part in an anti-army rally in Cairo
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Mursi supporters carry empty coffins in an anti-army rally in Cairo
Mursi supporters carry empty coffins in an anti-army rally in Cairo

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