updated 7:33 AM MST, Nov 17, 2017

Dozens killed in Egypt clashes

By Press Association

Yesterday's holiday was an opportunity for Egypt's leaders to further fan the pro-military fervour sweeping the country since the coup. But the holiday was also a chance for Morsi's Muslim Brotherhood and its Islamist allies to show that they are surviving a fierce crackdown that has jailed more than 2,000 from their ranks since the coup.

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Egypt crisis: Dozens of Mohammed Morsi supporters killed in deadly protests

At least 100 supporters of ousted Egyptian president Mohammed Morsi have been killed after deadly night of violence in Cairo.

More than 1,000 protestors were also injured in the clashes with security forces in the east of the Egyptian capital.

Tensions flared near the Rabaah al-Adawiyah Mosque in one of the deadliest bouts of violence in Egypt’s turmoil following the Arab Spring uprising of 2011.

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Syrian refugees caught up in Egypt's turmoil

EGYPT. A thin wall was all that separated Syrian refugee Ahmed Al Hemsi from his 62-year-old father at Cairo International Airport when immigration officers told his father he would not be allowed into Egypt.

“He was crying when he talked to me on the phone,” Al Hemsi, 26, told IRIN. “This was the first time in my life I heard my father crying.”

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Egypt judges call for nationwide strike

Supreme Judicial Council has urged President Morsi to retract decree they see as an "unprecedented attack" on judiciary.

Egypt's judges have called for a nationwide strike in protest against a decree by President Mohamed Morsi granting himself extensive new powers.

After an emergency meeting on Saturday, the Supreme Judicial Council, Egypt's highest judicial authority, urged Morsi to retract the decree they see as an "unprecedented attack" on the judiciary.

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