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Security forces disperse student protest at Al-Azhar University: SAC

Two protests were organised by male and female students on Wednesday by Students Against the Coup group (SAC) at Al-Azhar University. Sarah Youssef, SAC female spokesman, said Central Security Forces based in front of the administrative building on the male students’ campus dispersed the protest organised by the male students. Students were “arbitrarily arrested” students …

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What am I going to tell my reporters?

Nine months ago, last July, when the army backed the people who took to the streets on 30 June and Al Sisi came out in all his glory reading the armed forces statement which included almost everything protesting Egyptians demanded at the time. A specific roadmap was announced and a temporary civilian president was instated. …

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In Pictures: Tear gas fired at student protest at Al-Azhar University

Student demonstrations in support of ousted president Mohamed Morsi continued at Al-Azhar University on Wednesday. Police fired tear gas at student protesters after the Ministry of Interior claimed the protesters had impeded traffic. State-owned Al-Ahram said that 42 of the protesters were arrested in the aftermath of the outbreak. Photos by Mohamed Omar

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In pictures: Pro-Morsi Al-Azhar students clash with security

Student supporters of ousted president Mohamed Morsi and the Muslim brotherhood clashed with security forces outside their university. The CSF on site fired tear gas to disperse students protesting in support of ousted President Mohamed Morsi. Rock-throwing was exchanged between the two parties. Students chanted against the military and the police as they blocked Al-Nasr …

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