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Advisory Council members resign in protest of crackdown on Cabinet sit-in

By Mai Shams El-Din CAIRO: Four members of the Advisory Council, recently formed by the ruling military council, resigned on Friday in protest of the crackdown by army forces on a sit-in outside the Cabinet headquarters in downtown Cairo. A violent crackdown initially on protesters camped outside the Cabinet headquarters escalated throughout the day, leaving at …

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Bloody crackdown on Cabinet sit-in leaves tens injured

By Mostafa Sheshtawy CAIRO: A violent crackdown on protesters camped outside the Cabinet headquarters left tens injured, as clashes that started before dawn continued throughout the day on Friday. Men in civilian clothes and army uniforms were seen throwing rocks and furniture at protesters from the rooftops of the parliament buildings. Protesters have been camped outside …

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Cairo protesters clash with troops in crackdown on cabinet sit-in

By AFP CAIRO: Demonstrators and soldiers hurled stones at each other on Friday outside the cabinet’s offices where protesters against the military rulers have been holding a weeks-long sit-in, witnesses said. The central Cairo clashes erupted at dawn after a bloodied protester said he had been arrested by soldiers and beaten up, infuriating his comrades …

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Protesters hospitalized with food poisoning

CAIRO: At least 30 protesters who have been camped outside the cabinet’s headquarters in Cairo for weeks were rushed to hospital on Wednesday suffering from food poisoning, state television reported. The demonstrators, who began their sit-in on Nov. 25 during wider protests against the ruling military, were taken to hospital in a fleet of 14 …

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