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Egypt’s army chief calls for mass demonstrations

Growing pressure to release Mohamed Morsi

URL: http://www.jewishjournal.com/live_from_the_arab_spring/article/egypts_army_chief_calls_for_mass_demonstrations

Egypt’s military chief General Abdel Fattah al-Sisi today called for mass rallies on Friday to give him a mandate to confront violence. Coming three weeks after the army deposed Mohamed Morsi, the call puts pressure on Islamists, who vow they will continue to fight for Morsi to be reinstated.

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