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Sinai-based Group Claims Credit for Egypt Bombing

Sinai-based militant group Ansar Bayt al-Maqdis said on Wednesday it had carried out a bomb attack on an Egyptian police compound in the Nile Delta city of Mansoura which killed 16 people and wounded about 140.   The army-backed government vowed on Tuesday to fight “black terrorism,” saying the Dec. 24 attack would not upset a political transition plan whose next step is a January referendum on a new constitution.   Ansar Bayt al-Maqdis said Egypt's rulers were fighting...

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