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Egypt Prepares for Mass Islamist Protest

Two Egyptian soldiers were killed Friday ahead of planned protests by Islamists who want to topple the military-backed government. Security officials say the army officers were shot by unidentified assailants in separate attacks in and just north of the capital, Cairo. The ultra-conservative Salafi Front has called for nationwide demonstrations Friday as part of what it calls a "Muslim Youth Uprising." The group, which is pushing for the imposition of Islamic law, wants...

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