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Wednesday, August 14, 2013

Updates on Security Crackdown in Egypt

The Lede is following events in Egypt on Wednesday, where the security forces used deadly force to disperse sit-ins by supporters of the deposed president, Mohamed Morsi.

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10:08 A.M. State of Emergency Declared in Egypt

Amid varying reports of how many Islamist protesters have been killed by the security forces in Cairo, and reports of attacks on Christian churches, a one-month state of emergency has just come into force in Egypt, according to journalists and rights workers monitoring state television.