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Egypt protesters breach barriers,
march on presidential palace

Globe & Mail [Canada], by Maggie Fick & Maggie Michael*

Original Article

Posted By:John c, 12/7/2012 6:40:51 PM

Tens of thousands of Egyptian protesters push past barbed wire fences installed by the army and march on the presidential palace, calling for President Mohammed Morsi to “leave” a day after they say he offered no concessions to opposition demands. Climbing over tanks of the Republican Guard, protesters streamed toward the palace as night fell Friday, crossing a no-go zone set up around the compound’s perimeter. The area witnessed deadly clashes on Wednesday, when supporters of Mr. Morsi’s Muslim Brotherhood group drove out crowds camped outside the palace.

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Not a brain in, or near the White House, all our military aid in the hands of the Brotherhood and affiliates.

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Reply 1 - Posted by: Judith, 12/7/2012 10:05:54 PM     (No. 9054529)

So, wise people, what will obama do to save his good friend morsi?


Reply 2 - Posted by: Ida Lil, 12/7/2012 11:42:22 PM     (No. 9054656)

What will Obama do? Hmmmm He could arm the freedom loving rebels and lie to the American Congress ---oops he already did that.
I know head on out to spend 4 million dollars vacationing in Hawaii while the brotherhood faces a an angry betrayed people.


   

 

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