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Egypt faces martial law

As protests rage, Morsi’s OK expected, reports say

Posted: December 9, 2012 at 3:30 a.m.

Egyptian riot police stand guard Saturday outside the presidential palace in Cairo.

Struggling to subdue continuing street protests, the government of President Mohammed Morsi has approved legislation reimposing martial law by calling on the armed forces to keep order and authorizing soldiers to arrest civilians, Egypt’s state media reported Saturday.

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