Election-eve strife hits Egypt; Islamists, opponents battle

Posted: December 22, 2012 at 1:39 a.m.

Thousands of Islamists fought with their opponents Friday in Egypt’s second largest city, Alexandria, a day before the second leg of voting on a proposed Islamistbacked constitution that has polarized the nation.

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