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Opposition protests turn into clashes with police in Egypt

Posted: February 9, 2013 at 5:09 a.m.

Egyptian protesters set off fireworks Friday at the presidential palace during a demonstration in Cairo.

Egyptian protesters set off fireworks Friday at the presidential palace during a demonstration in Cairo.

Egyptian security forces backed by water cannons fired tear gas at rock-throwing protesters outside the presidential palace in Cairo on Friday while demonstrators clashed with riot police in cities across the country in marches against Islamist President Mohammed Morsi.

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