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Three Killed in Egypt Clashes

Three people were killed and 28 wounded on Friday in Egypt as Islamist protesters clashed with security forces and civilian opponents, the health ministry said in a statement.

Meanwhile a security official told Agence France Presse 17 policemen were wounded in the capital Cairo, and that protesters torched three police cars.

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Hariri in Cairo for Talks with Senior Officials

Al-Mustaqbal movement leader former Prime Minister Saad Hariri held talks on Wednesday with Egyptian Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Defense Field Marshal Abdel Fattah al-Sisi.

According to a statement issued by Hariri's press office, the two officials discussed the latest developments in the region.

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Two Egypt Bombs Wound Six Officers

Six Egyptian policemen were wounded in a bomb attack in Cairo on Friday, hours before clashes between police and Islamist protesters in several cities killed at least one person, officials said.

The attack shattered a tense calm in the capital after a spate of bombings on January 24 killed six policemen, in an escalation of a militant campaign following the overthrow of Islamist president Mohammed Morsi.

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Morsi Tried for Jailbreak as Top Egypt Police Officer Murdered

Ousted president Mohammed Morsi was defiant as he went on trial Tuesday for a prison break during the 2011 uprising, as a top police official was murdered in another sign of Egypt's instability.

The trial, and other violence in which a police guard was gunned down outside a Cairo church, came a day after the military backed army chief Field Marshall Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, who led Morsi's ouster in July, to run for office in his place.

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At Least 29 Killed as Divided Egypt Marks 2011 Uprising

At least 29 people were killed in clashes in Egypt Saturday during rival rallies on the anniversary of the 2011 revolt that toppled Hosni Mubarak, underscoring the country's violent polarization.

Three years after Egyptians rose up to demand the overthrow of Mubarak, thousands of demonstrators in Cairo's Tahrir Square chanted slogans backing another military man, General Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, as police clashed with Islamists and activists elsewhere.

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Assailant Hurls Small Bomb at Cairo Police Building

An assailant threw a small bomb at a Cairo police building Saturday, police said, as rival demonstrators prepared to commemorate the 2011 uprising and a day after a spate of deadly bombings.

The small "incendiary bomb" lodged on the wall of the police training center and exploded without causing any casualties, a police official said.

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Six Killed in Four Cairo Bombings

A suicide car bomber struck Cairo police headquarters Friday, the first of four blasts in Egypt's capital that killed six people on the eve of the anniversary of the 2011 uprising.

The bombings, all targeting the police, came as street clashes between Islamist supporters of deposed president Mohammed Morsi and backers of the military killed eight people, a day before planned rallies to mark the revolt that drove Hosni Mubarak from power.

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Gunmen on Motorbikes Kill Five Egypt Police

Masked gunmen on motorbikes killed five Egyptian policemen when they opened fire on a checkpoint south of Cairo on Thursday, the interior ministry said.

The ministry said two policemen were also wounded in the attack in the province of Beni Suef, which came two days ahead of the commemoration of the third anniversary of the 2011 uprising.

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Egypt Jails 3 for Defacing Memorial to Protest Dead

A Cairo court jailed three people for two years Wednesday for destroying a monument to those killed in mass protests that unseated two Egyptian presidents since 2011, judicial sources said.

The monument was built by the military-installed authorities in Cairo's Tahrir Square -- epicenter of the revolt that ousted long-time ruler Hosni Mubarak in early 2011.

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Experts: Egypt Brotherhood Charities May Impact Referendum

A crackdown by Egypt's authorities on the Muslim Brotherhood has left hundreds of Islamic charities struggling for funds, with experts warning the move could impact this week's referendum on a new constitution.

The Tuesday-Wednesday vote has been billed as the first step in Egypt's democratic transition after the military overthrew Islamist president Mohammed Morsi in July following huge protests against his one-year rule.

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