Egypt’s Revolution Celebration Turns Bloody

from The death toll in Egypt reached 29 on Saturday after security forces clashed with supporters of ousted president Mohamed Morsi and other anti-regime factions, marring the third anniversary of the uprising that ended Hosni Mubarak’s 30-year authoritarian rule. According to Egypt’s Ahram Online tens of thousands flooded Cairo’s Tahrir Square to participate in government-sanctioned festivities while throngs of pro-regime supporters assembled across the nation waving Egyptian flags and carrying pictures of army chief Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi.

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