Egypt

Egyptian Police Clash With Muslim Brotherhood Supporters

Interim government recently declared the group a terrorist organization

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(Reuters)—Egyptian police clashed with supporters of the Muslim Brotherhood in Cairo and at least two other cities after Friday prayers, security sources said, as tensions flared after the government declared the Islamist group a terrorist organization.

Police fired teargas at rock-throwing demonstrators at the main campus of Al-Azhar University in Cairo. Police and protests also faced off in the Suez Canal city of Ismailia, and Damietta in the Nile Delta. Gunfire was heard in Ismailia.