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Egypt orders camps cleared, protesters buckle down

Protesters holding sticks and wearing helmets and makeshift body armor stand behind mounds of sandbags, tires and brick walls. They change guards every two hours to ensure they stay alert.Full story

Turkish police fire teargas to disperse hundreds in Istanbul

ISTANBUL (Reuters) - Turkish police fired teargas in Istanbul on Wednesday to disperse several hundred people protesting against the police crackdown on last month's anti-government demonstrations, local media reported. Full story

In Tunisian protest square, barriers reflect deeper divide

TUNIS (Reuters) - The red Tunisian flags they wave are the same, but the divide between opposition and pro-government protesters in the capital's main square is much wider than the 150-metre gap between barriers put there to separate them. Full story

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  Morsi supporters continue sit-in at Cairo University

Dozens of people were killed on Saturday when riot police fired on protesters supporting ousted Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi, and more of Morsi’s supporters are now continuing a sit-in at Cairo University. NBC’s Ayman Mohyeldin reports on the ongoing situation from Cairo.

  Over 80 die during protests in Egypt

NBC’s Ayman Mohyeldin joins The Daily Rundown from Cairo, Egypt to discuss the series of clashes taking place.

  Dozens killed, injured in Egypt clashes

Egypt saw its bloodiest day since President Morsi was forced from office. At least 80 people are confirmed dead, but other reports have the number in the hundreds after police clashed with supporters of the ousted president  in what could be the start of a sustained and violent crackdown.  NBC's Aym

  Death toll rises amid protests in Egypt

Hundreds of thousands of people took part in rival political rallies in various Egyptian cities on Friday and the violence continued into the night, with reports of at least 100 people killed. NBC’s Ayman Mohyeldin reports.

  More violence in Egypt after Morsi detained

NBC News’ Ayman Mohyeldin joins Martin Bashir from Cairo to report on the latest violence in Egypt in the wake of the government detaining deposed former President Mohamed Morsi on charges including murder.

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