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Egyptian demonstrators gather in Tahrir Square in Cairo on Sunday, Nov. 25, 2012, to protest after President Mohammed Morsi issued decrees to assume sweeping new powers. The banner (top center) in Arabic reads, "Members of the Muslim Brotherhood are not allowed." (AP Photo/Ahmed Gomaa)
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Egyptian demonstrators gather in Tahrir Square in Cairo on Sunday, Nov. 25, 2012, to protest after President Mohammed Morsi issued decrees to assume sweeping new powers. The banner (top center) in Arabic reads, "Members of the Muslim Brotherhood are not allowed." (AP Photo/Ahmed Gomaa)

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