By Euro Weekly News Media • 16 August 2013 • 12:08
There are growing fears that more people will die as soldiers are deployed to “guard facilities” as protesters gather for a “march of anger” against the military in Cairo.
A deadly clash between protesters and the military has already lead to hundreds being killed. Egyptian authorities broke up Muslim Brotherhood camps and opened fire leading to at least 638 deaths in the capital earlier this week in Egypt.
The Brotherhood had planned to march against military actions after Friday prayers at noon, but the National Salvation Front, a loosely liberal and left-wing coalition, called for Egyptians to take to the streets sooner against the Brotherhood of whom it accuses of acts of terrorism.
With Egypt currently in a state of emergency, movements on how to handle the ongoing battle between the liberal leftist activists and the military against the Brotherhood have been discussed by The United Nations Security Council.
News today is that the president of the counsil has urged all sides to exercise “maximum restraint”.
As a result of ongoing unrest in Egypt, US President Barak Obama has cancelled military exercises due to take place in Cairo next month.
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