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Report: Egyptian 'officers' back anti-Morsi protests

The Egyptian army is beginning to intervene in the public protest against the far-reaching powers President Mohammed Morsi has granted himself, the London-based Arabic newspaper Al-Quds Al-Arabi reported.

 

According to the report, the "Officers of the Egyptian Army" organization distributed leaflets during Friday's demonstrations saying the protests were "legitimate. However, the army has yet to respond officially to Morsi's decree, which exempts all his decisions from legal challenge until a new parliament was elected. (Roi Kais)