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Egypt opposition to protest against "invalid" constitution

Protesters against Egypt's President Mohamed Mursi rest in front of a tent named "Revolution Party" at Tahrir Square in Cairo December 17, 2012. Egypt's opposition called for nationwide protests against a constitution backed by Mursi, after a vote exposed deep divisions that could undermine his efforts to build consensus for tough economic measures. REUTERS/Amr Abdallah Dalsh

Protesters against Egypt's President Mohamed Mursi rest in front of a tent named "Revolution Party" at Tahrir Square in Cairo December 17, 2012. Egypt's opposition called for nationwide protests against a constitution backed by Mursi, after a vote...more

Protesters against Egypt's President Mohamed Mursi rest in front of a tent named "Revolution Party" at Tahrir Square in Cairo December 17, 2012. Egypt's opposition called for nationwide protests against a constitution backed by Mursi, after a vote exposed deep divisions that could undermine his efforts to build consensus for tough economic measures. REUTERS/Amr Abdallah Dalsh
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Protesters opposing Egyptian President Mohamed Mursi sit in their camping area at Tahrir Square in Cairo December 17, 2012. REUTERS/Khaled Abdullah

Protesters opposing Egyptian President Mohamed Mursi sit in their camping area at Tahrir Square in Cairo December 17, 2012. REUTERS/Khaled Abdullah

Protesters opposing Egyptian President Mohamed Mursi sit in their camping area at Tahrir Square in Cairo December 17, 2012. REUTERS/Khaled Abdullah
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Riot police stand guard in front of the presidential palace in Cairo December 16, 2012. Egyptians voted narrowly in favour of a constitution shaped by Islamists but opposed by other groups who fear it will divide the Arab world's biggest nation, officials in rival camps said on Sunday after the first round of a two-stage referendum. REUTERS/Khaled Abdullah

Riot police stand guard in front of the presidential palace in Cairo December 16, 2012. Egyptians voted narrowly in favour of a constitution shaped by Islamists but opposed by other groups who fear it will divide the Arab world's biggest nation,...more

Riot police stand guard in front of the presidential palace in Cairo December 16, 2012. Egyptians voted narrowly in favour of a constitution shaped by Islamists but opposed by other groups who fear it will divide the Arab world's biggest nation, officials in rival camps said on Sunday after the first round of a two-stage referendum. REUTERS/Khaled Abdullah
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Riot police stand guard in front of the presidential palace in Cairo December 16, 2012. REUTERS/Khaled Abdullah

Riot police stand guard in front of the presidential palace in Cairo December 16, 2012. REUTERS/Khaled Abdullah

Riot police stand guard in front of the presidential palace in Cairo December 16, 2012. REUTERS/Khaled Abdullah
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A view of Tahrir Square where protesters opposing Egyptian President Mohamed Mursi are camping, in Cairo December 16, 2012. Egyptians voted narrowly in favour of a constitution shaped by Islamists but opposed by other groups who fear it will deepen divisions, officials in rival camps said on Sunday after the first round of a two-stage referendum. REUTERS/Khaled Abdullah

A view of Tahrir Square where protesters opposing Egyptian President Mohamed Mursi are camping, in Cairo December 16, 2012. Egyptians voted narrowly in favour of a constitution shaped by Islamists but opposed by other groups who fear it will deepen...more

A view of Tahrir Square where protesters opposing Egyptian President Mohamed Mursi are camping, in Cairo December 16, 2012. Egyptians voted narrowly in favour of a constitution shaped by Islamists but opposed by other groups who fear it will deepen divisions, officials in rival camps said on Sunday after the first round of a two-stage referendum. REUTERS/Khaled Abdullah
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A view of Tahrir Square where protesters opposing Egyptian President Mohamed Mursi are camping, in Cairo December 16, 2012. REUTERS/Khaled Abdullah

A view of Tahrir Square where protesters opposing Egyptian President Mohamed Mursi are camping, in Cairo December 16, 2012. REUTERS/Khaled Abdullah

A view of Tahrir Square where protesters opposing Egyptian President Mohamed Mursi are camping, in Cairo December 16, 2012. REUTERS/Khaled Abdullah
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An elderly woman (C) sits as she queues outside a polling center to vote during a referendum on Egypt's new constitution in Cairo December 15, 2012. REUTERS/Khaled Abdullah

An elderly woman (C) sits as she queues outside a polling center to vote during a referendum on Egypt's new constitution in Cairo December 15, 2012. REUTERS/Khaled Abdullah

An elderly woman (C) sits as she queues outside a polling center to vote during a referendum on Egypt's new constitution in Cairo December 15, 2012. REUTERS/Khaled Abdullah
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An Egyptian man shows his finger marked with ink after voting during a referendum on the new Egyptian constitution at a polling station in Mahalla el-Kubra, about 110 km (68 miles) north of Cairo December 15, 2012. REUTERS/Mohamed Abd El Ghany

An Egyptian man shows his finger marked with ink after voting during a referendum on the new Egyptian constitution at a polling station in Mahalla el-Kubra, about 110 km (68 miles) north of Cairo December 15, 2012. REUTERS/Mohamed Abd El Ghany

An Egyptian man shows his finger marked with ink after voting during a referendum on the new Egyptian constitution at a polling station in Mahalla el-Kubra, about 110 km (68 miles) north of Cairo December 15, 2012. REUTERS/Mohamed Abd El Ghany
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People queue outside a polling centre to vote in a referendum on Egypt's new constitution in Cairo December 15, 2012. REUTERS/Amr Abdallah Dalsh

People queue outside a polling centre to vote in a referendum on Egypt's new constitution in Cairo December 15, 2012. REUTERS/Amr Abdallah Dalsh

People queue outside a polling centre to vote in a referendum on Egypt's new constitution in Cairo December 15, 2012. REUTERS/Amr Abdallah Dalsh
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Women queue to vote in a referendum on Egypt's new constitution at a school used as a polling station in Alexandria, December 15, 2012. REUTERS/Asmaa Waguih

Women queue to vote in a referendum on Egypt's new constitution at a school used as a polling station in Alexandria, December 15, 2012. REUTERS/Asmaa Waguih

Women queue to vote in a referendum on Egypt's new constitution at a school used as a polling station in Alexandria, December 15, 2012. REUTERS/Asmaa Waguih
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An Egyptian woman casts her vote during a referendum on the new Egyptian constitution at a polling station in Mahalla el-Kubra, about 110 km (68 miles) north of Cairo December 15, 2012. REUTERS/Mohamed Abd El Ghany

An Egyptian woman casts her vote during a referendum on the new Egyptian constitution at a polling station in Mahalla el-Kubra, about 110 km (68 miles) north of Cairo December 15, 2012. REUTERS/Mohamed Abd El Ghany

An Egyptian woman casts her vote during a referendum on the new Egyptian constitution at a polling station in Mahalla el-Kubra, about 110 km (68 miles) north of Cairo December 15, 2012. REUTERS/Mohamed Abd El Ghany
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An Egyptian man (C) looks on as a soldier gestures while standing in line to vote during a referendum on the new Egyptian constitution at a polling station in Mahalla el-Kubra, about 110 km (68 miles) north of Cairo December 15, 2012. REUTERS/Mohamed Abd El Ghany

An Egyptian man (C) looks on as a soldier gestures while standing in line to vote during a referendum on the new Egyptian constitution at a polling station in Mahalla el-Kubra, about 110 km (68 miles) north of Cairo December 15, 2012. REUTERS/Mohamed...more

An Egyptian man (C) looks on as a soldier gestures while standing in line to vote during a referendum on the new Egyptian constitution at a polling station in Mahalla el-Kubra, about 110 km (68 miles) north of Cairo December 15, 2012. REUTERS/Mohamed Abd El Ghany
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Soldiers stand guard as people wait outside a polling center to vote in a referendum on Egypt's new constitution, in Cairo December 15, 2012. REUTERS/Khaled Abdullah

Soldiers stand guard as people wait outside a polling center to vote in a referendum on Egypt's new constitution, in Cairo December 15, 2012. REUTERS/Khaled Abdullah

Soldiers stand guard as people wait outside a polling center to vote in a referendum on Egypt's new constitution, in Cairo December 15, 2012. REUTERS/Khaled Abdullah
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Women queue outside a polling center to vote during a referendum on Egypt's new constitution in Cairo December 15, 2012. REUTERS/Khaled Abdullah

Women queue outside a polling center to vote during a referendum on Egypt's new constitution in Cairo December 15, 2012. REUTERS/Khaled Abdullah

Women queue outside a polling center to vote during a referendum on Egypt's new constitution in Cairo December 15, 2012. REUTERS/Khaled Abdullah
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Workers check the identity of female voters at a school used as a polling station in Alexandria, Egypt's second city, as they queue to vote in a referendum on Egypt's new constitution December 15, 2012. REUTERS/Asmaa Waguih

Workers check the identity of female voters at a school used as a polling station in Alexandria, Egypt's second city, as they queue to vote in a referendum on Egypt's new constitution December 15, 2012. REUTERS/Asmaa Waguih

Workers check the identity of female voters at a school used as a polling station in Alexandria, Egypt's second city, as they queue to vote in a referendum on Egypt's new constitution December 15, 2012. REUTERS/Asmaa Waguih
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Seniors queue to vote at a school used as a polling station in Alexandria, Egypt's second city, during a referendum on Egypt's new constitution December 15, 2012. REUTERS/Asmaa Waguih (EGYPT - Tags: POLITICS ELECTIONS)

Seniors queue to vote at a school used as a polling station in Alexandria, Egypt's second city, during a referendum on Egypt's new constitution December 15, 2012. REUTERS/Asmaa Waguih (EGYPT - Tags: POLITICS ELECTIONS)

Seniors queue to vote at a school used as a polling station in Alexandria, Egypt's second city, during a referendum on Egypt's new constitution December 15, 2012. REUTERS/Asmaa Waguih (EGYPT - Tags: POLITICS ELECTIONS)
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An Egyptian (R) casts her vote during a referendum on the new Egyptian constitution at a polling station in Mahalla el-Kubra, about 110 km (68 miles) north of Cairo December 15, 2012. REUTERS/Mohamed Abd El Ghany

An Egyptian (R) casts her vote during a referendum on the new Egyptian constitution at a polling station in Mahalla el-Kubra, about 110 km (68 miles) north of Cairo December 15, 2012. REUTERS/Mohamed Abd El Ghany

An Egyptian (R) casts her vote during a referendum on the new Egyptian constitution at a polling station in Mahalla el-Kubra, about 110 km (68 miles) north of Cairo December 15, 2012. REUTERS/Mohamed Abd El Ghany
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Seniors queue to vote at a school used as a polling station in Alexandria, Egypt's second city, during a referendum on Egypt's new constitution December 15, 2012. REUTERS/Asmaa Waguih

Seniors queue to vote at a school used as a polling station in Alexandria, Egypt's second city, during a referendum on Egypt's new constitution December 15, 2012. REUTERS/Asmaa Waguih

Seniors queue to vote at a school used as a polling station in Alexandria, Egypt's second city, during a referendum on Egypt's new constitution December 15, 2012. REUTERS/Asmaa Waguih
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People look for their names at a polling station before casting their votes during a referendum on Egypt's new constitution in Cairo December 15, 2012. REUTERS/Khaled Abdullah

People look for their names at a polling station before casting their votes during a referendum on Egypt's new constitution in Cairo December 15, 2012. REUTERS/Khaled Abdullah

People look for their names at a polling station before casting their votes during a referendum on Egypt's new constitution in Cairo December 15, 2012. REUTERS/Khaled Abdullah
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A soldier stands guard in front of men queuing to vote outside a school used as a polling station in Alexandria, Egypt's second city, during a referendum on Egypt's new constitution December 15, 2012. REUTERS/Asmaa Waguih

A soldier stands guard in front of men queuing to vote outside a school used as a polling station in Alexandria, Egypt's second city, during a referendum on Egypt's new constitution December 15, 2012. REUTERS/Asmaa Waguih

A soldier stands guard in front of men queuing to vote outside a school used as a polling station in Alexandria, Egypt's second city, during a referendum on Egypt's new constitution December 15, 2012. REUTERS/Asmaa Waguih
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A soldier stands guard as women queue outside a polling center to vote in referendum on Egypt's new constitution in Cairo December 15, 2012. Polling stations opened on Saturday in a referendum on a new constitution shaped by Islamist allies of Egypt's President Mohamed Mursi and which his liberal rivals say deepens divisions in the nation. REUTERS/Khaled Abdullah

A soldier stands guard as women queue outside a polling center to vote in referendum on Egypt's new constitution in Cairo December 15, 2012. Polling stations opened on Saturday in a referendum on a new constitution shaped by Islamist allies of...more

A soldier stands guard as women queue outside a polling center to vote in referendum on Egypt's new constitution in Cairo December 15, 2012. Polling stations opened on Saturday in a referendum on a new constitution shaped by Islamist allies of Egypt's President Mohamed Mursi and which his liberal rivals say deepens divisions in the nation. REUTERS/Khaled Abdullah
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An employee points to a ballot box as a woman casts her ballot during a voting in a referendum on Egypt's new constitution, at a school used as a polling station in Alexandria, Egypt's second city, December 15, 2012. REUTERS/Asmaa Waguih

An employee points to a ballot box as a woman casts her ballot during a voting in a referendum on Egypt's new constitution, at a school used as a polling station in Alexandria, Egypt's second city, December 15, 2012. REUTERS/Asmaa Waguih

An employee points to a ballot box as a woman casts her ballot during a voting in a referendum on Egypt's new constitution, at a school used as a polling station in Alexandria, Egypt's second city, December 15, 2012. REUTERS/Asmaa Waguih
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