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Clashes in Cairo after Sisi announces bid for Egypt's presidency

Thursday, March 27, 2014 - 00:38

March 27 - Egyptian students clash with police, the first protest since Wednesday's announcement that Defense Minister, Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi was resigning to run for president. Jillian Kitchener reports.

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A face-off in the streets of Cairo. Tension mounts as students clash with police. Tear gas is fired. It's the first protest since military head, Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi, announced he will run for president. And with this announcement comes risks of escalating political divisions. Tensions in Egypt have risen -- as a crackdown by the military backed government on the Muslim Brotherhood continues. Recently 529 Brotherhood members were sentenced to death.

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Clashes in Cairo after Sisi announces bid for Egypt's presidency

Thursday, March 27, 2014 - 00:38