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Egypt Brotherhood leader Badie appears at protest rally

People walk past a defaced poster of Muslim Brotherhood leader Mohammed Badie with Arabic text which reads "Together to down brotherhood's power" near Tahrir Square in Cairo June 23, 2013. REUTERS/Amr Abdallah Dalsh

CAIRO (Reuters) - The leader of Egypt’s Muslim Brotherhood, Mohamed Badie, appeared before Islamist supporters at a rally in Cairo on Friday which was called to protest at the overthrow of President Mohamed Mursi, a member of the movement.

Security sources said Badie had been arrested on Thursday.

(The story was refiled to add name of the leader in body of text)

Reporting by Tom Perry; Editing by Alastair Macdonald

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