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Egypt faces divisive choice over political future

Supporters of Egyptian President Mohamed Mursi and members of the Muslim Brotherhood chant pro-Mursi slogans while holding up a poster with a crossed out picture of ousted President Hosni Mubarak (R) and current President Mohamed Mursi during a rally in Rabaa El Adaweya Mosque square in Cairo December 14, 2012. REUTERS/Amr Abdallah Dalsh

Supporters of Egyptian President Mohamed Mursi and members of the Muslim Brotherhood chant pro-Mursi slogans while holding up a poster with a crossed out picture of ousted President Hosni Mubarak (R) and current President Mohamed Mursi during a rally...more

Supporters of Egyptian President Mohamed Mursi and members of the Muslim Brotherhood chant pro-Mursi slogans while holding up a poster with a crossed out picture of ousted President Hosni Mubarak (R) and current President Mohamed Mursi during a rally in Rabaa El Adaweya Mosque square in Cairo December 14, 2012. REUTERS/Amr Abdallah Dalsh
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A supporter of Egyptian President Mohamed Mursi and a member of the Muslim Brotherhood holds up a Koran during Friday prayers during a rally at Rabaa El Adaweya Mosque square in Cairo December 14, 2012. REUTERS/Amr Abdallah Dalsh

A supporter of Egyptian President Mohamed Mursi and a member of the Muslim Brotherhood holds up a Koran during Friday prayers during a rally at Rabaa El Adaweya Mosque square in Cairo December 14, 2012. REUTERS/Amr Abdallah Dalsh

A supporter of Egyptian President Mohamed Mursi and a member of the Muslim Brotherhood holds up a Koran during Friday prayers during a rally at Rabaa El Adaweya Mosque square in Cairo December 14, 2012. REUTERS/Amr Abdallah Dalsh
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Supporters of Egyptian President Mohamed Mursi and members of the Muslim Brotherhood chant pro-Mursi slogans during a rally at Rabaa El Adaweya Mosque square in Cairo December 14, 2012. REUTERS/Amr Abdallah Dalsh

Supporters of Egyptian President Mohamed Mursi and members of the Muslim Brotherhood chant pro-Mursi slogans during a rally at Rabaa El Adaweya Mosque square in Cairo December 14, 2012. REUTERS/Amr Abdallah Dalsh

Supporters of Egyptian President Mohamed Mursi and members of the Muslim Brotherhood chant pro-Mursi slogans during a rally at Rabaa El Adaweya Mosque square in Cairo December 14, 2012. REUTERS/Amr Abdallah Dalsh
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Protesters opposing Egyptian President Mohamed Mursi sit around a fire to warm themselves up at Tahrir Square in Cairo December 14, 2012. REUTERS/Khaled Abdullah

Protesters opposing Egyptian President Mohamed Mursi sit around a fire to warm themselves up at Tahrir Square in Cairo December 14, 2012. REUTERS/Khaled Abdullah

Protesters opposing Egyptian President Mohamed Mursi sit around a fire to warm themselves up at Tahrir Square in Cairo December 14, 2012. REUTERS/Khaled Abdullah
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A protester opposing Egyptian President Mohamed Mursi drinks tea at Tahrir Square in Cairo December 14, 2012. REUTERS/Khaled Abdullah

A protester opposing Egyptian President Mohamed Mursi drinks tea at Tahrir Square in Cairo December 14, 2012. REUTERS/Khaled Abdullah

A protester opposing Egyptian President Mohamed Mursi drinks tea at Tahrir Square in Cairo December 14, 2012. REUTERS/Khaled Abdullah
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Supporters of Egyptian President Mohamed Mursi and members of the Muslim Brotherhood chant pro-Mursi slogans during a rally at Rabaa El Adaweya Mosque square in Cairo December 14, 2012. REUTERS/Amr Abdallah Dalsh

Supporters of Egyptian President Mohamed Mursi and members of the Muslim Brotherhood chant pro-Mursi slogans during a rally at Rabaa El Adaweya Mosque square in Cairo December 14, 2012. REUTERS/Amr Abdallah Dalsh

Supporters of Egyptian President Mohamed Mursi and members of the Muslim Brotherhood chant pro-Mursi slogans during a rally at Rabaa El Adaweya Mosque square in Cairo December 14, 2012. REUTERS/Amr Abdallah Dalsh
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Protesters opposing Egyptian President Mohamed Mursi sleep outside the presidential palace in Cairo December 14, 2012. REUTERS/Khaled Abdullah

Protesters opposing Egyptian President Mohamed Mursi sleep outside the presidential palace in Cairo December 14, 2012. REUTERS/Khaled Abdullah

Protesters opposing Egyptian President Mohamed Mursi sleep outside the presidential palace in Cairo December 14, 2012. REUTERS/Khaled Abdullah
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A protester opposing Egyptian President Mohamed Mursi sleeps at a bus stop at Tahrir Square in Cairo December 14, 2012. REUTERS/Khaled Abdullah

A protester opposing Egyptian President Mohamed Mursi sleeps at a bus stop at Tahrir Square in Cairo December 14, 2012. REUTERS/Khaled Abdullah

A protester opposing Egyptian President Mohamed Mursi sleeps at a bus stop at Tahrir Square in Cairo December 14, 2012. REUTERS/Khaled Abdullah
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Protesters opposing Egyptian President Mohamed Mursi chat as they sit at Tahrir Square in Cairo December 14, 2012. REUTERS/Khaled Abdullah

Protesters opposing Egyptian President Mohamed Mursi chat as they sit at Tahrir Square in Cairo December 14, 2012. REUTERS/Khaled Abdullah

Protesters opposing Egyptian President Mohamed Mursi chat as they sit at Tahrir Square in Cairo December 14, 2012. REUTERS/Khaled Abdullah
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Protesters opposing Egyptian President Mohamed Mursi sleep at Tahrir Square in Cairo December 14, 2012. REUTERS/Khaled Abdullah

Protesters opposing Egyptian President Mohamed Mursi sleep at Tahrir Square in Cairo December 14, 2012. REUTERS/Khaled Abdullah

Protesters opposing Egyptian President Mohamed Mursi sleep at Tahrir Square in Cairo December 14, 2012. REUTERS/Khaled Abdullah
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A military vehicle patrols the vicinity of the presidential palace in Cairo December 14, 2012. REUTERS/Khaled Abdullah

A military vehicle patrols the vicinity of the presidential palace in Cairo December 14, 2012. REUTERS/Khaled Abdullah

A military vehicle patrols the vicinity of the presidential palace in Cairo December 14, 2012. REUTERS/Khaled Abdullah
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Supporters of Egyptian President Mohamed Mursi and members of the Muslim Brotherhood hold the Koran and chant pro-Mursi slogans during a rally in Rabaa El Adaweya Mosque square in Cairo December 14, 2012. REUTERS/Amr Abdallah Dalsh

Supporters of Egyptian President Mohamed Mursi and members of the Muslim Brotherhood hold the Koran and chant pro-Mursi slogans during a rally in Rabaa El Adaweya Mosque square in Cairo December 14, 2012. REUTERS/Amr Abdallah Dalsh

Supporters of Egyptian President Mohamed Mursi and members of the Muslim Brotherhood hold the Koran and chant pro-Mursi slogans during a rally in Rabaa El Adaweya Mosque square in Cairo December 14, 2012. REUTERS/Amr Abdallah Dalsh
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Supporters of Egyptian President Mohamed Mursi and members of the Muslim Brotherhood chant pro-Mursi slogans during a rally at Rabaa El Adaweya Mosque square in Cairo December 14, 2012. REUTERS/Amr Abdallah Dalsh

Supporters of Egyptian President Mohamed Mursi and members of the Muslim Brotherhood chant pro-Mursi slogans during a rally at Rabaa El Adaweya Mosque square in Cairo December 14, 2012. REUTERS/Amr Abdallah Dalsh

Supporters of Egyptian President Mohamed Mursi and members of the Muslim Brotherhood chant pro-Mursi slogans during a rally at Rabaa El Adaweya Mosque square in Cairo December 14, 2012. REUTERS/Amr Abdallah Dalsh
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Supporters of Egyptian President Mohamed Mursi and members of the Muslim Brotherhood chant pro-Mursi slogans during a rally in Rabaa El Adaweya Mosque square in Cairo December 14, 2012. REUTERS/Amr Abdallah Dalsh

Supporters of Egyptian President Mohamed Mursi and members of the Muslim Brotherhood chant pro-Mursi slogans during a rally in Rabaa El Adaweya Mosque square in Cairo December 14, 2012. REUTERS/Amr Abdallah Dalsh

Supporters of Egyptian President Mohamed Mursi and members of the Muslim Brotherhood chant pro-Mursi slogans during a rally in Rabaa El Adaweya Mosque square in Cairo December 14, 2012. REUTERS/Amr Abdallah Dalsh
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Supporters of Egyptian President Mohamed Mursi and members of the Muslim Brotherhood chant pro-Mursi slogans during a rally in Rabaa El Adaweya Mosque square in Cairo December 14, 2012. REUTERS/Amr Abdallah Dalsh

Supporters of Egyptian President Mohamed Mursi and members of the Muslim Brotherhood chant pro-Mursi slogans during a rally in Rabaa El Adaweya Mosque square in Cairo December 14, 2012. REUTERS/Amr Abdallah Dalsh

Supporters of Egyptian President Mohamed Mursi and members of the Muslim Brotherhood chant pro-Mursi slogans during a rally in Rabaa El Adaweya Mosque square in Cairo December 14, 2012. REUTERS/Amr Abdallah Dalsh
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A protester opposing Egyptian President Mohamed Mursi sleeps on a cart at Tahrir Square in Cairo December 14, 2012. REUTERS/Khaled Abdullah

A protester opposing Egyptian President Mohamed Mursi sleeps on a cart at Tahrir Square in Cairo December 14, 2012. REUTERS/Khaled Abdullah

A protester opposing Egyptian President Mohamed Mursi sleeps on a cart at Tahrir Square in Cairo December 14, 2012. REUTERS/Khaled Abdullah
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Protesters opposing Egyptian President Mohamed Mursi sleep at Tahrir Square in Cairo December 14, 2012. Supporters and opponents of Mursi stage final rallies on Friday before a divisive referendum on a new constitution championed by the Islamist leader as a way out of the worst crisis since the fall of Hosni Mubarak. REUTERS/Khaled Abdullah

Protesters opposing Egyptian President Mohamed Mursi sleep at Tahrir Square in Cairo December 14, 2012. Supporters and opponents of Mursi stage final rallies on Friday before a divisive referendum on a new constitution championed by the Islamist...more

Protesters opposing Egyptian President Mohamed Mursi sleep at Tahrir Square in Cairo December 14, 2012. Supporters and opponents of Mursi stage final rallies on Friday before a divisive referendum on a new constitution championed by the Islamist leader as a way out of the worst crisis since the fall of Hosni Mubarak. REUTERS/Khaled Abdullah
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