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Protests near Egyptian presidential palace turns violent

Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi left the presidential palace Tuesday as violence erupted between police and at least 100,000 protesters gathered in Cairo.

 

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Dec. 5, 2012: Egyptian protesters chant anti Muslim Brotherhood slogans outside the presidential palace, in Cairo, Egypt.
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Dec. 5, 2012: Protesters opposed to Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi chant slogans near burning garbage at Tahrir Square in Cairo, Egypt.
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Dec. 5, 2012: Egyptian President Mohammed Morsis supporters, background, and opponents, foreground, clash outside the presidential palace, in Cairo, Egypt.
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Dec. 5, 2012: Egyptian President Mohammed Morsis supporters, background, clash with opponents, foreground, outside the presidential palace, in Cairo, Egypt.
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Dec. 5, 2012: An Egyptian protester with Arabic writing on his forehead that reads, "Muslims and Christians, one hand," attends a demonstration outside the presidential palace, in Cairo, Egypt.
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Dec. 5, 2012: Supporters of Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi remove tents of opposition protesters outside the presidential palace, in Cairo, Egypt.
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Dec. 5, 2012: Egyptian protesters chant anti Muslim Brotherhood slogans during a demonstration outside the presidential palace, in Cairo, Egypt.
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Dec. 5, 2012: Protesters opposed to Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi evacuate and injured fellow protester during clashes between supporters of president Mohammed Morsi and their rivals in front of the president palace, in Cairo, Egypt.
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Dec. 5, 2012: An injured Egyptian anti-government protester waits for medical care during clashes between supporters of president Mohammed Morsi and their rivals in front of the president palace, in Cairo, Egypt.
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Dec. 4, 2012: Egyptian riot police stand guard behind barbed wire while protesters chant anti Muslim Brotherhood slogans, not pictured, during a demonstration in front of the presidential palace, in Cairo, Egypt. 

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Dec. 4, 2012: Egyptian protesters chant anti Muslim Brotherhood slogans during a demonstration in front of the presidential palace in Cairo, Egypt.

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Dec. 4, 2012: An anti-Morsi protester takes a photo of a riot police van with tear gas smoke coming out of it during clashes in front of the presidential palace in Cairo.

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Dec. 4, 2012: Anti-Morsi protesters run from smoke from a tear gas canister thrown by riot police, during clashes in front of the presidential palace in Cairo.

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Dec. 4, 2012: Protesters chant anti-Morsi slogans in front of the presidential palace in Cairo. 

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Dec. 4, 2012: Anti-Morsi protesters remove barbed wire during clashes with riot police in front of the presidential palace in Cairo.

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Dec. 4. 2012: Anti-Morsi protesters remove barbed wire during clashes with riot police in front of the presidential palace in Cairo.

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Dec. 4, 2012: A protester carries a shield belonging to a riot police member who ran away as protesters clash briefly with riot police during a protest in front of the presidential palace in Cairo. 

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Dec. 4, 2012: Anti-Morsi protesters barricade a road during clashes with riot police in front of the presidential palace in Cairo.

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Dec. 4, 2012: Protesters chant anti-Morsi slogans in front of the presidential palace in Cairo. 

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Protests near Egyptian presidential palace turns violent

Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi left the presidential palace Tuesday as violence erupted between police and at least 100,000 protesters gathered in Cairo.

 

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