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Tawakul Karman

Egypt's government, pro-Morsi protesters may be near compromise

Egypt's government, pro-Morsi protesters may be near compromise

CAIRO — After weeks of deadly clashes, Egypt’s military-backed government and supporters of deposed president Mohamed Morsi may be edging toward a compromise that could ease the latest unrest threatening the nation’s erratic path toward democracy. Egypt remains volatile and mistrust between the two sides is deep. But the government and Morsi loyalists, notably his Muslim Brotherhood movement, met over the weekend with international envoys in efforts to calm the divisions in the Arab world’s most populous and strategically important country. Thousands of the former president’s supporters have vowed not end their sit-in at the Rabaa al Adawiya mosque until...

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