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  8/25/2011, Av 25, 5771

Cairo Preparing for anti-Israel Demonstration


A demonstration against Israel is scheduled for tomorrow in Cairo's Tahrir Square in the wake of last week's death of five Egyptian security troops during the attack on Israel's Sinai border. The Muslim Brotherhood and other organizers are calling for a million people to take part, citing Israeli reprisal raids on Gaza.

The Muslim Brotherhood called,Wednesday, on Egyptian authories to sever ties with Israel and to cancel the natural-gas and free-trade agreements between the two countries. The organization called United States attempts to calm things down intrusion in domestic matters.