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  11/28/2012, Kislev 14, 5773

Tens of Thousands Protest Against Morsi Power Grab

Tens of thousands of people packed Cairo’s Tahrir Square on Tuesday, to protest a power grab by President Mohammed Morsi, piling pressure on him as he faces his most divisive crisis since taking power in June.

i reported that the huge turnout in the iconic square in the heart of Cairo, as well as in the Mediterranean city of Alexandria and most of Egypt's 27 provinces, marked the largest mobilization yet against the president.