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Egypt's Opposition Calls for Mass Protests

The National Salvation Front in Egypt, a recently created umbrella group comprised of opposition groups, issued a statement on Thursday in which it said that the "authority" had lost its legitimacy and called for mass protests on Friday.

According to a report on the website of the Egyptian Al-Ahram daily, the statement follows deadly clashes between supporters of President Mohammed Morsi and opposition protesters that left six dead and almost 700 injured on Wednesday.

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