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Egypt's Brotherhood says leaders not arrested after warrant issued

Last modified: 10 Jul 2013 14:19

Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood said its leaders had not been detained by midday on Wednesday after prosecutors ordered them arrested on charges of inciting violence.

Spokesman Gehad El-Haddad said the announcement of charges against Mohamed Badie and several other Brotherhood leaders was an attempt by the authorities to break up a vigil at Rabaa Adaweya mosque in northeast Cairo by thousands of Brotherhood supporters demanding the reinstatement of Mohamed Morsi, ousted as president by the army last week.

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