Since fierce clash, Egypt’s crisis takes new turn

FILE - In this Friday, March 22, 2013 file photo, Egyptian protesters drag a wounded Muslim Brotherhood supporter during clashes between supporters and opponents of Egypt’s powerful Muslim Brotherhood near the Islamist group’s headquarters in Cairo, Egypt. Known as the "Battle of the Mountain," a ferocious recent fight between members of Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood and their opponents in Cairo is looking like a dangerous turning point in the country’s political turmoil. Some protesters showed a new willingness to turn to violence against Islamists they accuse of dominating Egypt, while Islamists have heightened their calls for action against opponents they accuse of trying to topple the president. (AP Photo/Khalil Hamra, File)CAIRO (AP) — It has come to be known as the "Battle of the Mountain": a ferocious fight between members of Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood and their opponents near the group's Cairo headquarters. In a country that has already seen crisis after crisis, it could mark a dangerous turning point in the political turmoil.


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