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More Protests in Egypt

Via the BBC:  Egypt prepares for rival Ramadan protests

Supporters and opponents of the ousted Egyptian Islamist President Mohammed Morsi are preparing to stage large rallies in Cairo on the first Friday of the fasting month of Ramadan.

Mr Morsi’s supporters are gathering in their thousands in the east of the city to call for his reinstatement.

Those whose mass demonstrations led to his removal by the military last week are expected to mass in Tahrir Square.

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Steven L. Taylor is Professor of Political Science and Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences at Troy University. His main areas of expertise include parties, elections, and the institutional design of democracies. His most recent book is the co-authored A Different Democracy: American Government in a 31-Country Perspective. He earned his Ph.D. from the University of Texas and his BA from the University of California, Irvine. He has been blogging since 2003 (originally at the now defunct Poliblog). Follow Steven on Twitter