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Egypt freezes assets of 14 top Islamists

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Egypt's public prosecutor on Sunday ordered the freezing of assets belonging to 14 top Islamists, as the US dispatched its first senior official to Cairo since president Mohamed Morsi's ouster. 

Supporters of Egypt's deposed president Mohamed Morsi shout slogans during a protest outside Cairo's Rabaa al-Adawiya Mosque on July 13, 2013. Egypt's public prosecutor on Sunday ordered the freezing of assets belonging to 14 top Islamists, as the US dispatched its first senior official to Cairo since president Mohamed Morsi's ouster.

Under Secretary of State Bill Burns will visit Egypt from Sunday to Tuesday, the US State Department said, adding he would "underscore US support for the Egyptian people".

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