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Morsi loyalists clash with Egypt security forces

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Hundreds of Islamists loyal to deposed president Mohamed Morsi clashed with security forces, hours after a US envoy urged Egypt's army-backed leaders to end violence. 

A supporter of the Muslim Brotherhood and Egypt's ousted President Mohamed Morsi throws back a tear-gas canister shot by riot police on July 16, 2013 in Cairo. US envoy Bill Burns has urged the army to avoid "politically motivated arrests" amid growing international unease at the crackdown on Morsi's Muslim Brotherhood.

US envoy Bill Burns also urged the army to avoid "politically motivated arrests" amid growing international unease at the crackdown on Morsi's Muslim Brotherhood.

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