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Tense countdown to Egypt's parliamentary elections

Egypt's army chief has said he will not let "troublemakers" meddle in Monday's parliamentary elections, warning of "extremely grave" consequences if the country does not overcome its crisis.

But even as Field Marshall Hussein Tantawi spoke, thousands of protesters again gathered in Cairo.

Yolanda Knell reports.

  • 27 Nov 2011
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