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Egypt arrests top Islamists close to Morsi

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Egyptian security forces on Wednesday arrested two senior leaders of the Muslim Brotherhood close to ousted president Mohamed Morsi, security officials said.

Saad al-Katatni, who heads the Freedom and Justice Party -- the political arm of the Muslim Brotherhood -- and Rashad Bayoumi, the deputy head of the Islamist movement were detained, the officials said.

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http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130703/egypt-arrests-top-islamists-close-morsi