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US calls for Morsi's release

The US State Department has called on Egypt to release the deposed president Mohamed Morsi from detention.

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Al Jazeera's Egyptian TV station 'taken off air'

The Al Jazeera news agency reports that its live Egypt coverage has been taken off air. A statement on its website said:

Al Jazeera's live Egypt service have been taken off air along with several other TV channels.

Reports from our correspondents say this happened during a live broadcast when security forces stormed the building and arrested the presenter, guests and producers.

– al jazeera statement

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