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White House to review Egypt aid

The White has said it will hold a cabinet-level meeting to discuss the possibility of cutting some US aid to Egypt, after the recent crackdown on the Muslim Brotherhood. The spiritual leader of the Brotherhood remains in police custody in Cairo.

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Rights group: Egypt guilty of 'mass unlawful killings'

Human Rights Watch has accused Egyptian security forces of committing of the "most serious incident of mass unlawful killings in modern Egyptian history".

Muslim Brotherhood supporters run away from tear gas during clashes in Cairo on Friday Credit: REUTERS/Louafi Larbi

The group said the use of live ammunition to disperse several sit-ins last Wednesday was not justified by the nature of the demonstrations and was in contravention of international policing standards.

It also accuses security authorities of failing to provide a safe exit for those trying to leave the sit-ins and for those in need of medical attention.

Read: Almost 4,000 people injured in Egypt crackdown

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