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Egypt's Liberals Join Islamists to Reject Transition Plan

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The National Salvation Front, which Nobel Peace Prize-winner Mohamed ElBaradei was leading until he was named Egypt's new deputy president, has joined the Muslim Brotherhood and the anti-Brotherhood Tamarod movement in rejecting President Adli Mansour's transition decree.

ElBaradei Chastises Muslim Brotherhood and Egyptian Youth

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The Muslim Brotherhood’s zeal for political power bears responsibility for the likelihood that a Mubarak-era holdover will win the Egyptian presidency, and the revolutionary youth defanged themselves by refusing to establish political representation, prominent dissident Mohamed ElBaradei told The Guardian.

Tahrir Square All Over Again

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Egyptian security forces killed at least three demonstrators in Cairo's Tahrir Square on Sunday as troops moved against huge crowds protesting the military’s attempts to grant itself permanent governmental powers a week before the first post-Mubarak parliamentary elections.

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To his fellow Egyptians and to most observers across the world, Mohamed ElBaradei looks like a hero -- an international diplomat who might well have lived out his days in the comforts of Geneva and New York but instead returned home to provide leadership despite serious personal peril.

ElBaradei Joins Sit-In, Egyptian Politics

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Former U.N. nuclear watchdog head, Nobel laureate and likely candidate for his country's presidency, Mohamed ElBaradei has continued to position himself as a leading political figure in Egypt by taking part in a large-scale protest Friday over the death of a man at the hands of plainclothes policemen.

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