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Egypt army faces challenge over workers, subsidies

By Tom Pfeiffer/Reuters CAIRO: The Egyptian army, praised for overseeing a mostly peaceful revolution, is running into a storm of wage and subsidy demands overtaking pressure for democracy and piling more burdens on an already teetering economy. That has already happened in Tunisia, where strikes and protests continue more than a month after citizens ousted …

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Egyptians air grievances, ignoring army warning

By Maggie Michael / AP CAIRO: Airport employees protested for better pay Wednesday, textile workers went on strike to demand a corruption investigation and residents of a Suez Canal city pressed for closing a chemical factory they say is dumping toxic waste into a lake in the latest wave of unrest shaking Egypt. The ruling …

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