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7/17/13

Egypt turmoil: Interim cabinet sworn in

A new interim Egyptian government has been sworn in, with army chief Gen Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, who led the ousting of Mohammed Morsi, becoming deputy PM as well as defence minister.

Hazem al-Beblawi is the new PM, under the interim President Adly Mansour.

The swearing in followed another night of violence between security forces and Morsi supporters that left seven dead.

A spokesman for Mr Morsi's Muslim Brotherhood called the interim government "illegitimate".

 Read more: BBC News - Egypt turmoil: Interim cabinet sworn in

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