It must be acknowledged that the best coverage of Egypt among English-language publications has been David D. Kirkpatrick in the N.Y. Times.

August 15, 2013

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Hundreds Die as Egyptian Forces Attack Islamist Protesters

Mosaab Elshamy/European Pressphoto Agency

A young man next to the bodies of protesters killed on Wednesday. Many of the dead were shot in the head or chest; some appeared to be in their early teens.

Published: August 14, 2013 648 Comments

CAIRO — Egyptian security officers stormed two encampments packed with supporters of the ousted president, Mohamed Morsi, on Wednesday in a scorched-earth assault that killed hundreds, set off a violent backlash across Egypt and underscored the new government’s determination to crush the Islamists who dominated two years of free elections.

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