Egypt risks civil war if Islamists are not included: AU

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Posted: Jul 18, 2013 10:20 AM
Egypt risks civil war if Islamists are not included: AU

ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) - Egypt risks being engulfed in a civil war unless its newly installed interim government includes Islamists, the African Union warned on Thursday.

The Addis Ababa-based bloc suspended Egypt this month after the military ousted President Mohamed Mursi on July 3 following huge street protests against his rule.

(Reporting by Aaron Maasho; Editing by Kevin Liffey)