Egypt arrests 1,004 at Friday's Muslim Brotherhood protests

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Posted: Aug 17, 2013 3:16 AM
Egypt arrests 1,004 at Friday's Muslim Brotherhood protests

CAIRO (Reuters) - Egyptian authorities arrested 1,004 "elements" of the Muslim Brotherhood during nationwide protests on Friday, the interior ministry said on Saturday.

An Interior Ministry statement said Brotherhood members had committed acts of terrorism during the demonstrations.

(Writing by Michael Georgy; Editing by Louise Ireland)