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Egyptians extend protest, dismiss army, PM pledges

CAIRO - More than 1,000 Egyptians extended a protest in central Cairo to a fifth day on Tuesday after dismissing the prime minister's pledge to reshuffle the cabinet as falling short of demands for swifter reforms.
An army statement repeating its commitment to hand power to civilians after the transition and backing the prime minister in his work also drew criticism for offering nothing new.
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