Thousands of Islamists gathered near Cairo University today to rally in support of Shariah law and Mohamed Morsi, the Egyptian president who recently granted himself dictatorial powers.

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Organized by the Muslim Brotherhood, the rally follows a week of large anti-Morsi demonstrations and the passage of a draft constitution by an Islamist-led assembly.

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The U.S. Embassy in Cairo is closed to visitors again today due to “security concerns.”