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Fri November 18, 2011

Latest Egypt Protest Attracts Islamists, Secular Activists

Virtually all of Egypt's post-revolutionary political parties are planning major demonstrations in Cairo and other cities today in what amounts to a test of wills with the ruling military council over the direction of the country. At issue is a document from the generals aimed at guiding the drafting of a new constitution. Critics call it an attempt to enshrine military rule. Renee Montagne gets the latest news from NPR's Soraya Sarhaddi Nelson.