Egyptian policemen inspect the wreckage of a car after a bomb exploded in the eastern Nasr City district of the Egyptian capital Cairo on November 4, 2016.
/ AFP / Suhail SALEH
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Egyptian authorities said Friday they had arrested members of two recently emerged militant groups, along with weapons, explosives and evidence that the organizations had been set up by the Muslim Brotherhood.Police detained five leaders and other members of the Hasam Movement and Louwaa al-Thawra, the Interior Ministry said – both groups that have claimed responsibility for assassination attempts on judges, policemen and military officers.The Brotherhood won Egypt's first free elections after the 2011 uprising that ended Hosni Mubarak's 30-year rule.But the Brotherhood leader who became president, Mohammad Morsi, was himself deposed after mass protests against his rule and replaced by the army's Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi in 2013 .
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