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Egypt interim to be short, followed by elections-agency
CAIRO, July 3 (Reuters) - An army-backed plan for a new Egyptian political transition includes a short period of interim rule to be followed by presidential and parliamentary elections, the state news agency reported on Wednesday. It gave no further details.
(Writing by Tom Perry/Yasmine Saleh; Editing by Alastair Macdonald)
BEIRUT/ANKARA - Islamic State fighters have seized Syrian villages on the outskirts of Aleppo from rival insurgent fighters, a monitoring group said on Friday, despite Russian air strikes that Moscow says have targeted the militant group.