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In this Sunday, March 17, 2013 photo, an Egyptian man walks past banners hung up by members of Gamaa Islamiya in front of el-Gamaayah el-Sharaayah mosque also used as Gamaa's headquarters, not pictured, in Assiut, southern Egypt. The Gamaa says its move is in response to a strike last week by some of the police in Assiut. The group unilaterally declared it would set up “popular committees” to carry out security duties in the police's absence. Riding on motorbikes and waving banners, hundreds of Gamaa supporters toured the city last week to assure residents that the group was capable of maintaining law and order if the strike continues or spreads. The banner, top center, shows Egyptian spiritual leader Sheikh Omar Abdel-Rahman, who is currently imprisoned in the US. (AP Photo/Nariman El-Mofty)

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