In this Sunday, March 17, 2013 photo, Assiut's provincial security chief Abu el-Qassim Abu Deif, speaks during an interview with The Associated Press at his office, in Assiut, southern Egypt. The Gamaa Islamiya once waged a bloody insurgency, attacking police and Christians in a campaign to create an Islamic state. Now a political force, the former jihadis say they are setting up their own parallel police and are determined to ensure law and order in this southern Egyptian province. Deif has vowed to use the police's full powers against anyone assuming to carry out police duties. (AP Photo/Nariman El-Mofty)

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In this Sunday, March 17, 2013 photo, Assiut's provincial security chief Abu el-Qassim Abu Deif, speaks during an interview with The Associated Press at his office, in Assiut, southern Egypt. The Gamaa Islamiya once waged a bloody insurgency, attacking police and Christians in a campaign to create an Islamic state. Now a political force, the former jihadis say they are setting up their own parallel police and are determined to ensure law and order in this southern Egyptian province. Deif has vowed to use the police's full powers against anyone assuming to carry out police duties. (AP Photo/Nariman El-Mofty)
In this Sunday, March 17, 2013 photo, Assiut's provincial security chief Abu el-Qassim Abu Deif, speaks during an interview with The Associated Press at his office, in Assiut, southern Egypt. The Gamaa Islamiya once waged a bloody insurgency, attacking police and Christians in a campaign to create an Islamic state. Now a political force, the former jihadis say they are setting up their own parallel police and are determined to ensure law and order in this southern Egyptian province. Deif has vowed to use the police's full powers against anyone assuming to carry out police duties. (AP Photo/Nariman El-Mofty)
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