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The Boston Globe


Farah Stockman

How does this movie end?

For a few, it was what they did to the opera. The Muslim Brotherhood unceremoniously fired the director of the Cairo Opera House. Singers went on strike. Giuseppe Verdi’s “Aida” was cancelled. For others, it was the Islamist campaign to ban ballet, or the arrest warrant issued for a popular TV comedian.

Last week, for a whole host of reasons, Egyptians massed once again in Tahrir Square to send their Muslim Brotherhood government packing.

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