CAIRO — Egyptian security forces said they arrested a top wanted militant Saturday in the Sinai Peninsula suspected of killing 25 off-duty policemen in one of the restive area’s deadliest attacks. Meanwhile, authorities arrested another top figure from the Muslim Brotherhood group of Mohammed Morsi, former president. The group’s supporters have held near-daily protests against the Islamist’s ouster in a July 3 coup. In a sign authorities are responding to an easing of those pro-Morsi rallies, the government once again shortened a military-imposed curfew by two hours, making the evening lock-up in nearly a dozen Egyptian provinces only seven hours. (AP) Full story for BostonGlobe.com subscribers.
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