Cairo — The police arrested 61 Pro-Muslim Brotherhood protesters across Egypt on Friday, said an interior ministry statement.
The arrested possessed firearms and Molotov cocktails, according to the statement.
The statement added that a Brotherhood leader was among the arrested.
Security forces dispersed demonstrations supporting former President Mohamed Mursi in several governorates.
The National Coalition for Supporting Legitimacy has called for week-long protests starting Friday to support the "students' movement."
At least five people were killed last week during clashes.