Egyptian Brotherhood Calls Protest to Back Mursi

The Muslim Brotherhood has called for a demonstration from supporters of President Mohamed Mursi to defend his legitimacy against protesters opposing a draft constitution and a recent presidential decree.

An Egyptian soldier sets up a wire fence in front of the presidential palace.

  • Egypt:  Ministry of Interior - 40 Policemen Injured in Presidential Palace Scuffles

    Aswat Masriya, 5 December 2012

    Egypt's Ministry of Interior said on Wednesday that 40 policemen were injured in Tuesday scuffles by the presidential palace. read more »

  • Egypt:  Riot Police Retreat After Firing Teargas At Protesters

    Aswat Masriya, 4 December 2012

    Egypt's riot police retreated after firing teargas at protesters gathered by the presidential palace on Tuesday against a decree issued by President Mohamed Mursi and a draft ... read more »

  • Egypt:  Mursi Departs Palace Following Clashes

    Aswat Masriya, 4 December 2012

    President Mohamed Mursi left the presidential palace on Tuesday following clashes between riot police and protesters outside, Reuters has reported two sources from the president's ... read more »

  • Egypt:  Egypt Newspapers Strike Over Draft Charter, Mursi Decree

    Aswat Masriya, 4 December 2012

    Over 10 Egyptian newspapers went on strike on Tuesday in protest against a presidential decree and a draft constitution written by an Islamist-dominated assembly. read more »


An anti-Morsi protester shouts slogans during a protest in front of the presidential palace in Cairo.

  • Egypt:  Judges Override Calls for Constitution Vote Boycott

    Tunis Afrique Presse, 4 December 2012

    Egypt's most senior judges announced on Monday they would delegate judicial officers to oversee a referendum on a controversial draft constitution, overriding calls for a boycott, ... read more »

  • Egypt:  Referendum On New Constitution Starts Abroad On Saturday

    Egypt State Information Service, 3 December 2012

    Spokesman of Foreign Ministry Amr Roshdy said on Monday 3/12/2012 that a referendum on the new constitution will start abroad for Egyptian expatriates on Saturday 8/12/2012. It is ... read more »

  • Egypt:  Egypt Expats Vote in Charter Referendum Saturday

    Aswat Masriya, 3 December 2012

    Egyptians who live abroad will begin voting on Saturday in a referendum on a draft constitution that an Islamist-led assembly has just finished writing. read more »

Egyptian protesters clash with riot police during an anti-Morsi protest in front of the presidential palace in Cairo, Dec. 4, 2012.