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 »

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

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

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