Egyptian President Calls for National Dialogue


President Mohamed Mursi has offered to talk to the opposition about the country's political crisis. He also promised to form a new constituent assembly if the draft constitution is rejected in a referendum later this month.

VIDEO: Egypt's president offers to hold dialogue

Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi has offered to hold dialogue with the opposition as the political crisis in the country is deepening. But ... see more »

  • Egypt:  Breaking - Mursi to Form New Constituent Assembly If People Reject Draft Constitution

    Aswat Masriya, 6 December 2012

    President Mohamed Mursi said on Thursday in a televised statement that he will form a new constitution-drafting body if the people reject the draft constitution to be put to ... read more »

  • Egypt:  Marches in Alexandria to Denounce Wednesday's Clashes

    Aswat Masriya, 6 December 2012

    Hundreds in Alexandria organized on Thursday afternoon a march from al-Haqqaneya Court in al-Mansheya to Sidi Gaber Square to denounce the bloody clashes that occurred at the ... read more »

  • Egypt:  Activists Demonstrate Near MB Main Headquarters in Mokattam

    Aswat Masriya, 6 December 2012

    Scores of President Mohamed Mursi opponents gathered on Thursday at al-Nafoura Square in Mokattam near the main headquarters of the Muslim Brotherhood (MB) to which Mursi belongs, ... read more »

  • Egypt:  Protesters Besiege FJP Newspaper Headquarters in Manial

    Aswat Masriya, 6 December 2012

    The Freedom and Justice Party's (FJP) newspaper headquarters in Cairo's Manial is besieged by anti-President Mohamed Mursi protesters, FJP Facebook page reported on Thursday. read more »

  • Egypt:  Deaths, Injuries, Division and Tanks

    Aswat Masriya, 6 December 2012

    Five people were killed and more than 400 were injured in confrontations between supporters and opponents of President Mohamed Mursi that began on Wednesday evening and continued ... read more »

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  • Egypt:  Tanks Deployed After Fatal Cairo Clashes

    Tunis Afrique Presse, 6 December 2012

    The Egyptian army has deployed tanks and armoured troop carriers outside the presidential palace in Cairo after clashes between supporters and opponents of President Mohammed Morsi ... read more »

  • Egypt:  Several Dead in Egyptian Clashes

    allAfrica.com, 6 December 2012

    Six people were killed and 450 injured after clashes between protesters and supporters of President Mohamed Mursi on Wednesday night, reports Ahram Online from Cairo. read more »

  • Egypt:  Republican Guard Orders Demonstrators to Evacuate

    Aswat Masriya, 6 December 2012

    Egypt’s Republican Guard, responsible for securing presidential installments, has ordered all demonstrators to evacuate the area surrounding the presidential palace by 3 p.m. ... read more »

Photo: Xinhua/STR

Supporters of Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi clash with anti-Morsi protesters outside the Egyptian presidential palace in Cairo, Egypt, Dec. 5, 2012. Egyptian Health Ministry said that at least 211 people were injured during the clashes between supporters and opponents of Morsi on Wednesday.

  • Egypt:  Mursi Supporters Force Out Opponents After Scuffles

    Aswat Masriya, 5 December 2012

    Thousands of supporters of President Mohamed Mursi forced out protesters gathered by the presidential palace on Wednesday, taking down their tents. read more »

  • Egypt:  Elbaradei - Regime Leading Egypt Into Violence and Bloodshed

    Aswat Masriya, 5 December 2012

    Nobel Laureate Mohamed ElBaradei held Egyptian President Mohamed Mursi responsible on Wednesday for protecting peaceful demonstrators by the presidential palace "if he wishes to ... read more »

  • Egypt:  Mursi Supporters, Opponents Tussle At FJP Headquarters in Suez

    Aswat Masriya, 5 December 2012

    Brawls between President Mohamed Mursi's supporters of the Muslim Brotherhood and his opponents erupted on Wednesday around the brotherhood's Freedom and Justice Party (FJP) ... read more »

  • Egypt:  April 6 Holds Mursi, Brotherhood, Responsible for Confrontations

    Aswat Masriya, 5 December 2012

    The April 6 youth movement holds President Mohamed Mursi, and the Muslim Brotherhood to which he belongs, responsible for confrontations that erupted on Wednesday between ... read more »

  • Egypt:  Security Sector Remains Threat

    ThinkAfricaPress, 5 December 2012

    Mohamed Morsi, Egypt's first-ever elected civilian president, recently granted himself sweeping temporary powers in order, he claims, to attain the objectives of the revolution ... read more »

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  • Egypt:  More Than 100 Injured in Palace, Tahrir Protests

    Aswat Masriya, 5 December 2012

    The number of injured people in clashes that erupted on Wednesday around the presidential palace and Tahrir Square reached 104, Egypt's Ministry of Health announced. read more »

  • Egypt:  Opposition Sit-in Resumes By Presidential Palace, No Security

    Aswat Masriya, 5 December 2012

    Tens of protesters have set up tents by Egypt's presidential palace in a sit-in against a constitutional decree issued by President Mohamed Mursi and a draft constitution written ... read more »

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