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.


  • 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, 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 »

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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.