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Republican Guard officers claim their loyalty is to the Egyptian people
Asks Morsy to revoke declaration
For Egyptian expats
“We no longer belong to the Ikhwani state”
National Front for the Salvation of the Revolution refuses talks after president’s speech
Demonstrators express disapproval of president in Friday of “the red card”
Protesters marched today, Friday, to the presidential palace in protest of President Mohamed Morsy’s latest constitutional decree and constitutional referendum set to be on December 15.
Morsy relayed a live speech Thursday night in an attempt to defuse growing anger against him. Opposition found his speech to be “disappointing” and rallied people to march to the presidential palace to protest as well as Tahrir square.
The marches come in wake of deadly clashes witnessed on Wednesday night in front of the presidential palace which left six dead and over 400 injured.
Muslim Brotherhood Lawyer blames “thugs and criminals” for blaze at central headquarters
Hazem Abou Ismael: “No excuse for anyone who doesn’t join”
Khairy Ramadan resigns over dispute with CBC administration
“All the martyrs are Muslim Brotherhood members”
In the protests against the latest presidential decree
Morsy said investigations have revealed that many of those present in skirmishes were armed and paid to ignite violence.
Disappointing speech by President Morsy draws some reaction from protesters at Itihadiya Palace
Requested SJC to go back to his previous job two days ago
Eyewitness at the Heliopolis police department says detainees, including former ambassador, have been bleeding for hours
The group made observations on the constitutional declaration and the 15 December referendum
Presidential advisers resign due to violence while judges and diplomats refuse to cooperate with referendum plans
Marches to the Presidential Palace are taking place Thursday afternoon, amid tense conditions
The Republican Guard has decided to clear the area around the presidential palace and ban protests around institutions belonging to the presidency
At least five dead and almost 700 injured
Aftermath of overnight clashes, and Republican Guard securing the area
The Republican Guard, the division tasked with protecting the presidency, deployed tanks outside the palace.
ElBaradei: the regime is losing legitimacy
President Mohamed Morsy left the palace ahead of clashes between his supporters and opponents. The rival camps clashed on side streets near the palace in the upscale Cairo neighbourhood of Heliopolis.
Supporters and opponents of President Mohamed Morsy lobbed firebombs and rocks at each other Wednesday as their standoff over his expanded powers and an Islamist-drafted constitution turned violent.
Turkey welcomed NATO’s decision, and reiterated that the weapons are solely for defensive purposes
Observers say Israeli settlement there would effectively prevent the future establishment of a contiguous Palestinian state, dooming the two-state solution
Vice president says referendum to go as planned, proposes opposition groups wait and attempt constitutional amendments
The club has declared its support for the opposition