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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.
Disappointing speech by President Morsy draws some reaction from protesters at Itihadiya Palace
Aftermath of overnight clashes, and Republican Guard securing the area
Molotov, fires and injuries. As clashes continue between Morsy supporters and anti-Morsy protesters, Ministry of Health announced at 10pm CLT that the number of injured has reached 221
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.
Political groups gather in Tahrir Square on 4 December to protest President Mohamed Morsy’s constitutional declaration and referendum.
Opposition groups march to Tahrir square and the presidential palace to protest President Mohamed Morsy’s constitutional decree and referendum.
Riot police take up positions around the Itihadiya Palace
Islamists gather at Cairo University to show support for president
Protesters show support for President Morsy
Marches congregate in Tahrir Square protesting opposition to President Morsy’s constitutional declaration
Chants led by ex-presidential candidate Khaled Ali, Al Fath mosque march heading to Tahrir
Sit in protests continued while President Morsy gave an interview with the Egyptian state TV Thursday night
The assembly is down to 79 members after most secular members resigned
Tear gas filled the air in Tahrir, clashes continued and injured were rushed to hospitals
Hundreds of thousands of people flowed into Tahrir Square to protest President Mohamed Morsy’s constitutional decree
While Judges Club convened, clashes erupted
Morsy delivers speech among his supporters infront of presidential palace
Islamists gather in support of Morsy
Thousands of protesters in Tahrir, as Mohamed Mahmoud clashes continue
The March will end with a prayer for those who died during the 25 January Revolution and last year’s Mohamed Mahmoud clashes
Protesters gather in Tahrir square in solidarity with Palestinians
Israel carried out more than 20 air strikes and sea artillery attacks on the Palestinian territory
Pope Tawadros: “If they implement Shari’a, we have many responses and ideas”
Chants on Friday in the square included, “The people want the implementation of Shari’a law,” “The Constitution is our constitution,” and “Islameya.”
Bishop Tawadros, a trained pharmacist who headed a medicine factory, was chosen Sunday as the 118th Pope to lead Egypt’s Coptic Church on the same day he celebrated his 60th birthday.
In memory of Essam Atta, the driver allegedly tortured and killed by the police, activists held a protest calling for abolishing torture in Egyptian prisons on Saturday night in downtown Cairo, on Mansour street.
Hundreds of doctors and other protesters formed a chain along Qasr Al-Eini Street in downtown Cairo on Thursday in support of the ongoing doctors strike.
Monday’s election will determine which three papal candidates out of the remaining five will be part of the Church’s ballot next Sunday, and potentially be selected as the 118th Pope of the Coptic Orthodox Church. The papal selection is the first in 41 years and follows the death of Pope Shenouda III in March. The …