Egyptian President Mursi has refused to take back a decree that granted him sweeping powers, and the opposition is taking to the street in protest.
About 2,000 Islamists have rallied in Cairo. In Egypt’s coastal city of Alexandria police fired tear gas to disperse Muslim Brotherhood supporters when they clashed with counterprotesters, a security official said.
The trial of the Al Jazeera journalists in Egypt has drawn the world's attention to the desperate situation for reporters working in the country. But the attitude among Egyptian journalists is complex.
Muslim Brotherhood supporters of ousted Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi have clashed with his opponents in the capital, Cairo. Security forces have responded with gunfire and tear gas.
Dozens of people are dead following weekend violence marking the third anniversary of Egypt's popular uprising, according to the health ministry. Meanwhile, a number of soldiers have been killed in the Sinai Peninsula.
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