Mohamed Morsi

Supporters and opponents of deposed President Mohamed Morsi will stage mass demonstrations across the country on Sunday.

A new alliance that groups all of Egypt’s Islamist movements called for a demonstration in Rabaa al-Adaweya, by Cairo University and the Republican Guard’s headquarters  “to support legitimacy”.

Rabaa al-Adaweya protesters refuse to leave the square until the Islamist president returns.

Meanwhile, “Tamarod” (Rebel) and the National Salvation Front, Egypt’s main opposition alliance, have both called for people to rally in Tahrir, by the residential palace and al-Qubba palace.

Egypt’s army ousted Mohamed Morsi on Wednesday after millions took to the streets to express their rejection for him and his Muslim Brotherhood.

Confrontations between opponents and supporters of Mohamed Morsi left at least 30 people dead on Friday.

Salafi leader Abu Islamil detained for inciting violence

A Giza prosecutor decided on Sunday to detain Islamist leader Hazem Salah Abu Islamil for 15 days pending an investigation on allegations of inciting violence during recent protests for Mohamed Morsi, reported the state news agency.

Nine people were killed and tens were injured in clashes last Tuesday by Cairo University.

The general prosecution ordered Abu Ismail’s arrest on Saturday.

Activists acquitted of charges of inciting violence

A Cairo criminal court acquitted 12 pro Mohamed Morsi activists, including Ahmed Douma, Alaa Abdel Fattah, Nawara Negm and Hazem Abdel Azim on Sunday of charges of inciting violence by Cairo’s Muslim Brotherhood headquarters.

Violent confrontations between the Islamist group’s opponents and supporters of Mohamed Morsi by the Mukattam office last March left 200 people injured.

Egypt to impose security crackdown in Sinai after Mohamed Morsi ouster

The Egyptian authorities will impose a security crackdown in the Sinai Peninsula within hours to confront gunmen who are responsible for recent attacks across the area, security sources said on Sunday.

The security situation in Sinai has recently deteriorated, where two police officers and one soldier were killed and three people were wounded on Friday in a surge of attacks in the peninsula.

Unknown assailants also fired at three military checkpoints in the Sinai city of Sheikh Zuweid on Friday.

An Aswat Masriya eyewitness reported that around 10 aircrafts arrived to an airport in central Sinai, in addition to armored vehicles.

The security forces have seized seven boxes of ammunition for machine guns in underground tunnels connected to Gaza, the security sources said, pointing out that they are intensifying security measures across the border area.

This content is from :Aswat Masriya