Mohamed Morsi supporters to stage marches on Friday

The National Coalition for Supporting Legitimacy said it will stage a number of marches in Cairo and Giza on Friday to call for ousted President Mohamed Morsi’s return. (Also see: What Going On In Egypt)

Mohamed Morsi supporters to stage marches on Friday

Mohamed Morsi allies to stage marches on Friday

On a day the called “Friday of Martyrs”, the participants will march from several mosques after Friday’s noon prayer, including al-Fath, al-Nour, and al-Istiqama mosques, the coalition said in a statement.

Al-Fath Mosque in Ramses Square witnessed bloody clashes last Friday when supporters of Mohamed Morsi clashed with police forces and the area’s residents.

The coalition, which was founded by the Muslim Brotherhood and other Mohamed Morsi supporter parties, has said it will stage a series of demonstrations after the events of last Friday.

Muslim Brotherhood’s Ahmed Abu Baraka arrested – state TV

Ahmed Abu Baraka, a leading Muslim Brotherhood figure, was arrested in a Cairo suburb on Thursday, Egypt’s state television reported.

Abu Baraka was the legal advisor of the Brotherhood’s Freedom and Justice Party.

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