Crowds gather for protests in Tahrir Square

Crowds begin to gather across Tahrir Square
Crowds begin to gather across Tahrir Square, Cairo Credit: Reuters

Crowds are beginning to gather in Tahrir Square to protest against President Mursi's new powers. State television showed a number of protests outside mosques across the city.

Supporters of the president have been staging counter protests, but there are no reports of clashes.

Crowds gather for a rally in Cairo
Crowds gather for a rally in Cairo Credit: EBU/

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