Army warns of Egypt collapse

The head of the Egyptian military has warned the ongoing political conflict could lead to the collapse of the state. Seven people have reportedly been shot dead and hundreds injured in Port Said during the funerals of 33 protesters killed in the city

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Mursi declares 30-day state of emergency in Egyptian cities

Egyptian president Mohamed Mursi has declared a 30-day state of emergency and a curfew in three Suez Canal cities.

He also called for dialogue with political forces to resolve the country's latest crisis, which has seen 45 people killed in violent scenes this weekend.

He said a curfew would be introduced in Port Said, Ismailia and Suez starting on Monday from 9:00pm (1900 GMT) to 6:00am (0400 GMT).

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