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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 invites supporters and opponents to Monday meeting

President Mohamed Mursi has invited supporters and opponents to meet tomorrow at 6:00pm (1600 GMT) at the presidential palace in Cairo.

A statement from the presidency said it was inviting a range of Islamist allies and liberal and other opposition groups, as well as leading politicians such as leftist firebrand Hamdeen Sabahy and former foreign minister and Arab League chief Amr Moussa.

Mursi declared a state of emergency in the three most volatile cities on the Suez Canal today after waves of violence left 45 dead and hundreds injured.

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