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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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200 people protest against Egypt's state of emergency

Around 200 people are protesting against the Egyptian president in the city of Ismailia after he declared a state of emergency.

People marched on Sunday in the streets of Ismailia, east of Egypt's capital, shortly after President Mohamed Mursi declared a state of emergency there and in two other Suez Canal cities, a witness reported.

"Down with Mursi, down with the state of emergency," they chanted. Rights activists say the state of emergency will give police, working under the Interior Ministry, broad powers to detain people deemed a threat to security.

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