‘Leave, leave,’ 200,000 tell Egypt’s Morsi

Islamist’s power edicts fill square with fresh protests

Posted: November 28, 2012 at 5:37 a.m.

Protesters jam Cairo’s Tahrir Square on Tuesday in opposition to Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi and the Muslim Brotherhood. Organizers called for another rally Friday.

The same chants used against Hosni Mubarak were turned against his successor Tuesday as more than 200,000 people packed Egypt’s Tahrir Square in the biggest challenge yet to Islamist President Mohammed Morsi.

Streets of Egypt rocked by presidential protests

Scores of protesters Tuesday, Nov. 27, 2012, took to streets of cities in Egypt, leading the charge against Egypt's president, Mohammed Morsi. The confrontation is aimed at forcing the Islamist leader to rescind decrees that granted him near absolute powers. (By The Associated Press)
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