Salafist Nour Party, Al-Gamaa Al-Islamiya say Morsi's decision was needed to maintain order and protect vital state institutions in Egypt's restive canal cities
Nour Party endorses president's calls for national dialogue, urges Egypt's main political players to put individual interests aside for sake of the country.
Spokesman of the white house urges national dialogue in Egypt, condemns violence.
Anti-government demonstrators en route to Egypt's Shura Council respond to aggression by security forces by torching police vehicles, capturing CSF soldier.
The collapse of authoritarian regimes has revealed that democracy is now the most legitimate type of regime, or in other words, “the only game in town.”
The Shura Council has approved a law granting the Armed Forces the power to arrest civilians in the name of keeping the peace.
The National Salvation Front (NSF) has rejected Morsy's call for political dialogue saying the call failed to include assurances for a serious discussion.
President Mohamed Morsy announced a state of emergency in Port Said, Suez and Ismailia Sunday for 30 days.
Morsy has invited representatives from 11 political parties for a dialogue, as well as several leading political figures, amid continued nationwide violence.
Dozens people have been killed and 1,139 injured nationwide in clashes that erupted Thursday, the Health Ministry said in a statement Sunday.