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Protesters clashed with police in Cairo for a third day over President Morsi's grant of new powers. The Muslim Brotherhood called for demonstrations to show support for the president. Morsi said his new powers would be "temporary" and that he wanted dialogue. Egypt's stock index fell 10%.
The Supreme Judicial Council criticized a decree by President Morsi granting himself power over the judiciary, calling it an "unprecedented assault." Opponents called for large-scale demonstrations on Tuesday. Judges called for a national strike. In Alexandria, all work was suspended in courts and prosecution offices.
President Morsi issued a decree granting himself broad new powers over the judiciary. The action sparked mass demonstrations across the country by both protesters and supporters. Protesters attacked the Muslim Brotherhood headquarters in Alexandria. Morsi defended his new powers.