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Egyptian army to host unity talks as crisis deepens

An Anti-Mursi protester, wearing a Guy Fawkes mask, stands in front of the presidential palace in Cairo December 10, 2012. Egypt's Islamist President Mohamed Mursi has given the army temporary power to arrest civilians during a constitutional referendum he is determined to push through despite the risk of bloodshed between his supporters and opponents accusing him of a power grab. REUTERS/Mohamed Abd El Ghany

An Anti-Mursi protester, wearing a Guy Fawkes mask, stands in front of the presidential palace in Cairo December 10, 2012. Egypt's Islamist President Mohamed Mursi has given the army temporary power to arrest civilians during a constitutional...more

An Anti-Mursi protester, wearing a Guy Fawkes mask, stands in front of the presidential palace in Cairo December 10, 2012. Egypt's Islamist President Mohamed Mursi has given the army temporary power to arrest civilians during a constitutional referendum he is determined to push through despite the risk of bloodshed between his supporters and opponents accusing him of a power grab. REUTERS/Mohamed Abd El Ghany
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Egypt's President Mohamed Mursi (2nd R) meets with Abou Elela Mady (R), head of the moderate Wasat Party, and Sayed el-Badawi (2nd L), the head of the Wafd party, at the presidential palace in Cairo December 10, 2012. Egypt's Islamist president has given the army temporary power to arrest civilians during a constitutional referendum he is determined to push through despite the risk of bloodshed between his supporters and opponents accusing him of a power grab. REUTERS/Egyptian Presidency/Handout

Egypt's President Mohamed Mursi (2nd R) meets with Abou Elela Mady (R), head of the moderate Wasat Party, and Sayed el-Badawi (2nd L), the head of the Wafd party, at the presidential palace in Cairo December 10, 2012. Egypt's Islamist president has...more

Egypt's President Mohamed Mursi (2nd R) meets with Abou Elela Mady (R), head of the moderate Wasat Party, and Sayed el-Badawi (2nd L), the head of the Wafd party, at the presidential palace in Cairo December 10, 2012. Egypt's Islamist president has given the army temporary power to arrest civilians during a constitutional referendum he is determined to push through despite the risk of bloodshed between his supporters and opponents accusing him of a power grab. REUTERS/Egyptian Presidency/Handout
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An anti-Mursi protester walks past graffiti depicting two activists who died recently, at Tahrir Square in Cairo December 10, 2012. REUTERS/Mohamed Abd El Ghany

An anti-Mursi protester walks past graffiti depicting two activists who died recently, at Tahrir Square in Cairo December 10, 2012. REUTERS/Mohamed Abd El Ghany

An anti-Mursi protester walks past graffiti depicting two activists who died recently, at Tahrir Square in Cairo December 10, 2012. REUTERS/Mohamed Abd El Ghany
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An Egyptian boy and his mother take a photo near an army tank from the republican guard in front of the presidential palace in Cairo December 10, 2012. Egypt's Islamist President Mohamed Mursi has given the army temporary power to arrest civilians during a constitutional referendum he is determined to push through despite the risk of bloodshed between his supporters and opponents accusing him of a power grab. REUTERS/Mohamed Abd El Ghany

An Egyptian boy and his mother take a photo near an army tank from the republican guard in front of the presidential palace in Cairo December 10, 2012. Egypt's Islamist President Mohamed Mursi has given the army temporary power to arrest civilians...more

An Egyptian boy and his mother take a photo near an army tank from the republican guard in front of the presidential palace in Cairo December 10, 2012. Egypt's Islamist President Mohamed Mursi has given the army temporary power to arrest civilians during a constitutional referendum he is determined to push through despite the risk of bloodshed between his supporters and opponents accusing him of a power grab. REUTERS/Mohamed Abd El Ghany
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Anti-Mursi protesters stand near their camps in front of the presidential palace in Cairo December 10, 2012. Egypt's Islamist President Mohamed Mursi has given the army temporary power to arrest civilians during a constitutional referendum he is determined to push through despite the risk of bloodshed between his supporters and opponents accusing him of a power grab. REUTERS/Mohamed Abd El Ghany

Anti-Mursi protesters stand near their camps in front of the presidential palace in Cairo December 10, 2012. Egypt's Islamist President Mohamed Mursi has given the army temporary power to arrest civilians during a constitutional referendum he is...more

Anti-Mursi protesters stand near their camps in front of the presidential palace in Cairo December 10, 2012. Egypt's Islamist President Mohamed Mursi has given the army temporary power to arrest civilians during a constitutional referendum he is determined to push through despite the risk of bloodshed between his supporters and opponents accusing him of a power grab. REUTERS/Mohamed Abd El Ghany
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A man walks past an army tank from the republican guard in front of the presidential palace in Cairo December 10, 2012. Egypt's Islamist President Mohamed Mursi has given the army temporary power to arrest civilians during a constitutional referendum he is determined to push through despite the risk of bloodshed between his supporters and opponents accusing him of a power grab. REUTERS/Mohamed Abd El Ghany

A man walks past an army tank from the republican guard in front of the presidential palace in Cairo December 10, 2012. Egypt's Islamist President Mohamed Mursi has given the army temporary power to arrest civilians during a constitutional referendum...more

A man walks past an army tank from the republican guard in front of the presidential palace in Cairo December 10, 2012. Egypt's Islamist President Mohamed Mursi has given the army temporary power to arrest civilians during a constitutional referendum he is determined to push through despite the risk of bloodshed between his supporters and opponents accusing him of a power grab. REUTERS/Mohamed Abd El Ghany
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