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Latest News Wires Egypt opposition take to the street, clash with president's supporters

Compared to months of turmoil Egypt's streets have seen, the demonstrations were quieter and the number of protesters smaller. Demonstraters accuse president Mursi of seeking to monopolize power.

By Edmund Blair and Marwa AwadReuters / August 24, 2012

Amr Nabil/AP

Opponents of Egypt's president scuffled with his supporters on Friday during a demonstration that was billed as a test of Mohamed Mursi's popularity on the street but which managed to muster only modest numbers against his rule.