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    Mursi olive branch merely steels Egypt protesters' resolve

    euronews (in English)

    by euronews (in English)

    There is little sign that the Egyptian president's olive branch offered to opponents has done anything to appease his critics, ahead of mass protests planned this weekend to call for his resignation.

    In a speech lasting well over two hours, Mohammed Mursi defiantly defended his record, slamming those he called "enemies" and accusing them of undermining democracy.