Supporters of Egyptian president Mursi call for protests

Supporters of ousted President Mohamed Mursi called for protests on Friday and Egyptians prayed there would be no repeat of clashes that have killed more than 90 people in the last week and left the Arab world's biggest nation bitterly divided, according to Livemint.

Witnesses say they were attacked during predawn prayers on the third day of a peaceful sit-in to demand Morsi's release from military detention.However, army spokesman Ahmed Ali said security forces were targeted with live ammunition, informs Los Angeles Times.

The White House said Wednesday after President Barack Obama's meetings with Qatari leaders that the "United States and Qatar will remain actively engaged with all sides in Egypt to promote a quick and responsible return to a sustainable, democratically elected civilian government", says Newsbullet.

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