Egypt's former Prosecutor General Abdel Meguid Mahmoud, who was fired two days ago by President Mohammed Morsi, speaks to supporters in Cairo, Egypt, Saturday, Nov. 24, 2012. Egypt’s highest body of judges slammed on Saturday a recent decision by the president to grant himself near-absolute power, calling the move an “unprecedented assault” on the judiciary. The statement from the Supreme Judicial Council came as some demonstrators clashed with police outside a downtown Cairo courthouse where hundreds were protesting against a declaration Thursday by President Mohammed Morsi. (AP Photo/Mohammed Asad)

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Egypt's former Prosecutor General Abdel Meguid Mahmoud, who was fired two days ago by President Mohammed Morsi, speaks to supporters in Cairo, Egypt, Saturday, Nov. 24, 2012. Egypt’s highest body of judges slammed on Saturday a recent decision by the president to grant himself near-absolute power, calling the move an “unprecedented assault” on the judiciary. The statement from the Supreme Judicial Council came as some demonstrators clashed with police outside a downtown Cairo courthouse where hundreds were protesting against a declaration Thursday by President Mohammed Morsi. (AP Photo/Mohammed Asad)
Egypt's former Prosecutor General Abdel Meguid Mahmoud, who was fired two days ago by President Mohammed Morsi, speaks to supporters in Cairo, Egypt, Saturday, Nov. 24, 2012. Egypt’s highest body of judges slammed on Saturday a recent decision by the president to grant himself near-absolute power, calling the move an “unprecedented assault” on the judiciary. The statement from the Supreme Judicial Council came as some demonstrators clashed with police outside a downtown Cairo courthouse where hundreds were protesting against a declaration Thursday by President Mohammed Morsi. (AP Photo/Mohammed Asad)
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