In this Friday, Nov. 23, 2012 photo released by the Egyptian Presidency, President Mohammed Morsi speaks to supporters outside the Presidential palace in Cairo. Egypt's official news agency says that the country's highest body of judges has called the president's recent decrees an "unprecedented assault on the independence of the judiciary and its rulings." In a statement carried on MENA Saturday, the Supreme Judicial Council says they regret the declarations President Mohammed Morsi issued Thursday. (AP Photo/Egyptian Presidency)
Clashes in Egypt as Morsi defends new powers [VIDEO]
Thousands of opponents of Egypt’s Islamist president, Mohammed Morsi, clashed with his supporters in cities across the country Friday, burning several offices of the Muslim Brotherhood.