Egypt: Activists to be questioned over violence

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In this image released by the Egyptian Presidency, Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi speaks at a conference on women's rights held at the Presidential palace in Cairo, Egypt, Sunday, March 24, 2013. Egypt’s president delivered a stern warning to his opponents on Sunday, saying he may be close to taking unspecified measures to “protect this nation” two days after supporters of his Muslim Brotherhood and opposition protesters fought street battles in the worst bout of political violence in three months. (AP Photo/Egyptian Presidency)

CAIRO (AP) — Egyptian prosecutors have summoned several politicians and activists for questioning over allegations they incited violence against members of the president's Muslim Brotherhood.

Monday's summons came one day after the Islamist president sternly warned his opponents, saying he may be close to taking unspecified measures to "protect this nation."

Angry, shouting and pounding the table at times, Mohammed Morsi vowed to bring to account politicians found to have incited the violence on Friday, when Brotherhood members clashed with protesters outside the group's Cairo headquarters.

Nearly 200 people were injured in the clashes, the worst violence between the Brotherhood and its opponents in more than three months.

Those summoned include a former presidential candidate, a former lawmaker and several iconic figures from the pro-democracy movement behind the 2011 uprising against Hosni Mubarak.