Wednesday, October 18th | 28 Tishri 5778

Close

Be in the know!

Get our exclusive daily news briefing.

Subscribe
June 29, 2013 11:00 am

Fresh Protests Engulf Egypt

avatar by News Editor

Email a copy of "Fresh Protests Engulf Egypt" to a friend

Islamist and secular protesters in Egypt. Photo: wiki commons.

WSJ – CAIRO—Tens of thousands of President Mohammed Morsi’s backers and opponents held competing rallies in Egyptian cities Friday, providing a preview to nationwide protests planned for Sunday to seek Mr. Morsi’s removal.

Violence in Alexandria, Egypt’s second-largest city, left at least two people dead and 143 people injured, according to Egyptian state media. One of those killed, according to initial reports, was an American. Rioters set fire to offices of Mr. Morsi’s Muslim Brotherhood-backed party in the Nile River delta. By nightfall, thousands of anti-Morsi protesters filled Cairo’s Tahrir Square.

Read full story.

Share this Story: Share On Facebook Share On Twitter Email This Article

Let your voice be heard!

Join the Algemeiner

Algemeiner.com