Clashes erupt in Cairo neighborhood

By JPOST.COM STAFF
July 26, 2013 17:36

 
X

Dear Reader,
As you can imagine, more people are reading The Jerusalem Post than ever before. Nevertheless, traditional business models are no longer sustainable and high-quality publications, like ours, are being forced to look for new ways to keep going. Unlike many other news organizations, we have not put up a paywall. We want to keep our journalism open and accessible and be able to keep providing you with news and analyses from the frontlines of Israel, the Middle East and the Jewish World.

As one of our loyal readers, we ask you to be our partner.

For $5 a month you will receive access to the following:

  • A user uxperience almost completely free of ads
  • Access to our Premium Section and our monthly magazine to learn Hebrew, Ivrit
  • Content from the award-winning Jerusalem Repor
  • A brand new ePaper featuring the daily newspaper as it appears in print in Israel

Help us grow and continue telling Israel’s story to the world.

Thank you,

Ronit Hasin-Hochman, CEO, Jerusalem Post Group
Yaakov Katz, Editor-in-Chief

UPGRADE YOUR JPOST EXPERIENCE FOR 5$ PER MONTH Show me later Don't show it again

Clashes erupted in Cairo between opponents of deposed Egyptian President Mohamd Morsi and his supporters on Friday afternoon, AFP reported.

AFP cited footage from Egyptian ONTV as showing demonstrators hurling stones at each other in the capital city's neighborhood of Shubra.

A few hundred pro-army supporters gathered early Friday morning in Tahrir Square, center of two years of turmoil in Egypt, before a larger rally was slated to take place, though expected to peak after the evening prayer marking the end of the day's Ramadan fast.

The Egyptian army on Friday also said it was detaining Morsi over accusations of kidnapping, killing soldiers and other charges, according to the state news agency.

Reuters contributed to this report.

Related Content

Breaking news
July 22, 2018
FBI releases documents on former Trump adviser surveillance

By REUTERS