RSS Feeds

Islamists strive for spirit of Tahrir at protest

Tuesday - 7/9/2013, 2:44am  ET

Supporters of the ousted President Mohammed Morsi shout slogans in Nasr City, sauburb of Cairo, Egypt, Monday, July 8, 2013. Egyptian soldiers and police opened fire on supporters of the ousted president early Monday in violence that left dozens of people killed, including one officer, outside a military building in Cairo where demonstrators had been holding a sit-in, government officials and witnesses said. (AP Photo/Nasser Shiyoukhi)

Associated Press

CAIRO (AP) -- The burly, bearded men in hard hats hunker down with long sticks behind waist-high, makeshift brick walls surrounding a mosque that has become the heart of a Muslim Brotherhood encampment.

Egypt's Islamists are trying to recreate the atmosphere of Tahrir Square from 2
Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.