• Text size      
  • Send this article to a friend
  • Print this article

Protests arrive at president's door

PROTESTERS condemning Egypt's Islamist president hurled stones and firebombs through the gates of his palace yesterday.

The demonstrators clashed with security forces who fired tear gas and water cannon, as more than a week of political violence arrived at Mohammed Morsi's symbolic doorstep.

Yesterday's march on the palace was part of a wave of demonstrations in cities around the country called by opposition politicians, trying to wrest concessions from Morsi after around 60 people were killed in protests, clashes and riots.

Contextual targeting label: 
Finance

Commenting & Moderation

We moderate all comments on HeraldScotland on either a pre-moderated or post-moderated basis.
If you're a relatively new user then your comments will be reviewed before publication and if we know you well and trust you then your comments will be subject to moderation only if other users or the moderators believe you've broken the rules

Moderation is undertaken full-time 9am-6pm on weekdays, and on a part-time basis outwith those hours. Please be patient if your posts are not approved instantly.

138778