Police in Cairo clashed with demonstrators who had gathered near the presidental palace. Tens of thousands came out to protest against the draft constitution which they fear will turn Egypt into a state based on Sharia law.
Since the start of the Gaza conflict, various pro-Palestinian demonstrators have called for violence against Jews and Israelis. This is a disgrace for Germany, writes DW's Martin Muno.
Heavy clashes have continued in the Gaza Strip despite calls for a ceasefire. UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and US Secretary of State John Kerry are in Cairo to join a push for a truce proposed by Egypt.
A number of men put on trial for sexually assaulting women on Cairo's Tahrir Square during various public rallies in recent years have been jailed for long terms by an Egyptian court. Five were given life sentences.
A last-minute fuel-price increase has prompted many Egyptians to rush to the pumps to fill up. The price hike, which came into force Saturday, resulted in long lines of cars forming prior to the deadline.
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