January 29th, 2013
03:57 AM ET

Egyptian protesters defy curfew order as new clashes erupt

It didn't take long for the defiance to spread.

Anti-government protesters ignored Egyptian President Mohamed Morsy's curfew order in cities along the Suez Canal and clashed with police and troops in Port Said, state-run media reported Tuesday.

It's the latest in the see-saw struggle between Egypt's first democratically elected president and dissidents who say his tenure is a throwback to the loathsome days of dictatorship.

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  1. the prophet

    Please Morsy Government order a curfew on its people!! he is insane and mentally ill. I would call these Egyptians anti-Government rather the liberation party. This liberation party really don't have a good leader, there are strategies where Morsy Government is out of business in 30 days.

    January 29, 2013 at 8:35 am | Report abuse | Reply
  2. the prophet

    Remember Mr. Said was a 28-year-old Egyptian businessman, was pulled from an Internet cafe in Alexandria last June by two plainclothes police officers, who witnesses say then beat him to death in the lobby of a residential building.
    He was killed by Egyptians secrete police because he had evidence of police Government corruption.

    January 29, 2013 at 10:22 am | Report abuse | Reply

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