Another Friday of protests in Egypt

23/08/13 Reverse order Timestamp format


  1. Tahrir square has been locked down by security forces so the Muslim brotherhood won't come near it

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  3. Tanks are not only in Tahrir actually , they are in major squares and areas. Here is Jeremy Bowen in Helwan , the MB stronghold


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  5. Newsweek correspondent Mike Giglio is in Giza at Istqma mosque

    Friday prayers at Giza's Estekama mosque in Cairo, just ahead of planned marches today. pic.twitter.com/p3VwyuMT0g
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  6. At Giza's Estekama mosque, total quiet in mins after prayer. Then crowd at entrance erupts: "Islamic! Islamic.... Down, Down With the SCAF!"
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  7. Small but aggressive crowd outside Giza's Estekama mosque: "Shoot us with the bullets! We are not afraid."
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  8. Crowd at Giza's Estekama mosque now marching, hands in air, chanting: 'Irhal.'
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  9. Photo of crowd at Estekama mosque. Four fingers in air signifies "Rabaa," which means 4 with some Arabic wordplay. pic.twitter.com/2e6FuspUxl
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  10. Back to Helwan

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  11. In Ramsis , back to the Fatah mosque there is no sign for the Muslim brotherhood. The mosque is already closed for renovation following the drama that took place there last Saturday.

    امام مسجد الفتح الان لايوجد اي تجمعات للاخوان واستمرار لغلق المسجد من قبل الاوقاف #رمسيس pic.twitter.com/97V0pnCRLc
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  12. Back to Giza

    Bystanders at Giza's Estekama mosque say nearby square, the main one in Giza, is a meeting point for other marches.
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  13. Abdullah, 27, in Estekama mosque crowd w Morsi photo, says he told wife b4 leaving: "I'm going down. If I don't return, I will be a martyr."
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  14. In Mostafa Mahmoud square , Giza

    Military vehicles everywhere around Mostafa Mahmoud Mosque.
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  15. It is unclear to where these rallies will head to today

    I'm told by a former Raba'a contact that today's pro-Morsi marches aren't meant to convene anywhere. #egypt
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  16. The rallies have started in the governorates. Here is in Zagzig ,Sharkia.

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  17. Back to Mostafa Mahmoud in Giza

    Barbed wires and military armoured vehicles closing the route to a mostafa mahmoud mosque #egypt pic.twitter.com/59pdye4hyx
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  18. Now moving to Abbasiya , there is a small Pro-Morsi crowd in a very hostile area knowing for its support to the regime.

    Smallish crowd chanting against military rule at Nour mosque in Abbaseya
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  19. Abbaseya residents across the street from Nour mosque Islamist crowd are chanting the army and the people are one hand I think
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  20. Morsi supporters hold up Rabaa hand sign to Abbaseya residents chanting "Sisi Sisi" at them pic.twitter.com/4RG2v61dkg
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  21. Mike Giglio also says that in Giza , the numbers are hundreds

    This march from Nour mosque headed on ramsis road toward Nasr road. Not very big-- only a few hundred people
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  22. Sorry for the delay of the updates as I was following the explosion that took place in Tripoli, Lebanon. Now the numbers of the pro-Morsi protesters rallies in Cairo and Giza are estimated by hundreds. The smallest number ever

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  23. Despite Mostafa Mahmoud square is locked by security forces mainly army , the Pro-Morsi supporters reached there.

    https://twitter.com/mike_giglio/status/370883961029136384

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  24. MB protest in Giza was just a very limited one and under the bridge. Traffic was going normally.
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  25. Mohandeseen march is in an area that's far from Islamist, but locals seem receptive. Maybe subbing Morsi pics for yellow "Rabaa" signs helps
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  26. Photo of pro-Morsi protesters at an intersection on the road to Mustafa Mahmoud mosque in Mohandeseen, Cairo pic.twitter.com/hqiBXz45nY
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  27. MB leadership in jail but someone organised enough to print and distribute thousands of posters pic.twitter.com/OtSZ9bt8k3
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  28. Scared Christian man in Helwan said they need army to protect them from MB #Cairo
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  29. Meanwhile the revolutionary socialists had a short protest against Mubarak's release at Supreme court.

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  30. The protest was was ended from very short time.

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  31. "Down down with Mubarak" is back once again.

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  32. A Pro-Morsi rally in Al Arish , North Sinia.

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  33. A Pro-Morsi rally in Zaiton , Cairo.

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  34. The Abbasiya rally along with other rallies in Salah Salem.

    This protest waiting on Salah Salem kind of forlornly. Numbers seem to be getting smaller, not many chants
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  35. So from what I see there are rallies in Cairo, Giza , Fayoum, Sharkia , North Sinai and Sohag. The numbers of the protesters so far are hundreds to few thousands.

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  36. A pro-Morsi rally in Fayoum.

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  37. The Pro-Morsi protests and rallies in certain areas are getting bigger in number in Cairo and Giza nevertheless not like their past protests


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  38. The armed forces spokesperson stated today that the armed forces killed 78 terrorists and arrested about 2003 in campaign against Jihadists in North Sinai

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  39. Big and noisy pro-Morsy march in Mohie eldin mohandeseen now. pic.twitter.com/0ar0RTEOyc
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  40. Back to Helwan

    Unlike other pro-Morsi protests, there is clear absence of women/children in #Helwan. Overwhelmingly young men here.
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  41. 1000+ here in Helwan, #Cairo. Say they won't march towards military position down the road pic.twitter.com/Sm8wK0RquY
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  42. Haven't yet seen a single Morsi pic at Mostafa Mahmoud march. Plenty of yellow Rabaa posters being waved. Big difference from prev weeks.
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  44. A Pro-Morsi rally in October

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  45. A Pro-Morsi rally in Suez

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  46. Another Pro-Morsi rally in Haram district , Giza

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  48. A Pro-Morsi protest in Alexandria. There are rallies there.

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  49. Another interesting many of the Pro-Morsi rallies and protests today did not hold the pictures or posters of Morsi but rather the Yellow Rib4a poster

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  50. Clashes erupted between Morsi supporters and locals in several areas including Shubra "Cairo" and Tanta "Gharbia". At least one is killed in Tanta. There is no live broadcast from there.


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