June 20, 2012
Tens of thousands have gathered in Cairo’s Tahrir Square to protest against a decision by the ruling military council to assume new powers.
The protests were called by the Muslim Brotherhood, as it claims its candidate won last weekend’s presidential poll.
His rival, former PM Ahmed Shafiq, also says he has won.
Meanwhile officials said ex-President Hosni Mubarak, ousted in last year’s revolution, had been moved from jail to a military hospital after a stroke.
This article was posted: Wednesday, June 20, 2012 at 2:29 am