Protests intensify outside presidential palace in Cairo

Protests in Cairo.
Protesters are reported to be moving closer to the Presidential Palace. Credit: Reuters TV

Crowds gather outside the presidential palace in Cairo amid reports that the military barricade around the building has been penetrated.


Rival rallies in Cairo

Thousands of opponents and supporters of Egypt's President Morsi are staging rival rallies in the nation's capital, four days ahead a nationwide referendum on the new constitution.