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.

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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.