The Wenatchee World

Weather:

Weather

The latest extended forecast from The Weather Channel

Remove this weather forecast

Tonight

Lo41° Chance Rain

Friday

Hi49° Chance Rain

Friday Night

Lo29° Partly Cloudy

Saturday

Hi30° Mostly Sunny

Saturday Night

Lo13° Mostly Clear

Sunday

Hi23° Sunny

Sunday Night

Lo13° Mostly Cloudy

Monday

Hi29° Mostly Cloudy

Monday Night

Lo18° Mostly Cloudy

Tuesday

Hi30° Partly Sunny

Protesters damage newly dedicated Cairo memorial

Send to Kindle
Print This

CAIRO — Protesters early today vandalized the pedestal of a memorial dedicated to demonstrators killed in Egypt’s revolutionary turmoil only hours after the prime minister inaugurated it in Cairo’s Tahrir Square.

The attackers, mostly men in their early 20s, used rocks to chip away at the large foundation stone and sprayed it with red graffiti denouncing both ousted President Mohammed Morsi as well as his nemesis Gen. Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi, who removed him in July after days of mass protests demanding that the Islamist leader step down.

View my optionsorSign in