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Baton-wielding police threaten protesters as Egypt's stability teeters
An Egyptian protester covers his face with a plastic bag to protect himslef from tear gas during clashes with riot police near Tahrir Square in Cairo on Jan. 28.Khalil Hamra / AP
By John Newland, Staff Writer, NBC News
Thousands turned out Monday in Port Said to attend funerals for the seven people killed in the previous day's violence, which broke out as mourners paid their respects to 33 people who had died in riots the day before.
Meanwhile, a man in Cairo was shot dead during a fifth day of clashes during protests against the government of President Mohammed Morsi, Reuters reported, citing a source in the Interior Ministry. Full Story