7 p.m. Egypt time: Members of the Muslim Brotherhood flout a police-enforced curfew.
The police announced on Facebook that they will enforce a 7 p.m. curfew throughout the country:
“Curfew starting at 7 p.m. Notify your relatives and friends. We’ll enforce this with force and tenacity.”
A member of the Muslim Brotherhood responds as follows:
— Moustafa Wahby (@MoustafaWahby) August 16, 2013
“Currently breaking the curfew in the city of Suez.”
Meanwhile, Al Qaeda flags have been spotted among the protesters:
“Flags of Al Qaeda were witnessed among gunmen in several regions.”
علم القاعده في رمسيس وفاضل ساعه على الحظر
— سما (@Sama_Singer) August 16, 2013
“AQ flags in Ramses [neighborhood in Cairo] and there’s one hour left for curfew.”
— Haytham Mohsen (@Hassy79) August 16, 2013
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