Egypt Islamists Rally Over Arrested Female Protesters, Looking to Re-ignite Interest in Demonstrations

Post-coup protests dwindling


Supporters of Egypt's toppled president clashed with opponents Friday as security forces fired tear gas to break up their demonstrations over detained female protesters, part of an effort to draw wider support for their dwindling rallies.

Meanwhile, the panel rewriting Egypt's constitution approved an amendment abolishing the upper house of the country's parliament, a decision that ultimately will rest with the country's voters.