The council charged with drafting Egypt's new constitution is expected to vote amid widespread protests against President Mohamed Morsy. If the draft passes, it will go for a popular vote within 15 days, a Morsy adviser says.
Defiant rebel forces remained in control of the city of Goma in the Democratic Republic of the Congo on Tuesday, hours after a deadline set by regional leaders and the African Union for them to leave had passed.
The sun rises over Cairo, and the city's landmark Tahrir Square is buzzing. Not with traffic, nor with commerce, but with protests -- a tent-city packed with people seething with anger at a man they blast as a dictatorial president who put amassing power over the good of his country.
No longer railing against Hosni Mubarak, who was forced out amid popular unrest, Egyptian demonstrators now direct their anger at the first man since him to be the North African nation's president: Mohamed Morsy.
Tension loomed in the Democratic Republic of the Congo city of Goma Monday night as rebel commanders said they would not leave the city despite the approaching midnight deadline imposed by regional leaders and the African Union.