The new and the old ousted regimes in Egypt are exchanging fists in daily battles between the government and banned opposition. Celebrations were held to mark the victory of the 1973 October War and the Muslim Brotherhood responded by holding limited protests at Cairo University and by failed attempts to storm Tahrir Square. The president and the defense minister delivered political speeches. Brotherhood leaders delivered statements against those who have not yet entered Torrah Prison to broadcast old leaked audiotapes which show the military in a negative light. The government besieges the Brotherhood’s party by freezing its legal status and confiscating its property.
The Brotherhood failed to influence Arab public opinion to sympathize with themAbdulrahman al-Rashed