One man was killed after further clashes between police and protesters erupted in Cairo on Friday night. The trouble is unlikely to end soon, after video footage emerged of a man being beaten by security forces.
A late Jose Maria Gimenez header broke the deadlock to give Uruguay a winning start in Russia. Egypt were without star player Mohamed Salah, who is not fully fit after injuring his shoulder in the Champions League final.
Egypt has long worried that Ethiopia's planned Grand Renaissance Dam will cut its share of the Nile River. Both countries tried to put fears of a water war to rest at a bilateral meeting in Cairo.
Prominent Egyptian journalist Wael Abbas has been removed blindfolded from his Cairo home. No reason has been stated by authorities. His presumed arrest follows recent detentions of two other bloggers.
Egypt's solitary confinement of political prisoners, some for weeks, some even years, amounts to "torture," concludes Amnesty International. The London-based group says its findings drew silence from Cairo.
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