The clashes erupted after some of the protesters tried to set up tents in a public square, a week after similar, previously-erected protest tents in Basra and Baghdad had been removed.
The Egyptian government's National Council for Women says that it had received 400 complaints and enquiries about violence against women from 1 to 5 July.
Inspired by the Tunisian revolt, the 2011 movement in Egypt started as a revolution, eventually triggering a crisis that makes experts question if the state has failed. We trace the protests, political turnovers and waves of repression since 2011:
A rise in US-Iran tensions and a lockdown imposed by coronavirus effectively snuffed out the movement earlier this year, leaving a few desolate protesters camped out in squares across the country.
Sporting white coats, gloves and face masks, the men sprayed sanitisers across the vast museum halls, home to thousands of precious relics spanning Egypt's prehistoric era through the Roman period.
Mubarak ruled Egypt for 30 years until he was ousted following mass protests against his rule in 2011.
Women marched through a tunnel and spilt out into Iraqi capital Baghdad's Tahrir Square, the epicentre of the youth-dominated movement in a country where vast regions remain socially conservative.
Iraqi protesters converged on Baghdad's Tahrir Square, the epicentre of the four-month anti-government protest movement, to condemn the militia attack on Najaf protesters late night on Wednesday.
In capital Baghdad and southern cities, demonstrators chant "we reject Allawi" and hold posters of the new PM's face with a red cross through it a day after Mohammed Tawfiq Allawi's appointment.
A day after almost a million people marched in Baghdad against the presence of the US military in the country, the Iraqi government seeks an end to protests against its rule.
The demonstrator died after being hit by a tear gas canister on one of the main highways in east Baghdad, medics say.
Iraqis are celebrating the death of the man who they blame killing of more than 500 protesters. But as the country finds itself becoming a playground for another proxy fight, Iraqis fear what might come next: a new war.
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