SCAF: Intelligence points to plan to burn Parliament building
Sherif Tarek, Monday 19 Dec 2011

Major General Adel Emara, deputy defence minister and a member of the Supreme Council of the Armed Forces (SCAF), interrupted a press confernece he was conducting Monday to read out an intelligence brief stating that unknown assailants are planning to set Parliament on fire today.

The announcement came as a journalist demanded an apology from the military to all Egyptian women after female protesters were subjected to humiliating and brutal treatment by Egyptian Army soldiers during the ongoing violent crackdown on protest in downtown Cairo.