More clashes in Cairo near Tahrir Square

Police forces used tear gas Friday to disperse rioters who retaliated with Molotov cocktails and burning tyres. The confrontation took place in front of the Semiramis InterContinental hotel just off Tahrir Square. Travellers should exercise caution if visiting Cairo and avoid all public gatherings and demonstrations since they may become violent without notice.

Global Monitoring To Keep You Safe While You Travel

Sign up your trip to receive real-time, exclusive travel alerts to help you stay safe while away from home.