By Maggie Fick CAIRO (Reuters) - With many of its male members jailed, Egypt's besieged Muslim Brotherhood is calling up an unlikely reserve force against the army-backed government in the conservative Arab country. At more and more protests, female members of the Islamist movement can be seen taking on security forces mounting one of their fiercest crackdowns against the group. One newspaper front page captured the determination of the Muslim Brothers, and sisters, to survive. A photograph showed a woman wearing goggles and a gas mask over her headscarf throwing an object at security forces as she and two women were engulfed in a cloud of teargas.
Hundreds of South Africans pushed their way past a police cordon in a bid to see Nelson Mandela's body Friday, in the final moments of his lying in state. They ran toward the amphitheatre at Union Buildings -- the seat of government -- where Mandela has been lying in state since Wednesday.