People defy the state of emergency's curfew in Suez Canal cities in Egypt (Photo: Ahram Online)
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1550 GMT: Israel. Israeli representatives have boycotted a regular review by the United Nations Human Rights Council, the first time a country has ever taken such action.
A decision last year to investigate Jewish settlements in the West Bank prompted Israel to announce it would no longer co-operate with the Council.
Tuesday's meeting was suspended and a course of action will be decided.
Anti-government demonstrators secured the besieged hotel and helped guests flee in taxis to the airport. Protesters later helped security forces in arresting 12 people.