Egypt announces curfew of 6 p.m. to 7 a.m. in Cairo, Alexandria and Suez: State TV
CNN reporting that Egyptian opposition leader Mohamed ElBaradei has been placed under house arrest.
CNN also reporting that President Hosni Mubarak will soon speak
CNN saying street curfew has now been effect for about 10 minutes in major Egyptian cities.
RT @bencnn Massive cloud of tear gas at Zamalek end of 6 October Bridge..into the Nile. Protesters continue to chant "Down Down Mubarak."
CNN saying that Mubarak is due to address the country "any minute now"
TV footage is now showing ruling party headquarters in Cairo on fire.
Witnesses on the ground in Tunisia say police have stormed a protest camp to disperse sit-in demonstrators, Reuters reporters say.
Witnesses are telling Reuters reporters that tanks have now arrived in Suez.
Al Jazeera is reporting that thick black smoke was billing across Cairo as night fell. Local time in Cairo right now is 6:40pm.
Incredible images from photographer Yannis Behrakis showing the smoke billowing over the Cairo skyline.
People are telling Reuters that the army opened fire after protesters climbed on tanks in Suez, however this was not immediately confirmed.
Photographer Goran Tomasevic captures the effect of tear gas on a protester.
CNN reporter on scene saying that protesters are not attacking army but treating soldiers on scene almost with "adulation."
Hillary Clinton speaking now on Egypt situation....
Clinton says that the Egyptian government needs to understand that violence will not make protests go away.
Angela Merkel saying basically same thing from Davos, calling for an end to the violence and warning that there will be innocent victims.
CNN reporter on scene saying that either police or soldiers are firing "live rounds" in addition to teargas as protesters attack a police station near Ministry of Information in Cairo.