Thousands are protesting across Egypt against Israel’s offensive in the Gaza Strip.
The demonstrations come on the day that Egypt’s prime minister, Hesham Kandil, traveled to Gaza in a symbolic show of support for the territory’s Hamas rulers.
Egyptians marched in the country’s two largest cities, Cairo and Alexandria, waving Palestinian flags and chanting slogans against Israel. In Cairo’s Tahrir Square, a few hundred protesters burned an Israeli flag.
President Mohammed Morsi’s Muslim Brotherhood called for the demonstrations. Egypt has…