In tahrir square, liberals were packed tightly together with Brotherhood members.
The rulings sparked fury among citizens, who took to tahrir square once again, accusing the military of a soft coup.
"tahrir square was a small representation of what we want Egypt to be, but not necessarily what it is," says Ghozlan.
The news was met with thunderous jeers from the late-night crowd in tahrir square.
Hope has been a rare commodity in recent Egyptian affairs, but it overflowed in tahrir square on Friday night.
In a symbolic gesture of reconstruction, activists began cleaning up tahrir square, the heart of their rebellion.
The young lions of tahrir square found inspiration in the writings of an 83-year-old American.
The street, which leads into tahrir square, is normally known as the home of the American University in Cairo.
The romantic solidarity of the masses in tahrir square is intoxicating, but deeply impractical.
An enormous protest was planned in tahrir square after noon prayers, as part of what would later be known as the Friday of Rage.