Anarchist Group emerges in Cairo (15 images)

Egyptian authorities detained suspected "Black Bloc" members as they protested an order by the public prosecutor to arrest anyone from the shadowy opposition group.

Presenting themselves as the defenders of protesters opposed to President Mohamed Morsi's rule, the Black Bloc reportedly models itself on anarchist groups of the same name in Europe and the United States.

Updated: Jan. 31, 2013 at 10:28 AM
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An Egyptian protesters attempt to return a tear gas canister fired by riot police during clashes near Cairo's Tahrir Square, on January 30, 2013. UPI/Ahmed Jomaa
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