More than 10 people are killed in fresh clashes.
Journalists from Al Jazeera and the BBC are among those targeted in fresh attacks from Mubarak regime "thugs". The UK's Channel 4 News reports that Mubarak's "secret police" are threatening journalists to keep off the streets of Cairo.
Mubarak supporters, rumored to be directed by the Mubarak regime, protest in central Cairo, Alexandria and other cities, attacking anti-government protestors with stones, knives and Molotov cocktails.
Head of antiquities Zahi Hawass says ancient artifacts at the famous Egyptian Museum in Cairo are safe from looters but could still be damaged by the potential collapse of NDP headquarters which was gutted by fire yesterday.
Further cables reveal the Obama administration wished to maintain its close political and military relationship with Egyptian leader Hosni Mubarak and its belief that Mubarak would "inevitably win" yet another presidential election in 2011.