Egyptian Information Minister Osama Hassan Heikal made the announcement in a televised statement after Israel, the United States and other countries criticized the storming of the tower that houses the Israeli embassy.

Egypt will “take legal measures to transfer those in custody and those who are found to be involved in inciting or participating in (Friday’s) events to the emergency state security court,” the minister said after a meeting of a ministerial crisis group and talks with Egypt’s military ruler…

“Our dignity has been restored,” said Mohi Alaa, 24, a protester who was speaking near the site of overnight clashes with police around the building that houses the Israeli embassy. Bits of concrete and bullet casings were strewn over the street.