US TV journalist Anderson Cooper will remain in Egypt even though he was attacked while working there.

The American CNN star and his news crew came had difficulties on Tuesday (02.02.11) when the vehicle they were in was attacked and the windows smashed but Anderson has vowed it won’t stop him from covering the story where civilians in Cairo have been fighting on the streets over leadership disputes.

He wrote on micro blogging site twitter: "Situation on ground in #egypt very tense. Vehicle I was in attacked. My window smashed. All ok. Covering ongoing #egypt violence, and editing video Neil and I shot of the attack on us.

“Thanks for tweets of concern..I'm sore and head hurts but fine. Neil and mary anne are bruised but ok too. Thanks. (Sic)"

He added: "Despite attacks on journalists, and great difficulties today, we will be on air tonite at 10pm live from cairo. Join us! (Sic)"