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Revolution in Egypt

<p>Anti-government protesters clash with police in downtown Cairo January 25, 2011. REUTERS/Mohamed Abd El-Ghany </p>

Anti-government protesters clash with police in downtown Cairo January 25, 2011. REUTERS/Mohamed Abd El-Ghany

Anti-government protesters clash with police in downtown Cairo January 25, 2011. REUTERS/Mohamed Abd El-Ghany

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<p>Anti-government protesters stand next to a defaced picture of Egypt's President Hosni Mubarak in Alexandria, 230 km (140 miles) north of Cairo, January 25, 2011. REUTERS/Stringer </p>

Anti-government protesters stand next to a defaced picture of Egypt's President Hosni Mubarak in Alexandria, 230 km (140 miles) north of Cairo, January 25, 2011. REUTERS/Stringer

Anti-government protesters stand next to a defaced picture of Egypt's President Hosni Mubarak in Alexandria, 230 km (140 miles) north of Cairo, January 25, 2011. REUTERS/Stringer

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<p>Riot police keep watch as they hold shields during clashes with protesters in Cairo, January 26, 2011. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic </p>

Riot police keep watch as they hold shields during clashes with protesters in Cairo, January 26, 2011. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic

Riot police keep watch as they hold shields during clashes with protesters in Cairo, January 26, 2011. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic

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<p>A protester runs next to a police vehicle after throwing a bag of trash at it during a demonstration in Cairo January 28, 2011.  REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic </p>

A protester runs next to a police vehicle after throwing a bag of trash at it during a demonstration in Cairo January 28, 2011. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic

A protester runs next to a police vehicle after throwing a bag of trash at it during a demonstration in Cairo January 28, 2011. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic

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<p>A plainclothes policeman (L) runs to attack a foreign journalist as others beat a protester in front of two boys (not seen in picture) during a demonstration in Cairo January 28, 2011.   REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic</p>

A plainclothes policeman (L) runs to attack a foreign journalist as others beat a protester in front of two boys (not seen in picture) during a demonstration in Cairo January 28, 2011. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic

A plainclothes policeman (L) runs to attack a foreign journalist as others beat a protester in front of two boys (not seen in picture) during a demonstration in Cairo January 28, 2011. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic

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<p>Protesters disable a police van by removing its batteries during clashes in Cairo, January 28, 2011. REUTERS/Yannis Behrakis </p>

Protesters disable a police van by removing its batteries during clashes in Cairo, January 28, 2011. REUTERS/Yannis Behrakis

Protesters disable a police van by removing its batteries during clashes in Cairo, January 28, 2011. REUTERS/Yannis Behrakis

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<p>A protester stands in front of a burning barricade during a demonstration in Cairo, January 28, 2011. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic </p>

A protester stands in front of a burning barricade during a demonstration in Cairo, January 28, 2011. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic

A protester stands in front of a burning barricade during a demonstration in Cairo, January 28, 2011. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic

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<p>Protesters stand near the burning headquarters of the ruling National Democratic Party in Cairo, January 28, 2011. REUTERS/Asma Waguih </p>

Protesters stand near the burning headquarters of the ruling National Democratic Party in Cairo, January 28, 2011. REUTERS/Asma Waguih

Protesters stand near the burning headquarters of the ruling National Democratic Party in Cairo, January 28, 2011. REUTERS/Asma Waguih

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<p>Protesters carry the body of a man killed during an attempt to storm the interior ministry in Cairo January 29, 2011.  REUTERS/Yannis Behrakis </p>

Protesters carry the body of a man killed during an attempt to storm the interior ministry in Cairo January 29, 2011. REUTERS/Yannis Behrakis

Protesters carry the body of a man killed during an attempt to storm the interior ministry in Cairo January 29, 2011. REUTERS/Yannis Behrakis

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<p>Protesters take part in an anti-Mubarak protest at Tahrir square in Cairo February 1, 2011.   REUTERS/Suhaib Salem </p>

Protesters take part in an anti-Mubarak protest at Tahrir square in Cairo February 1, 2011. REUTERS/Suhaib Salem

Protesters take part in an anti-Mubarak protest at Tahrir square in Cairo February 1, 2011. REUTERS/Suhaib Salem

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<p>Protesters pray in front of Army tanks during a mass demonstration against the government in Tahrir Square in Cairo February 1, 2011. REUTERS/Yannis Behrakis </p>

Protesters pray in front of Army tanks during a mass demonstration against the government in Tahrir Square in Cairo February 1, 2011. REUTERS/Yannis Behrakis

Protesters pray in front of Army tanks during a mass demonstration against the government in Tahrir Square in Cairo February 1, 2011. REUTERS/Yannis Behrakis

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<p>A man gestures as another throws a stone during clashes between pro and anti-Mubarak supporters clash at Tahrir Square in Cairo February 2, 2011.  REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic </p>

A man gestures as another throws a stone during clashes between pro and anti-Mubarak supporters clash at Tahrir Square in Cairo February 2, 2011. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic

A man gestures as another throws a stone during clashes between pro and anti-Mubarak supporters clash at Tahrir Square in Cairo February 2, 2011. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic

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<p>Demonstrators take cover during rioting between pro and anti Mubarak supporters in Tahrir Square in Cairo, February 2 , 2011. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic </p>

Demonstrators take cover during rioting between pro and anti Mubarak supporters in Tahrir Square in Cairo, February 2 , 2011. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic

Demonstrators take cover during rioting between pro and anti Mubarak supporters in Tahrir Square in Cairo, February 2 , 2011. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic

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<p>Anti-government demonstrators carry an injured man during clashes with supporters of Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak at Tahrir Square in Cairo February 2, 2011. REUTERS/Amr Abdallah Dalsh</p>

Anti-government demonstrators carry an injured man during clashes with supporters of Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak at Tahrir Square in Cairo February 2, 2011. REUTERS/Amr Abdallah Dalsh

Anti-government demonstrators carry an injured man during clashes with supporters of Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak at Tahrir Square in Cairo February 2, 2011. REUTERS/Amr Abdallah Dalsh

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<p>A soldier takes cover during rioting between pro and anti Mubarak supporters in Tahrir Square in Cairo February 2 , 2011. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic </p>

A soldier takes cover during rioting between pro and anti Mubarak supporters in Tahrir Square in Cairo February 2 , 2011. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic

A soldier takes cover during rioting between pro and anti Mubarak supporters in Tahrir Square in Cairo February 2 , 2011. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic

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<p>An opposition demonstrator throws a rock during rioting with pro-Mubarak supporters near Tahrir Square in Cairo February 3, 2011. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic </p>

An opposition demonstrator throws a rock during rioting with pro-Mubarak supporters near Tahrir Square in Cairo February 3, 2011. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic

An opposition demonstrator throws a rock during rioting with pro-Mubarak supporters near Tahrir Square in Cairo February 3, 2011. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic

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<p>An injured pro-Mubarak supporter is detained by anti-government demonstators at an underground metro station after being rounded up during clashes at Tahrir Square in Cairo, February 3, 2011. 
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An injured pro-Mubarak supporter is detained by anti-government demonstators at an underground metro station after being rounded up during clashes at Tahrir Square in Cairo, February 3, 2011. REUTERS/Amr Abdallah Dalsh

An injured pro-Mubarak supporter is detained by anti-government demonstators at an underground metro station after being rounded up during clashes at Tahrir Square in Cairo, February 3, 2011. REUTERS/Amr Abdallah Dalsh

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<p>An anti-government protester mans an elevated defense position alongside the Egyptian Museum near Tahrir Square in Cairo February 4, 2011. REUTERS/Yannis Behrakis </p>

An anti-government protester mans an elevated defense position alongside the Egyptian Museum near Tahrir Square in Cairo February 4, 2011. REUTERS/Yannis Behrakis

An anti-government protester mans an elevated defense position alongside the Egyptian Museum near Tahrir Square in Cairo February 4, 2011. REUTERS/Yannis Behrakis

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<p>A Muslim holding the Koran (top L) and a Coptic Christian holding a cross are carried through opposition supporters in Tahrir Square in Cairo February 6, 2011.  REUTERS/Dylan Martinez </p>

A Muslim holding the Koran (top L) and a Coptic Christian holding a cross are carried through opposition supporters in Tahrir Square in Cairo February 6, 2011. REUTERS/Dylan Martinez

A Muslim holding the Koran (top L) and a Coptic Christian holding a cross are carried through opposition supporters in Tahrir Square in Cairo February 6, 2011. REUTERS/Dylan Martinez

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<p>Anti-government protesters sit next to a "Facebook" graffiti sign during demonstrations inside Tahrir Square in Cairo February 7, 2011. REUTERS/Dylan Martinez   </p>

Anti-government protesters sit next to a "Facebook" graffiti sign during demonstrations inside Tahrir Square in Cairo February 7, 2011. REUTERS/Dylan Martinez

Anti-government protesters sit next to a "Facebook" graffiti sign during demonstrations inside Tahrir Square in Cairo February 7, 2011. REUTERS/Dylan Martinez

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<p>Google Inc executive Wael Ghonim addresses a mass crowd inside Tahrir Square in Cairo February 8, 2011.  REUTERS/Dylan Martinez </p>

Google Inc executive Wael Ghonim addresses a mass crowd inside Tahrir Square in Cairo February 8, 2011. REUTERS/Dylan Martinez

Google Inc executive Wael Ghonim addresses a mass crowd inside Tahrir Square in Cairo February 8, 2011. REUTERS/Dylan Martinez

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<p>Protesters take family photographs on destroyed vehicles during mass demonstrations inside Tahrir Square in Cairo February 9, 2011.   REUTERS/Dylan Martinez   </p>

Protesters take family photographs on destroyed vehicles during mass demonstrations inside Tahrir Square in Cairo February 9, 2011. REUTERS/Dylan Martinez

Protesters take family photographs on destroyed vehicles during mass demonstrations inside Tahrir Square in Cairo February 9, 2011. REUTERS/Dylan Martinez

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<p>Egyptian soldiers sit atop a military vehicle in front of the Great Giza pyramids on the outskirts of Cairo February 9, 2011.  REUTERS/Mohamed Abd El-Ghany </p>

Egyptian soldiers sit atop a military vehicle in front of the Great Giza pyramids on the outskirts of Cairo February 9, 2011. REUTERS/Mohamed Abd El-Ghany

Egyptian soldiers sit atop a military vehicle in front of the Great Giza pyramids on the outskirts of Cairo February 9, 2011. REUTERS/Mohamed Abd El-Ghany

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<p>Anti-government protesters fill Tahrir Square in Cairo, February 10, 2011. REUTERS/Dylan Martinez</p>

Anti-government protesters fill Tahrir Square in Cairo, February 10, 2011. REUTERS/Dylan Martinez

Anti-government protesters fill Tahrir Square in Cairo, February 10, 2011. REUTERS/Dylan Martinez

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<p>An Egyptian army commander, Hassan al-Roweny, addresses protesters in the opposition stronghold of Tahrir Square, in Cairo, February 10, 2011.  REUTERS/Suhaib Salem </p>

An Egyptian army commander, Hassan al-Roweny, addresses protesters in the opposition stronghold of Tahrir Square, in Cairo, February 10, 2011. REUTERS/Suhaib Salem

An Egyptian army commander, Hassan al-Roweny, addresses protesters in the opposition stronghold of Tahrir Square, in Cairo, February 10, 2011. REUTERS/Suhaib Salem

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<p>Anti-government protesters in Cairo's Tahrir Square listen in dismay as President Hosni Mubarak speaks to the nation February 10, 2011. REUTERS/Yannis Behrakis </p>

Anti-government protesters in Cairo's Tahrir Square listen in dismay as President Hosni Mubarak speaks to the nation February 10, 2011. REUTERS/Yannis Behrakis

Anti-government protesters in Cairo's Tahrir Square listen in dismay as President Hosni Mubarak speaks to the nation February 10, 2011. REUTERS/Yannis Behrakis

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<p>Demonstrators react as they listen to Mubarak's speech in front of a big screen in Tahrir square, February 10, 2011.  REUTERS/Asmaa Waguih </p>

Demonstrators react as they listen to Mubarak's speech in front of a big screen in Tahrir square, February 10, 2011. REUTERS/Asmaa Waguih

Demonstrators react as they listen to Mubarak's speech in front of a big screen in Tahrir square, February 10, 2011. REUTERS/Asmaa Waguih

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<p>Army soldiers in Cairo's Tahrir Square listen as President Hosni Mubarak speaks to the nation February 10, 2011. REUTERS/Amr Abdallah Dalsh</p>

Army soldiers in Cairo's Tahrir Square listen as President Hosni Mubarak speaks to the nation February 10, 2011. REUTERS/Amr Abdallah Dalsh

Army soldiers in Cairo's Tahrir Square listen as President Hosni Mubarak speaks to the nation February 10, 2011. REUTERS/Amr Abdallah Dalsh

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<p>Anti-government protesters in Cairo's Tahrir Square wave shoes in dismay as President Hosni Mubarak speaks to the nation, February 10, 2011.  REUTERS/Dylan Martinez  </p>

Anti-government protesters in Cairo's Tahrir Square wave shoes in dismay as President Hosni Mubarak speaks to the nation, February 10, 2011. REUTERS/Dylan Martinez

Anti-government protesters in Cairo's Tahrir Square wave shoes in dismay as President Hosni Mubarak speaks to the nation, February 10, 2011. REUTERS/Dylan Martinez

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<p>An opposition protester shouts in front of an army tank in front of the presidential palace in Cairo February 11, 2011. 

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An opposition protester shouts in front of an army tank in front of the presidential palace in Cairo February 11, 2011. REUTERS/Amr Abdallah Dalsh

An opposition protester shouts in front of an army tank in front of the presidential palace in Cairo February 11, 2011. REUTERS/Amr Abdallah Dalsh

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<p>An Egyptian soldier stands atop a tank guarding the state TV building on the Corniche in Cairo February 11, 2011, as thousands of protesters demonstrate in the streets around the building.  REUTERS/Yannis Behrakis </p>

An Egyptian soldier stands atop a tank guarding the state TV building on the Corniche in Cairo February 11, 2011, as thousands of protesters demonstrate in the streets around the building. REUTERS/Yannis Behrakis

An Egyptian soldier stands atop a tank guarding the state TV building on the Corniche in Cairo February 11, 2011, as thousands of protesters demonstrate in the streets around the building. REUTERS/Yannis Behrakis

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<p>Thousands of Egyptian anti-government protesters march in Alexandria , 230 km (140 miles) north of Cairo, February 11, 2011.  REUTERS/Stringer  </p>

Thousands of Egyptian anti-government protesters march in Alexandria , 230 km (140 miles) north of Cairo, February 11, 2011. REUTERS/Stringer

Thousands of Egyptian anti-government protesters march in Alexandria , 230 km (140 miles) north of Cairo, February 11, 2011. REUTERS/Stringer

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<p>Anti-government protesters shout anti-Mubarak slogans and celebrate in front of a tank outside the state TV building on the Corniche in Cairo after Friday prayers February 11, 2011. REUTERS/Yannis Behrakis</p>

Anti-government protesters shout anti-Mubarak slogans and celebrate in front of a tank outside the state TV building on the Corniche in Cairo after Friday prayers February 11, 2011. REUTERS/Yannis Behrakis

Anti-government protesters shout anti-Mubarak slogans and celebrate in front of a tank outside the state TV building on the Corniche in Cairo after Friday prayers February 11, 2011. REUTERS/Yannis Behrakis

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<p>An anti-government protester holds up a shoe with a picture of Egypt's President Hosni Mubarak in front of the Presidential palace in Cairo February 11, 2011. REUTERS/Amr Abdallah Dalsh  </p>

An anti-government protester holds up a shoe with a picture of Egypt's President Hosni Mubarak in front of the Presidential palace in Cairo February 11, 2011. REUTERS/Amr Abdallah Dalsh

An anti-government protester holds up a shoe with a picture of Egypt's President Hosni Mubarak in front of the Presidential palace in Cairo February 11, 2011. REUTERS/Amr Abdallah Dalsh

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<p>Anti-government protesters celebrate inside Tahrir Square after the announcement of Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak's resignation in Cairo February 11, 2011.   REUTERS/Dylan Martinez  </p>

Anti-government protesters celebrate inside Tahrir Square after the announcement of Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak's resignation in Cairo February 11, 2011. REUTERS/Dylan Martinez

Anti-government protesters celebrate inside Tahrir Square after the announcement of Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak's resignation in Cairo February 11, 2011. REUTERS/Dylan Martinez

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<p>Anti-government protesters celebrate inside Tahrir Square after the announcement of Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak's resignation in Cairo February 11, 2011.  REUTERS/Dylan Martinez </p>

Anti-government protesters celebrate inside Tahrir Square after the announcement of Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak's resignation in Cairo February 11, 2011. REUTERS/Dylan Martinez

Anti-government protesters celebrate inside Tahrir Square after the announcement of Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak's resignation in Cairo February 11, 2011. REUTERS/Dylan Martinez

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<p>A young Egyptian is raised by his father to shake hands with an army officer atop a tank in Tahrir square in Cairo February 11, 2011.   REUTERS/Yannis Behrakis</p>

A young Egyptian is raised by his father to shake hands with an army officer atop a tank in Tahrir square in Cairo February 11, 2011. REUTERS/Yannis Behrakis

A young Egyptian is raised by his father to shake hands with an army officer atop a tank in Tahrir square in Cairo February 11, 2011. REUTERS/Yannis Behrakis

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<p>Thousands of Egyptian anti-government protesters celebrate inside Tahrir Square after the announcement of Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak's resignation in Cairo February 11, 2011.  REUTERS/Amr Abdallah Dalsh</p>

Thousands of Egyptian anti-government protesters celebrate inside Tahrir Square after the announcement of Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak's resignation in Cairo February 11, 2011. REUTERS/Amr Abdallah Dalsh

Thousands of Egyptian anti-government protesters celebrate inside Tahrir Square after the announcement of Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak's resignation in Cairo February 11, 2011. REUTERS/Amr Abdallah Dalsh

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<p>Egyptian anti-government protesters celebrate inside Tahrir Square after the announcement of Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak's resignation in Cairo February 11, 2011. REUTERS/Amr Abdallah Dalsh</p>

Egyptian anti-government protesters celebrate inside Tahrir Square after the announcement of Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak's resignation in Cairo February 11, 2011. REUTERS/Amr Abdallah Dalsh

Egyptian anti-government protesters celebrate inside Tahrir Square after the announcement of Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak's resignation in Cairo February 11, 2011. REUTERS/Amr Abdallah Dalsh

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<p>Anti-government protesters carry a placard and celebrate in Tahrir square in Cairo February 11, 2011. REUTERS/Yannis Behrakis </p>

Anti-government protesters carry a placard and celebrate in Tahrir square in Cairo February 11, 2011. REUTERS/Yannis Behrakis

Anti-government protesters carry a placard and celebrate in Tahrir square in Cairo February 11, 2011. REUTERS/Yannis Behrakis

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