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State Dept. reduces staff in Egypt amid violence

The US State Department on Sunday moved to reduce its diplomatic presence in Egypt, saying it had authorized the voluntary departure of dependents of diplomats and non-essential workers. The move came amid violent demonstrations in Cairo, Alexandria and other parts … Continue reading

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Nikkei falls; Egypt riots spark shift out of stocks

By Ayai Tomisawa Reuters TOKYO: Japan’s Nikkei fell 1.2 percent on Monday as anti-government rioting in Egypt prompted investors to shun riskier assets, with analysts adding that the blow to sentiment comes at a time when the benchmark appeared due … Continue reading

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Opposition calls for million man march Tuesday, general strike

By Safaa Abdoun Daily News Egypt CAIRO: The April 6 Youth Movement called for a million man march and a general strike on Tuesday. “We are renewing our demands, we have to continue what started [last Tuesday] and protect the … Continue reading

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Muslim Brotherhood organize mass protests in Alexandria on Monday

By Heba Fahmy Daily News Egypt CAIRO: The Muslim Brotherhood is organizing mass protests in Alexandria on Monday starting 1 pm marching from Al-Qaed Ibrahim Mosque in Al Raml station and another one marching from Ahmed Abou Soleiman Street in … Continue reading

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12 referred to military prosecution, says law center

By Tamim Elyan Daily News Egypt CAIRO: Twelve people, including a member of the Kefaya Movement for Change, were referred to the military prosecution and are being interrogated there, according to the Hisham Mubarak Law Center. “We still can’t confirm … Continue reading

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Al-Jazeera appeals for social media help in Egypt

DUBAI: The pan-Arab broadcaster Al-Jazeera is calling out for help from Egyptian bloggers and others after authorities closed its Cairo office amid unprecedented anti-state protests. A statement by the Qatar-based network urges Egyptians to send blog posts, eyewitness accounts and … Continue reading

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VIDEO: Military Prevents Confrontation between Protesters and Police in Cairo

Around 9am Saturday January 29, 2011, Egyptian police attempted to clear a street leading to Cairo’s Tahrir Square. Police fired shotguns into the air to announce their presence, following a night of massive civil unrest in Cairo. A group of … Continue reading

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