Protesters cheered and chanted earlier today (Jan. 29, 2011) as they rode on an Army truck that was rolling into Cairo's Tahrir Square. Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images hide caption

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Key Thing To Watch Now In Egypt: How The Army Reacts

Will soldiers respond with force if protests grow violent again? For now, demonstrators are welcoming the Army's presence.

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Expressing his opinion: Earlier today in Cairo, this man held up a poster. The defaced photo of Egypt's president had the words "Mubarak, get out" written on it. Ben Curtis/AP hide caption

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World Watches As Protests Resume In Egypt

Crowds have gathered again in major cities. It's clear that protesters weren't satisfied with President Hosni Mubarak's plan to dissolve his Cabinet. They want him to step down.

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Demonstrators clashed with police in central Cairo today (Jan. 25, 2011) during a protest to demand the ouster of President Hosni Mubarak and calling for reforms. Mohammed Abed/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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In Egypt, Anti-Government 'Day Of Revolt' Under Way

Protesters have taken to the streets in demonstrations inspired in part by recent events in Tunisia. Police have reportedly used tear gas and water cannons.

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Maliha, a Bedouin mother of four, at her home in Nuweiba, Sinai Peninsula, Egypt. Holly Pickett for NPR hide caption

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Egypt's State Security Gets Very Interested When Reporters Talk To Bedouins

NPR's Soraya Sarhaddi Nelson was surprised by how fast authorities figured out where she was and who she was speaking to.

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Aida Abdel-Fattah doesn't believe it when promises are made about making life better in the Cairo slum where she lives. By Holly Pickett for NPR hide caption

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In Cairo Slum, Little Hope For Change

The people have grown cynical over the years and no longer get their hopes up when government officials and journalists come around to ask about life here.

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