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Anti-government demonstrators celebrated in Tahrir Square upon hearing the news of the resignation of Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak on Feb. 11, 2011.
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January 3, 2015 Egypt has announced a retrial for three journalists jailed for their work. NPR's Eric Westervelt reflects on the reversal of justice in Egypt since his time covering the popular uprising at Tahrir.
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Anti-Mubarak protesters shout slogans against the government and military on Saturday, after murder charges against former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak were dismissed.
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November 30, 2014 The protests came after the 86-year-old former strongman saw charges of murder against him overturned by an appeals court.
November 22, 2011 Authorities accuse them of tossing Molotov cocktails. American officials are working to get them released.
Protesters chanted slogans during clashes with Egyptian riot police near Tahrir Square in Cairo earlier today (Nov. 22, 2011).
November 22, 2011 The military leaders have been under increasing pressure from protesters.
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Earlier today a protester stood on top of a burned car in Tahrir Square in Cairo, Egypt.
November 21, 2011 The protesters who have flooded into Tahrir Square again say the new leaders are the same as the old leaders.
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An Egyptian protester prepares to hurl a tear gas canister back at security forces as others run for cover earlier today in Cairo's Tahrir Square.
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November 21, 2011 A morgue official tells The Associated Press that more than 20 people have been killed. The protests against military rule and authorities' crackdown have raised questions about whether elections will be held on time. Officials vow they will.
CBS News says this image of correspondent Lara Logan was taken in Tahrir Square shortly before she was assaulted.
April 29, 2011 "There was no doubt in my mind that I was in the process of dying," she says on this Sunday's edition of 60 Minutes. "I thought not only am I going to die, but it's going to be just a torturous death that's going to go on forever."
Secretary of State Hillary Clinton (in red) shook hands with a child as she visited Cairo's Tahrir Square earlier today (March 16, 2011).
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March 16, 2011 "To see where this revolution happened and all that it has meant to the world is extraordinary for me," the U.S. secretary of state added.
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March 9, 2011 Mayhem erupted in Egypt's Tahrir Square Wednesday afternoon, as the army clashed with crowds in the Cairo spot that was the center of protests against the resigned Hosni Mubarak. The clashes left more than a dozen people dead and dozens of others injured.
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Egyptian anti-government demonstrators held a huge national flag as they gathered in Cairo's Tahrir Square on Wednesday (Feb. 9, 2011).
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February 9, 2011 "There are people who are listening to music, there are people who are chanting, there are people who are selling popcorn," says NPR's JJ Sutherland in an audio report from the scene.
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February 4, 2011 Tahrir Square in central Cairo is again packed with people calling for the ouster of Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak. Protesters have dubbed Friday the "day of leaving" or "day of departure" after 10 days of public demonstrations.
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Reporters say many parents brought their children with them today to the demonstration in Cairo's Tahrir Square.
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February 1, 2011 Anti-Mubarak demonstrators were aiming to bring 1 million people into the streets — and might have drawn even more. The mood among many is "ebullient," NPR's Lourdes Garcia-Navarro reports from Tahrir Square in Cairo.
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