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Tahrir Square

Nov 22, 2011 — Authorities accuse them of tossing Molotov cocktails. American officials are working to get them released.
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Nov 22, 2011 — The military leaders have been under increasing pressure from protesters.
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Nov 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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Nov 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.
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Apr 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."
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Mar 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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Mar 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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Feb 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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Feb 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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Feb 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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