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Tue February 8, 2011
Anti-Government Protests Roil Egypt

Egyptian Protesters Expand Their Reach

Tens of thousands of protesters poured into Cairo's Tahrir Square on Tuesday — and areas around it — in one of the largest demonstrations to date against the regime of President Hosni Mubarak. Many were inspired by the release of an activist and Middle East Google executive who'd been detained and blindfolded for almost two weeks by the Egyptian security services.

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