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Celebration in Egypt

Cairo's Tahrir Square erupted in celebration with the announcement that President Hosni Mubarak was stepping down and turning power over to the military. Demonstrators had occupied Tahrir Square, Cairo's central plaza, and had vowed to remain until Mubarak's ouster.

 
 

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People began sweeping up Cairo's Tahrir Square, packing blankets and going home after more than two weeks of protests, though some vowed to remain until their demands for democracy were met.


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