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Egypt protests: Day 12

Hosni Mubarak, who reshuffled his government but refuses to step down, met with some of the new ministers Saturday, the state news agency said, a clear rebuff to demands that he resign.



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Feb. 5, 2011

Anti-government demonstrators pray at sunset in front of Egyptian army tanks in Cairo. The army had planned to clear the demonstrators' barricades on the edge of Tahrir Square, but protesters vowed to lie down in front of the tanks.

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