Egyptians erupt in anger as they react to President Hosni Mubarak's speech, which was broadcast on Tahrir Square in Cairo, Egypt, on Thursday, February 20, 2011, in which Mubarak announced that he was not stepping down. (Rick Loomis/Los Angeles Times/MCT)
Egyptians erupt in anger as they react to President Hosni Mubarak's speech, which was broadcast on Tahrir Square in Cairo, Egypt, on Thursday, February 20, 2011, in which Mubarak announced that he was not stepping down. (Rick Loomis/Los Angeles Times/MCT) Rick Loomis / Los Angeles Times / MCT
Egyptians erupt in anger as they react to President Hosni Mubarak's speech, which was broadcast on Tahrir Square in Cairo, Egypt, on Thursday, February 20, 2011, in which Mubarak announced that he was not stepping down. (Rick Loomis/Los Angeles Times/MCT) Rick Loomis / Los Angeles Times / MCT

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