Middle East

January 29, 2011

Amid protests, many ask what Egyptian army will do

Tens of thousands of Egyptians broke curfew Saturday to march in Cairo and other major cities in a clear message to U.S.-allied president Hosni Mubarak that nothing short of his resignation would end anti-government protests. Throughout the day, the military showed extraordinary restraint. The hated police had vanished from the street.

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