Middle East

February 10, 2011

In Cairo's Tahrir Square, festive mood turns furious

They came for a celebration. They brought their children and their nephews and their cameras to revel in what they thought would be a defining moment in their nation's history. Instead, the tens of thousands of Egyptians who flocked to Tahrir Square Thursday night expecting President Hosni Mubarak to announce his resignation were left stunned, some near tears, when he didn't.

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