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General strike called in Cairo as opposition demands caretaker government
Mubarak promises reforms, but protesters demand he leave. A "respectable" withdrawal suggested by new Vice-President and Defence Minister. Obama calls for an "orderly transition", Israel says it "is in the interest of the West and the Middle East" to maintain stability in Egypt.
Clashes in Suez. Protests spread
The Muslim Brotherhood joins the revolt. Eight of them arrested. Internet and mobile communications blocked. ElBaradei asks Mubarak to resign and offers himself as a presidential candidate. 40% of Egyptians live below the poverty line
Clashes between soldiers and demonstrators in Cairo, 2 dead, 15 wounded. Sit-in in Tahrir Square
Campaigners calling for the resignation of the leader of the Military Council, Tantawi, Minister of Defence for 20 years with Mubarak, the transfer of power to a civilian Council, and the prosecution of the "rais". The square, symbol of the Jasmine Revolution, once again occupied by demonstrators.
11/02/2011 EGYPT - ISLAM
In Egypt, young people are changing Islam, separating religion and politics
The demonstrations do not stop after Mubarak's speech and the declaration of the Supreme Council of the army. The international community is guided only by their own interests, but does not understand the needs of the Egyptian people. Should be supporting the youth of Tahrir Square. The transition in Egypt is a symbol that can change the Arab world and the planet.
Pro- and anti-Mubarak protesters clash as the world asks for a transition
At least 500 people are hurt from beating, sticks and stones. The US president speaks with Egypt’s strongman. Sarkozy, Erdogan and Britain want immediate action for change. The military goes on TV to ask for an end to protests and a return to normal life. But the situation is still very unstable, and tensions remain high.
Cairo: anti-Mubarak protests continue, at least 50 dead from clashes
Thousands of demonstrators occupy the streets of major cities. The government has announced its resignation, but people want the "fall of the regime”. Mobile phone lines partly restored, internet still down. Obama calls for non-violent response of the Egyptian government, China censors the word "Egypt" on the web.
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