Protest in Tahrir Square as Egypt waits for president




 
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Protest in Tahrir Square as Egypt waits for president
 
June 23rd, 2012  
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Protest in Tahrir Square as Egypt waits for president
(Reuters) - Egyptians packed Tahrir Square in Cairo through the night on Saturday, waving flags and chanting for the end of military rule as they waited to know the name of the first president they have been free to choose. After a week of drama, in which the Muslim Brotherhood's hopes of victory in the presidential election were soured by the army dissolving the Islamist-led parliament and decreeing tight limits on the new head of state's powers, there was anxiety on the streets, but also some hope a compromise could be found. ...




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