Egypt Crisis: 3 Dead, 639 Injured in Cairo As Anti-Gov Demonstrators and Gov Supporters Clash


Vehicles burn in front of Cairo’s Egyptian Museum early Thursday as people protesting against Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak face off against pro-Mubarak crowds.

Egypt crisis: 3 dead, 639 injured in Cairo, government officials say (CNN):

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Violence in Egypt as foes, supporters of Hosni Mubarak clash (Los Angeles Times):

Fighting erupts in Tahrir Square as anti-government demonstrators and supporters of President Hosni Mubarak throw rocks and brandish clubs. The clashes follow a call by the Egyptian military for protesters to go home.

Reporting from Cairo — Thousands of supporters of Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak besieged anti-government forces ensconced in Tahrir Square on Wednesday, leading to violent clashes and some injuries.

Pro-Mubarak forces tried to push their way into the square through numerous side streets and were met with, in some cases, cordons of peaceful protesters and, in others, by those throwing large chunks of stone or concrete.

Turkey tells Mubarak to listen to the people (Reuters):

ANKARA (Reuters) – Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak should heed his people’s desire for change, Turkey’s Prime Minister Tayyip Erodogan said on Tuesday, piling pressure on Mubarak to end his 30-year rule in the face of mass protests.

Israel shocked by Obama’s “betrayal” of Mubarak (Reuters):

JERUSALEM (Reuters) – If Egypt’s President Hosni Mubarak is toppled, Israel will lose one of its very few friends in a hostile neighborhood and President Barack Obama will bear a large share of the blame, Israeli pundits said on Monday.

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