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Shaimaa Fayed

Mubarak orders army to back police against unrest

President Hosni Mubarak imposed a curfew and ordered troops to back up police as they struggled to control crowds who flooded the streets of Cairo.

Egypt unrest enters third day

Activists trying to oust Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak played cat-and-mouse with police on the streets into the early hours of Thursday.

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