Cairo's uprising: Protests & clashes

Associated Press
Egyptian protesters celebrate the capture of a state security armored vehicle that demonstrators commandeered during clashes with security forces and brought to Tahrir Square in Cairo, Egypt, Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2013. Egypt’s army chief warned Tuesday of the “the collapse of the state” if the political crisis roiling the nation for nearly a week continues, but said the armed forces will respect the right of Egyptians to protest. (AP Photo/Amr Nabil)

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Spurred by disillusionment with the slow pace of democratic reforms, the  economic crisis and opposition to the increasingly autocratic governance of Islamist President Mohamed Morsi, unrest in Cairo and other Egyptian cities raged two years after the Jan. 25, 2011 uprising, which toppled the dictatorship of Hosni Mubarak.

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