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Public town square in Downtown Cairo, Egypt

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Tahrir Square: Public town square in Downtown Cairo, Egypt
Tahrir Square, also known as "Martyr Square", is a major public town square in downtown Cairo, Egypt. The square has been the location and focus for political demonstrations in Cairo, most notably those that led to the 2011 Egyptian revolution and the resignation of President Hosni Mubarak.

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Iconic Tahrir Square to be turned into open-air museum

iconic tahrir square to be turned into open-air museum
Cairo: Work is progressing full swing to turn the iconic Tahrir Square into an open-air museum in Cairo. More than fifty engineers and a thousand labourers in yellow hard hats have been working 24-hour..
WorldNews - Published

Iraq protests escalate despite rising toll

iraq protests escalate despite rising toll
Baghdad: Thousands of Iraqi protesters streamed into streets and public squares in the capital and restive south on Sunday, saying they were not deterred by deadly violence meant to “scare” them...
WorldNews - Published

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Four killed after Iraqi security forces raid protest camps [Video]Four killed after Iraqi security forces raid protest camps

Iraqi security forces raided Baghdad's main protest site on Saturday and tried to eject protesters in southern cities, firing tear gas and bullets killing four people and wounding dozens more, police..

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Unidentified gunmen kill 10 anti-government protesters in Iraq

unidentified gunmen kill 10 anti-government protesters in iraq
BAGHDAD — At least 10 people were killed and 60 others were wounded when gunmen clad in civilian clothes opened fire on demonstrators in central Baghdad, protesters said on Friday. Demonstrators told..
WorldNews - Published

Iraq protest death toll mounts as cleric warns against meddling

iraq protest death toll mounts as cleric warns against meddling
Iraq’s top Shi’ite Muslim cleric said a new prime minister must be chosen without foreign interference in an apparent nod to Iranian influence, as armed men killed at least 19 people, including..
WorldNews - Published

Tuktuk, newspaper of Iraq's uprising, aspires to be vehicle for change

"If you kill us all, who will you rule over?" says the latest issue of Tuktuk newspaper, produced, printed and distributed by Iraqi anti-government activists to thousands of protesters camped out in..
Reuters - Published

Iraq officials: 4 protesters killed in Baghdad clashes

iraq officials: 4 protesters killed in baghdad clashes
Clashes between Iraqi protesters and security forces in central Baghdad killed four people and wounded 62 on Thursday, Iraqi medical and security officials said. According to the officials, the..
WorldNews - Published

Hollow building becomes center of Iraq's uprising

The skeleton of a high-rise building overlooking Baghdad's central Tahrir Square known as the Turkish Restaurant has become a temporary home and a bustling center for protesters staging demonstrations..
Reuters - Published

Tens of Thousands Pour into Baghdad’s Tahrir Square as Iraq Protests Continue

tens of thousands pour into baghdad’s tahrir square as iraq protests continue
Anti-government protests are continuing in Iraq, where tens of thousands of people marched on...
WorldNews - Published

Protesters defy crackdown as Iraq crisis deepens

Anti-government protesters packed into the Iraqi capital's Tahrir Square late Tuesday in the largest numbers yet as the political crisis sparked by their demonstrations deepened further. 
France 24 - Published

Three Iraqis killed, 84 wounded in Baghdad protests: sources

Three Iraqis were killed on Saturday after being hit in the head by tear gas canisters fired by security forces, and another 84 were injured at a protest in Baghdad's central Tahrir Square, police and..
Reuters - Published

Egypt's security forces move to block anti-Sisi protests

Egyptian police mounted a huge show of force in central Cairo and closed off entrances to Tahrir Square on Friday after calls for protests against President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi following opposition..
Reuters - Published

Egypt's Sisi plays down repeat protest call as security tightened

Egypt's president told supporters not to worry about calls for further protests against his rule on Friday, as security forces tightened controls in the center of the capital and closed off entrances..
Reuters - Published

Egypt tightens security after call for repeat protests

Egyptian security forces closed off entrances to Cairo's Tahrir Square on Friday and deployed police reinforcements after a call for a second week of rare anti-government demonstrations.
Reuters - Published

Dozens arrested after rare protests against Sisi

dozens arrested after rare protests against sisi
CAIRO: Protests erupted overnight in Cairo and other Egyptian cities calling for the removal of President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, in a rare show of dissent quickly quashed by authorities. Hundreds of..
WorldNews - Published

Egypt protests: Anti-government chants in Tahrir Square

Rare protests have taken place in Egypt, calling for the removal of President Abdul Fattah Sisi.
BBC News - Published

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