Thousands join Cairo protests

Protesters clash with police and demand that Hosni Mubarak, the president, step down.

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    Thousands of protesters are marching in Cairo, the Egyptian capital, to demand that Hosni Mubarak, the president, step down.

    They clashed with riot police in a rare show of strength by the people.

    Many in the crowds called for a Tunisian style ousting of Mubarak.

    Al Jazeera's Rawya Rageh reports from Cairo.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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