Cairo's uprising: Protests & clashes

Associated Press
Egyptian protesters shoot fireworks towards anti-riot policemen as they fire tear gas during clashes in front of the presidential palace in Cairo, Egypt, Friday, Feb. 1, 2013. Thousands of protesters denouncing Egypt's Islamist president marched on his palace in Cairo on Friday, clashing with security forces firing tear gas and water cannons in the eighth day of the country's wave of political violence.(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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