Cairo's uprising: Protests & clashes

Associated Press
Young Egyptian protesters look through a crack in a barrier towards security forces, unseen, as skirmishes break out, near Tahrir Square, Cairo, Egypt, Friday, Jan. 25, 2013. Egyptian opposition protesters are gathering in Cairo's Tahrir Square to mark the second anniversary of the uprising that toppled Hosni Mubarak's autocratic regime. (AP Photo/Thomas Hartwell)

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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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