1. November 12, 2011 10:20:48 AM EST
  2. Protesters have been gathering for days in Tahrir to demand that the military transfer power to a civilian government system, after they took control following the demise of Hosni Mubarak in February.

    The violence began when, as stated in the Huffingtonpost “soldiers and police set fire to protest tents in Cairo’s Tahrir Square and fired tear gas and rubber bullets in a major assault” during the early hours of Sunday morning as seen in this footage from onetv1channel:
  3. riots in egypt protest 2011: riot erupts in egypt protest again
    November 20, 2011 4:48:00 PM EST
  4. Major news outlets then broke news through Twitter on the resulting death toll as government forces used increasing violence:
  5. 20 killed in Cairo clashes, 1700 injured. on.cnn.com/vn93z2
    November 21, 2011 5:23:45 AM EST
  6. Egypt morgue official: death toll climbs to 35 in 3 days of clashes between protesters, police – @AP
    November 21, 2011 7:27:30 AM EST
  7. As reported by Al Jazeera, this morning Egypt’s culture minister resigned in protest to the violence after declining to meet with the ruling Supreme Council of the Armed Forces.

    For now, however, protests continue and both sides hold their ground as resolution looks a long way off:
  8. RT @ianinegypt: Group of people walking toward #Tahrir on Mohamed Mahmoud chanting peaceful. Police pull back. #egypt
    November 21, 2011 10:18:00 AM EST
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