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Inspired by the Tunisian uprising that overthrew longtime president Ben Ali, Egyptian citizens and activists organized mass protests on January 25 calling for economic reform and an end to President Hosni Mubarak's 30-year rule.
From that day on, mass protests spread from Cairo to the whole country and Tahrir square became the symbolic place where anti-Mubarak and pro-Mubarak activists clash, while the army don't intervene in any's party behalf.

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Egypt Protests 2011