Egypt Day 11: Day of Prayer Marred By Violent Clashes

4 Feb

Copyright 2011-3011 By Chase Kyla Hunter

Christians Join Hands to Form a Ring of Protection Around Muslims While They Pray in the Streets of Egypt



Google News is presently posting 23,642 news articles covering the Egyptian uprising, which is the top news story in the world again for the 11th day. What’s different about day 11 is that protesters are now gathering in other neighboring countries to vent their rage and voice their support for the Egyptian protesters. In Iran, Turkey and on the West Bank of Israel protesters gathered to show their support for the Egyptian uprising against Mubarak. In one video posted below young Christians formed rings and locked hands to protect prostate Muslims while they prayed in the street. I never had seen an image like that, in my lifetime, until just a few minutes ago. It was dramatic and very moving.

To avoid igniting a Mideast conflagration of rage and violence, and a possible international firestorm as well, Mubarak needs to step down immediately. The situation is in the Mideast region is now getting worse by the day. I noted that a portrait of Barack Obama was burned along with photos and effigies of Mubarak. Here’s video coverage:

Egyptian Blogger “Sandmonkey” Arrested, Beaten by Mubarak’s Police

 

Clashes occur in Cairo side streets off Tahrir Square

CNN International – Ivan Watson – ‎32 minutes ago‎
Cairo, Egypt (CNN) — What a difference a few city blocks can make. Crowds of thousands upon thousands of Egyptians demonstrated peacefully on Friday, filling most of Cairo’s sprawling and once besieged Tahrir Square.

Journalists face obstacles and dangers in Egypt

CNN International – Christine Theodorou, Jill Dougherty – ‎44 minutes ago‎
By the CNN Wire Staff Cairo, Egypt (CNN) — The obstacles facing journalists covering the unrest in Egypt were cast into sharp relief Friday. The Al-Jazeera network said Friday that a “gang of thugs” stormed its Cairo office and burned the facility and

Huge Cairo Rally Renews Calls for Mubarak Ouster

Voice of America – ‎8 minutes ago‎
Photo: AP Tens of thousands of Egyptians gathered in Cairo, Friday, at another rally calling for the immediate ouster of President Hosni Mubarak. There were some clashes and gunfire, but the rally was peaceful overall in its early hours.
 


Opponents of President Hosni Mubarak called Friday the “day of departure.”
more by Hosni Mubarak – 1 hour ago – Voice of America (1 occurrences)

Egypt holds ‘Day of Departure’

Aljazeera.net – ‎30 minutes ago‎
Hundreds of thousands flood Tahrir Square for largely peaceful ‘Day of Departure’ protest against President Mubarak. Hundreds of thousands of protesters have gathered in Cairo’s Tahrir Square in what has been a largely peaceful protest,

A message to Obama

Aljazeera.net – Karim Haddad – ‎54 minutes ago‎
Egyptian-Americans call on Obama to stand firmly on the side of the Egyptian people. “Down, down with Hosni Mubarak! Saudi Arabia is waiting for you!” The rhyme and rhythm is lost in translation, but the protesters’ chants are often catchy and straight

Timeline of the Egyptian Uprising Day by Day

Clashes Occur on Cairo Side Streets

Excerpt:

“What a difference a few city blocks can make. Crowds of hundreds of thousands upon thousands of Egyptians demonstrated peacefully on Friday, filling most of Cairo’s sprawling and once besieged Tahrir Square. They played music on loud speakers, danced and chanted “down with the dictator” in a rally dubbed “Day of Departure.”

But down the side streets leading east from Tahrir Square, just a few hundred meters away, fierce clashes raged between gangs of pro- and anti-regime youths.”

Tens of Thousands Gather in Tahrir Square During “Day of Prayer” Marred by Violence


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