Egyptians Gather in Central Cairo to Protest Military Rule

Thousands of Egyptian protesters gathered today in Cairo’s Tahrir Square for rallies against military rule, live footage aired by Al Jazeera television showed. The march was dubbed the “Friday of Protecting Democracy,” according to the broadcaster.

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