Monday, January 31, 2011

Cairo, Egypt, Monday Jan. 31, 2011

A girl holds a poster during a demonstration in Cairo, Egypt, Monday Jan. 31, 2011. Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak has sworn in a new government Cabinet Monday following unprecedented mass public anti-government protests seen through the streets of Cairo and other Egyptian cities over the past few days.






Two anti-government protesters, one wearing a t-shirt depicting Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak with a cross drawn through and the words in Arabic reading "Down, down", walk arm in arm at the continuing demonstration in Tahrir square in downtown Cairo, Egypt, Monday, Jan. 31, 2011. A coalition of opposition groups called for a million people to take to Cairo's streets Tuesday to demand the removal of President Hosni Mubarak.








An anti-government protester holds a banner in French reading, "The army must choose: Egypt or Mubarak", at the continuing demonstration in Tahrir square in downtown Cairo, Egypt, Monday, Jan. 31, 2011. A coalition of opposition groups called for a million people to take to Cairo's streets Tuesday to demand the removal of President Hosni Mubarak.








A young Egyptian anti-government protester holding an Egyptian flag skateboards amongst the crowd at the continuing demonstration in Tahrir square in downtown Cairo, Egypt, Monday, Jan. 31, 2011. A coalition of opposition groups called for a million people to take to Cairo's streets Tuesday to demand the removal of President Hosni Mubarak.







A cleric, left, and an unidentified demonstrator lead a protest in Cairo, Egypt, Monday Jan. 31, 2011. A coalition of opposition groups called for a million people to take to Cairo's streets Tuesday to ratchet up pressure for President Hosni Mubarak to leave.








An anti-government protester being carried on the shoulders of another holds up a portrait of Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak on which he had drawn a moustache and hair in black to represent Adolf Hitler, to loud cheers from the crowd, at the continuing demonstration in Tahrir square in downtown Cairo, Egypt, Monday, Jan. 31, 2011.








A man holds up his baby during a protest in Cairo, Egypt, Monday Jan. 31, 2011. A coalition of opposition groups called for a million people to take to Cairo's streets Tuesday to ratchet up pressure for President Hosni Mubarak to leave. Translation for poster was not possible.









Clerics from Al Azhar Islamic university, some holding their identity cards, chant anti-government slogans during a protest in Tahrir, or Liberation, Square in Cairo, Egypt, Monday Jan. 31, 2011.






Women carry a poster reading in French "Mubarak get out" during a protest in Cairo, Egypt, Monday Jan. 31, 2011. A coalition of opposition groups called for a million people to take to Cairo's streets Tuesday to ratchet up pressure for President Hosni Mubarak to leave.








An anti-government protester swings a metal chain and holds a poster representing Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak saying "I understand!!", accompanied by words beneath reading "The killer failed", at the continuing demonstration in Tahrir square in downtown Cairo, Egypt, Monday, Jan. 31, 2011.









Egyptian film star Omar Sharif points to Tahrir, or Liberation, Square, in Cairo, Egypt, Monday Jan. 31, 2011.











People pray on Tahrir, or Liberation Square, in Cairo, Egypt, Monday Jan. 31, 2011. A coalition of opposition groups called for a million people to take to Cairo's streets Tuesday to ratchet up pressure for President Hosni Mubarak to leave.








Egyptians dressed in white shrouds to show their readiness to die for their cause, demonstrate in Cairo, Egypt, Monday Jan. 31, 2011. A coalition of opposition groups called for a million people to take to Cairo's streets Tuesday to ratchet up pressure for President Hosni Mubarak to leave. Posters on the shroudS reads: 'This my shroud for the sake of Egypt'.








Anti-government protesters are seen in Tahrir Square at nightfall in Cairo, Egypt, Monday, Jan. 31, 2011.





A young girl holds a poster during a demonstration in Cairo, Egypt, Monday Jan. 31, 2011. A coalition of opposition groups called for a million people to take to Cairo's streets Tuesday to ratchet up pressure for President Hosni Mubarak to leave.





Women shout during an anti-government demonstration in Cairo, Egypt, Monday Jan. 31, 2011. A coalition of opposition groups called for a million people to take to Cairo's streets Tuesday to ratchet up pressure for President Hosni Mubarak to leave.








Soldiers control traffic in Cairo, Egypt, Monday Jan. 31, 2011. Egypt State TV has announced that Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak has sworn in a new Cabinet, replacing the old cabinet which was dissolved as a concession to unprecedented anti-government protests.





A view of protestors gathered in Tahrir, or Liberation Square, in Cairo, Egypt, Monday, Jan. 31, 2011.





Dr. Zahi Hawass, Director for the Supreme Council of Antiquities, right, talks on the phone as a member of the Egyptian special forces stands guard inside the Egyptian Museum in Cairo, Egypt, Monday, Jan. 31, 2011. Would-be looters broke into Cairo's famed Egyptian Museum, ripping the heads off two mummies and damaging about 75 small artifacts before being caught and detained by army soldiers, Egypt's antiquities chief said Saturday. Dr. Hawass, said the vandals did not manage to steal any of the museum's antiquities, and that the prized collection was now safe and under military guard.
Egyptian protesters gather around Arabic words on the ground reading "Leave coward, we are not leaving the square", in downtown Cairo, Egypt, Monday, Jan. 31, 2011. A coalition of opposition groups called for a million people to take to Cairo's streets Tuesday to demand the removal of President Hosni Mubarak.




A crowd gather around a musician with a poster reading 'the people wants the vile to be put on trial' during a protest in the capital's central Tahrir, or Liberation, Square, Cairo, Egypt, Monday Jan. 31, 2011. A coalition of opposition groups called for a million people to take to Cairo's streets Tuesday to ratchet up pressure for President Hosni Mubarak to leave.





A man carries a placard, written in several languages and reading: "Mubarak, Get Out" referring to Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak, as he attends a demonstration by anti-government protesters in Cairo's Tahrir Square, Egypt, Monday, Jan. 31, 2011. A coalition of opposition groups called for a million people to take to Cairo's streets Tuesday to demand the removal of Mubarak.






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