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Soldiers beat Egypt protesters in Cairo square

Witnesses say a heavy force of military police attacked hundreds of protesters in Cairo's central Tahrir Square, beating and arresting them and shooting in the air.Full story

Egypt's military dissolves parliament, suspend constitution

  As a ‘wave of empowerment’ sweeps the Arab nation, NBC’s Richard Engel reports on the first clear signs from the military on how it will run the nation ahead of elections.

Egypt army detains protesters: rights groups

Egypt's army has detained dozens of Egyptians involved in massive protests against the rule of President Hosni Mubarak and abused some of them in custody, a U.S. rights groups and Egyptian activists said on Thursday. Full story

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