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Protests continue in Egypt

Thousands of protesters crowd Tahrir Square, calling for an end to military rule

People take part in Friday prayers in Cairo's Tahrir Square before a mass rally on Nov. 25. Thousands of Egyptians continue to occupy the square ahead of parliamentary elections scheduled for Nov. 28. Peter Macdiarmid / Getty Images
Egyptian protesters pray during a march in Cairo's Tahrir Square on Nov. 25. Egypt's ruling military council appointed Kamal Ganzouri on Friday as prime minister to form "a national salvation government" to replace the cabinet that resigned earlier in the week. Esam Omran Al-Fetori / Reuters
Supporters of the Egyptian Armed Forces shout slogans and wave Egyptian national flags on a road near the defence ministry, headquarters of the Supreme Council of the Armed Forces, at Abbasiya square in Cairo Nov. 25. More than 5,000 pro-army Egyptians rallied as Egypt's military rulers named a veteran politician as prime minister in an attempt to quell mass protests that have killed 41 people.

Story: Egypt military woos public to keep power Amr Abdallah Dalsh / Reuters
Volunteers clean up garbage and rocks on Nov. 24 after clashes in Alexandria, Egypt. Protesters and police observed a truce after violence that killed 39 people in five days. Mohamed Abd El Ghany / Reuters
A riot policeman fires a gun, allegedly at protesters, during clashes on a side street near Tahrir Square. Goran Tomasevic / Reuters
Wounded protesters are driven away to a makeshift hospital in Tahrir Square on Nov. 23. Andre Pain / EPA
A protester wears a gas mask, goggles and a pail to protect himself from tear gas canisters lobbed by riot police during clashes near Tahrir Square on Nov. 23. Amr Abdallah Dalsh / Reuters
An Egyptian soldier tries to keep thousands of protesters away from riot policemen during a demonstration in Tahrir Square during the fourth day of clashes with security forces on Nov. 22. Demonstrators are demanding an end to military rule, heightening tension after days of deadly clashes that threaten to derail next week's legislative polls. Khaled Desouki / AFP - Getty Images
Egypt's Field Marshal Hussein Tantawi, longtime defence minister who is now the country's de facto ruler, addresses the nation in a televised speech in Cairo on Nov. 22. The head of Egypt's ruling military council accepted the cabinet's resignation and said the military was ready to hold a referendum for immediate transfer of power. Egyptian state TV / AFP - Getty Images
A protester displays empty tear gas canisters as others chant slogans during clashes with riot police in Cairo on Nov. 22. Mohamed Abd El Ghany / Reuters
Protesters carry a wounded comrade to a nearby hospital on a motorcycle during a demonstration by tens of thousands of Egyptians in Cairo's Tahrir Square on Nov. 22. Khaled Desouki / AFP - Getty Images
Protesters pack Cairo's Tahrir Square on Nov. 22 as clashes between police and protesters demanding democratic change entered a fourth day. Khaled Desouki / AFP - Getty Images
Protesters take shelter behind a wall during clashes with riot police on a side street near Tahrir Square in Cairo, Egypt, on Tuesday, Nov. 22. Egyptians frustrated with military rule battled police in the streets as the generals scrambled to cope with the cabinet's proffered resignation after bloodshed that has jolted plans for the country's first free election in decades. Goran Tomasevic / Reuters
Riot police stand behind flames from molotov cocktails during clashes with protesters on a side street near Tahrir Square on Nov. 22. Goran Tomasevic / Reuters
An ambulance makes its way through thousands of protesters as they attend a funeral of a victim of earlier clashes in Tahrir Square on Nov. 22. Khaled Desouki / AFP - Getty Images
A riot police officer fires tear gas during clashes with protesters near Tahrir Square on Nov. 22. Khalil Hamra / AP
A protester throws a tear gas canister, which was earlier thrown by riot police during clashes along a road which leads to the Interior Ministry, near Tahrir Square on Nov. 22. Amr Abdallah Dalsh / Reuters
Protesters carry a wounded man during clashes with riot police near Tahrir Square on Nov. 22. Khalil Hamra / AP
People carry the body of a protester who was killed in clashes with the riot police during his funeral in Tahrir Square on Nov. 22. Khalil Hamra / AP
Protesters clash with riot police in Alexandria on Nov. 21. AP
Protesters stand in line to protect the field hospital in Tahrir Square, Cairo, on Nov. 21. Mohamed Hossam / AFP - Getty Images
Protesters run from tear gas fired by riot police during clashes in Tahrir Square on Nov. 21. Amr Abdallah Dalsh / Reuters
An injured protester is helped away during clashes with security forces in Tahrir Square on Nov. 21. Khaled Desouki / AFP - Getty Images
Protesters throw stones at riot police firing tear gas and rubber bullets near Tahrir Square on Nov 21. Goran Tomasevic / Reuters
A protester winces after being exposed to tear gas during clashes near Tahrir Square in Cairo on Nov. 21. Asmaa Waguih / Reuters
A riot policeman aims a shotgun with rubber bullets at protesters, next to a plainclothes policeman during clashes in Cairo on Nov. 21. Goran Tomasevic / Reuters
Protesters carry a man injured during clashes with riot police in Cairo on Nov. 21. Goran Tomasevic / Reuters
A protester stands on top of a burned car in a Cairo street on Nov. 21. Khalil Hamra / AP
An Egyptian protester hurls a tear gas canister back at security forces as others run for cover on the third day of clashes at Tahrir Square in Cairo on Nov. 21. Mohammed Hossam / AFP - Getty Images
Two Egyptian protesters help a man overcome with tear gas during clashes in Tahrir square, in Cairo, Egypt, on Nov. 21. Mohammed Abu Zaid / AP
An Egyptian protester sprays water on the eyes of a fellow demonstrator after tear gas was fired by security forces in Tahrir Square on Nov. 21. Mohammed Hossam / AFP - Getty Images
Canadian volunteer nurse, Merikel, right, helps an Egyptian medical team treat an injured protester at a field hospital at Tahrir Square in Cairo on Nov. 21. Amr Nabil / AP
A protester climbs a burned building to rescue residents trapped by fire during clashes with police in Cairo on Nov. 21. Goran Tomasevic / Reuters
An Egyptian protester shouts during clashes with security forces at Tahrir Square in Cairo on Nov. 21. Mohammed Hossam / AFP - Getty Images
Firemen try to put out a fire started by protesters during clashes with police in front of the Security Administrative building in Alexandria, Egypt, on Sunday, Nov. 20. Stringer / Reuters
A protester overcome by tear gas kneels in the middle of the street during clashes with Egyptian riot police near the interior ministry downtown Cairo, Egypt, on Nov. 20. Tara Todras-whitehill / AP
Egyptians protesters are pushed away by security forces during clashes in Cairo on Nov. 20. Khaled Elfiqi / EPA
Protesters run from riot police spraying tear gas, during clashes near Tahrir Square in Cairo on Nov. 20. Asmaa Waguih / Reuters
A protester receives medical treatment at a field hospital after being wounded in clashes with Egyptian riot police in Cairo on Nov. 20. Amr Abdallah Dalsh / Reuters
Egyptian protesters are confronted by riot police firing rubber bullets and tear gas in Cairo's Tahrir Square on Nov. 19. Khaled Desouki / AFP - Getty Images
Egyptian riot police clash with protesters in Tahrir Square in Cairo on Nov. 19, as Egyptian riot police dismantled a small tent city set up to commemorate revolutionary martyrs in Cairo's Tahrir Square. Khalil Hamra / AP
Egyptian youths attack a police vehicle in Tahrir Square, Cairo, Egypt, Nov. 19. Ahmed Khaled / EPA
Protesters chant slogans in Tahrir Square, the focal point of the uprising that ousted President Hosni Mubarak, in Cairo on Nov. 18. Khalil Hamra / AP
Egyptian protesters take over Tahrir Square in Cairo on Nov. 18. Khaled Elfiqi / EPA