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Thursday, February 3, 2011

In Egypt, Crackdown Continues, Signs Emerge Of A Struggle Within The Government

An anti-government protestor gets assistance after being wounded during clashes in Cairo, Egypt, Thursday. (AP)

An anti-government protestor gets assistance after being wounded during clashes in Cairo, Egypt, Thursday. (AP)

Will tonight be another night of violence in Cairo’s Tahrir Square? At least eight people were killed in pitched battles overnight.

The Prime Minister of Egypt has apologized for the bloody attacks , and promised an investigation into the charge that pro-government forces who attacked protesters were politically organized.

We touch down in the square, and take a look at a possible rift inside the government with Magdi Abdelhadi, the BBC’s Middle East editor.


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