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Egyptians abroad feel the effects of unrest

1 February 2011 Last updated at 02:44 GMT

Egyptians around the world are watching events in their home country with interest and concern.

In the United States there are 200,000 Egyptians, many of whom live in northern Virginia and the Washington DC area.

Rajini Vaidyanathan has been speaking to one businessman about how events in Egypt are affecting him.