Egypt unrest

Egyptian anti-government protesters and supporters of President Hosni Mubarak fought running battles in and around Cairo's Tahrir Square on 2 and 3 February - the ninth and tenth day of unrest.

The army has been trying to keep the opposing factions apart, while anti-Mubarak demonstrators have erected makeshift barricades close to the Egyptian Museum. Tahrir - or Liberation - Square has been the symbolic focus of anti-government demonstrations for more than a week.

Map showing the Tahrir Square clashes

The taunts and stone-throwing started as the rivals came face-to-face near the Egyptian museum on 2 February. The anti-government protesters are seen at the top of the image below, with the pro-Mubarak supporters at the bottom, as the army look on.

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