Friday, January 28, 2011

The Egyptian Revolution Marches On

Flight 253 The US Government Escorted Abumutallab Through Security Witho...

Protesters Storm Government Buildings in Cairo

Protesters Storm Government Buildings in Cairo
January 28, 2011

Thousands of protesters try to storm the foreign ministry, state TV building in Cairo, defying curfew.

Read earlier report below:

Egypt’s military deployed on the streets of Cairo to enforce the nighttime curfew as the sun set Friday on a day of rioting and chaos that amounted to the biggest challenge ever to authoritarian President Hosni Mubarak’s 30-year regime.

Flames rose up across a number of cities from burning tires and police cars. Even the ruling party headquarters in Cairo was ablaze in the outpouring of rage, bitterness and utter frustration with a regime seen as corrupt, heavy-handed and neglectful of grinding poverty that afflicts nearly half of the 80 million Egyptians.

Read entire article