Sunday, February 6, 2011

Army positioned between pro-government demonstrators and anti-government protesters

In order to avoid clashes, Egyptian army soldiers, tanks and armored personnel carriers are positioned between pro-government demonstrators, bottom on a flyover, and anti-government protesters, top, taking shelter behind barricades in Tahrir square in Cairo, Egypt, Saturday, Feb. 5, 2011. Rallies in Cairo and behind-the-scenes diplomacy from the U.S. President Barack Obama administration is piling more pressure on Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak to make a swift exit and allow a temporary government to embark on an immediate path toward democracy. (AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis)

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