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Primer: What’s happening in Egypt. The BBC’s Key Points:
- Egyptian riot police clash with thousands of anti-government demonstrators.
- Police fire tear gas and rubber bullets to disperse crowds in Cairo, Suez and Alexandria.
- Suez sees some of the worst violence, with a police station being set on fire.
- Reports say opposition figurehead Mohamed ElBaradei, who joined Cairo protests, has been placed under house arrest.
- The authorities have disrupted mobile phone networks and internet services.
- The unrest follows three days of protests in which at least eight people have been killed.
- [Wikileaks] Cables Show Delicate U.S. Dealings With Egypt’s Leaders. Joe Biden: “I would not refer to [Mubarak] as a dictator.” Clinton: “We are deeply concerned by the use of violence by the Egyptian authorities.”
- Bruce Riedel: “Don’t Fear Egypt’s Muslim Brotherhood.”
- What Could Possibly Go Wrong: An Internet “Off” Switch; Internet service NOT down in Syria.
- Up Next?: Pink anti-government protesters take to the streets in Yemen.