Cairo protest grows

A quarter-million Egyptians flooded into the heart of Cairo on Tuesday, demanding that President Hosni Mubarak step down.

An elderly Egyptian pro-Mubarak supporter shouts slogans during a demonstration in Cairo on Tuesday, Feb. 1, 2011. Egyptian authorities battled to save President Hosni Mubarak's regime with a series of concessions and promises to protesters, but realities on the streets of Cairo may be outrunning his capacity for change. The Arabic poster, dating from the 2005 presidential elections, reads, "Your vote to Mubarak." (AP Photo/Amr Nabil)

An elderly Egyptian pro-Mubarak supporter shouts slogans during a demonstration in Cairo on Tuesday, Feb. 1, 2011. Egyptian authorities battled to save President Hosni Mubarak's regime with a series of concessions and promises to protesters, but realities on the streets of Cairo may be outrunning his capacity for change. The Arabic poster, dating from the 2005 presidential elections, reads, "Your vote to Mubarak." (AP Photo/Amr Nabil)

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