Egyptian security forces cleared hundreds of protesters from Cairo’s Tahrir Square after curfew hours, Al Jazeera said. The broadcaster cited witnesses near Tahrir Square.
Clashes erupted in Cairo for a third day after fighting between security forces and demonstrators protesting military rule left at least 22 people dead, a week before Egypt’s first parliamentary elections since the ouster of Hosni Mubarak.
U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton met with Egypt’s transitional leadership and visited Cairo’s Tahrir Square, the central site of protests that led to the ouster of President Hosni Mubarak .
Surrounded by tanks and the world’s television cameras, the protesters on Cairo’s Tahrir Square are bedding down to secure their place in history.