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    • Protesters throw fireworks at police during clashes in front of the presidential palace in Cairo, Feb. 1, 2013.
    • Anti-government protesters gather outside Egypt's presidential palace in Cairo, Feb. 1, 2013.
    • Police burn tents of protesters who staged a sit-in for weeks in front of the presidential palace, during clashes between protesters and police, in Cairo, Feb. 1, 2013.
    • Protesters throw stones at security forces inside the presidential palace during clashes in front of the palace in Cairo, Feb. 1, 2013.
    • Egyptians shout slogans during anti-President Mohamed Morsi protest in front of the presidential palace in Cairo, Egypt, Feb. 1, 2013.
    • An Egyptian protester tries to escape from fire after he burned an anti-Morsi banner in front of the presidential palace in Cairo, Egypt, Feb. 1, 2013.
    • Egyptian security forces protect themselves from heavy rains in front of the presidential palace in Cairo, Egypt, Feb. 1, 2013.
    • Protesters chant slogans and hold a picture of a slain young man in Port Said, Egypt, Feb. 1, 2013.
    • Egyptian Army soldiers (C) try to stop protesters opposing Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi from attacking the Security Directorate of Port Said, during a protest in Port Said Feb. 1, 2013.
    • Egyptian protesters chant anti-government slogans during a rally in Tahrir Square, Cairo, Egypt, Feb. 1, 2013.

    Egyptian Protesters, Police Clash Near Presidential Palace

    Published February 01, 2013

    Anti-government demonstrators clashed with security forces facing Egypt's presidential palace Friday evening, throwing gasoline bombs as police responded with tear gas and water cannons.


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