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    • Supporters of Egypt's army and police gather at Tahrir square in Cairo, on the third anniversary of Egypt's uprising, Jan. 25, 2014.
    • Pro-government crowds gather in Cairo's Tahrir Square, Jan. 25, 2014, (Hamada Elrasam for VOA).
    • Pro-government crowds gather in Cairo's Tahrir Square, (Hamada Elrasam for VOA).
    • Pro-government crowds gather in Cairo's Tahrir Square, (Hamada Elrasam for VOA).
    • Many in the crowd hold pictures of General Abdel Fateh el Sissi, widely expected to run in upcoming presidential elections, (Hamada Elrasam for VOA).
    • Participant hold picture of General Abdel Fateh el Sissi, (Hamada Elrasam for VOA).
    • Participants hold flags, pictures of General Abdel Fateh el Sissi, (Hamada Elrasam for VOA).
    • Participants hold flag, picture of General Abdel Fateh el Sissi, (Hamada Elrasam for VOA).
    • Participants hold flag, picture of General Abdel Fateh el Sissi, (Hamada Elrasam for VOA).
    • Some youth donned masks of General Sissi, (Hamada Elrasam for VOA).
    • Security was especially tight, after a series of bombings ripped through the capital Friday, (Hamada Elrasam for VOA).
    • Security is heavy in and around Tahrir square as Egypt is still tense on the 3rd anniversary of the 2011 revolution that forced long-time autocrat Hosni Mubarak to step down, Jan. 25, 2014 (Elizabeth Arrott/VOA)..
    • Pro-government crowds gather in Cairo's Tahrir Square, (Hamada Elrasam/VOA).
    • A supporter of Egypt's ousted President Mohamed Morsi is detained by police during clashes with security forces in downtown Cairo, Egypt.
    • Egyptian police arrest a Muslim Brotherhood supporter (C-R) following a demonstration in the Nasr City district of Cairo.
    • Egyptian police arrest a Muslim Brotherhood supporter (C) following a demonstration in the Nasr City district of Cairo.

    Government-led events on Cairo's Tahrir Square

    Published January 25, 2014

    Marking the third anniversary of the uprising, as well as National Police Day


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