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Millions join Egypt’s day of anger

CAIRO - At least one million people rallied across Egypt on Tuesday clamouring for President Hosni Mubarak to give up power, piling pressure on a leader who has towered over Middle East politics for 30 years to make way for a new era of democracy in the Arab nation.
Cairo's Tahrir Square was jammed with people ranging from lawyers and doctors to students and jobless poor, the crowd spilling into surrounding streets. Crowds also demonstrated in Alexandria, Suez and in the Nile

Egypt’s ElBaradei says uprising ‘cannot go back’

CAIRO/WASHINGTON - Egyptian opposition leader Mohamed ElBaradei told thousands of protesters in central Cairo on Sunday that an uprising against Hosni Mubarak's rule "cannot go back". "You have taken back your rights and what we have begun cannot go back," he told cheering crowds who responded "down with Mubarak". "We have one main demand - the end of the regime and the beginning of a new stage, a new Egypt."
"I bow to the people of Egypt in respect. I ask of you patience,

Iran backs Egypt’s ‘revolution of the noble’

TEHRAN - Iran on Sunday praised Egypt's "revolution of the noble" and slammed Western governments' "backward" reaction to the uprising in the Arab nation, state media reported.
"The voice of the brave people of Egypt is the voice of revolution. The start of this revolution has astonished the despotic regimes of the region," parliament speaker Ali Larijani was quoted as saying by the official IRNA news agency.
"The parliament supports the uprising of the Tunisian and