Egyptian Protests Escalate

Al Jazeera English is curating social media related to the large-scale protests that began in Egypt on January 25 and have left two civilians and a police officer dead. Thousands of citizens across the country have called for Tunisia-style ouster of president Hosni Mubarak, Egypt's president for the past three decades.

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  1. BBC journalists prepare for coverage: A helmet, goggles and a video camera mounted to the top.
  2. Protesters climbing on a water cannon truck are thrown to the ground as it speeds by.
  3. Protesters in the industrial Nile Delta city of Mahalla tear down a poster of president Hosni Mubarak on Tuesday.
  4. Stunning images of lone Egyptians taking on ranks of riot police.
  5. Rough translation of the below photo: "Oh the so-mighty army is afraid of the one Cairene."
  6. Chasing the Egyptian riot police
  7. مظاهرة يوم الغضب 25 يناير
  8. Twitter confirmed on Tuesday evening that it's services had been blocked in Egypt as of 6 pm, Cairo time. The block was affecting Twitter.com and applications. 
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