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Tuesday, February 1, 2011

Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak's more than 30 years in power

In a June 3, 2003 file photo, U.S. President George W. Bush shakes hands with Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak, right, after the conclusion of their meeting with Saudi Arabian Crown Prince Abdullah, King Abdullah of Jordan, King of Hamad of Bahrain, and Palestinian Prime Minister Mahmoud Abbas, during the Multilateral Summit in Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt. More than a quarter-million people flooded Cairo's main square Tuesday, Feb. 1, 2011 in a stunning and jubilant array of young and old, urban poor and middle class professionals, mounting by far the largest protest yet in a week of unrelenting demands for Mubarak to leave after nearly 30 years in power.