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:A riot policeman fires tear gas at protestors infront of the l-Istiqama Mosque in Giza, Cairo, Egypt, January2011. Thousands of police were on the streets of the capitaland hundreds of arrests made in an attempt to quell anti-government demonstrations.© Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images