Tahrir Square


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Tahrir Square

(tæˈriːr)
n
(Placename) a large square in central Cairo, in Egypt. The name, meaning ‘liberation’, was used informally after the 1919 revolution and then officially after the 1952 revolution. Scene of mass demonstrations in 2011 against the government of president Hosni Mubarak.
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BAGHDAD, IRAQ (NINA) - Demonstrators in Tahrir Square, in the center of Baghdad, continued their weekly demonstrations demanding reform, fighting corruption, accounting for corrupt and bringing them to justice.
The doors on Qasr Al-Eini Street toward Tahrir Square closed on Sunday morning, anticipating protests on the 25 January Revolution anniversary (Photo by Mahmoud Mostafa)
The women were attacked during celebrations at Tahrir Square following President Abdul Fattah al-Sisi's election.
CAIRO (TAP) - Egypt is asking YouTube to remove a video of a woman being sexually assaulted in Tahrir Square during a rally supporting the country's newly elected president.
Request for registration of engineering consultancy offices to prepare the complete designs for an annexed building at the location of the Arab Laegue Premises on Tahrir Square.
Set during the heady days of the occupation of Tahrir Square the film charts the long journey home of a prisoner who, because of the social chaos that engulfs the country, manages to escape and embarks upon the arduous journey home.
TEHRAN (FNA)- Supporters of Egypt's ousted president Mohammed Mursi entered Tahrir Square in central Cairo for the first time since the military deposed him in July.
Supporters of deposed president Mohamed Morsi, overthrown by a military coup, had planned to converge on Tahrir Square in central Cairo, where the army held celebrations to mark the 40th anniversary of the conflict.
The violence broke out when a group of pro-Morsi demonstrators approached Tahrir Square, where opponents of the ousted president have been holding protests, the newspaper al-Ahram reported online.
com/BowenBBC) Cairo's Tahrir Square over the weekend during violent protests.
Sweden, June 15 -- There are three Squares shot to fame, during our time, in Asia, Africa and Europe; Tianamen Square, Tahrir Square and now Taksim Square respectively.
SANA'A, May 22 -- Starting on Tuesday, the cleaning and painting campaign of the streets in Tahrir square have been going on under the patronage of Tahrir district manager.