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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Tahrir square was the center of the 2011 uprising that toppled the country's long-serving autocrat Hosni Mubarak.
Tahrir square - Terrazzo/Flickr CAIRO - 18 August 2019: Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouli has instructed officials to quickly start developing Tahrir Square in downtown Cairo, as part of the ongoing renovation efforts targeting Historic Cairo.
BAGHDAD (NINA) - The popular demonstration, called by the Sadrist movement, began Friday evening in Tahrir Square amid security measures.
With hopes to achieve, again, what they were able to reach in the 2011 Revolution, Egyptians have called for protests in Tahrir Square aiming to overthrow the current Sisi regime.
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.
| CAIRO, Oct 11 (KUNA) -- A pro-Morsi coalition urged supporters of the ousted Eygptian President Mohammad Morsi to avoid Tahrir Square in today's demonstrations to evade violence and bloodshed.
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.