1. Uprising

    Egypt Braces for New Violence

    Egyptian soldiers stand guard on the street leading from Tahrir Square to the Interior Ministry in Cairo, Egypt, Saturday, Nov. 26, 2011. An Egyptian demonstrator was killed early Saturday outside the country's Cabinet building, where protesters have camped overnight to prevent the entrance of the country's newly-appointed prime minister, witnesses and a medical official said. The death came as a wave of protests against military rule was given extra impetus by the Egyptian military's decision on Friday to appoint a prime minister who served under deposed President Hosni Mubarak.(AP Photo/Bela Szandelszky)

    Bela Szandelszky / AP Photo

    Egypt prepared for more violence late Saturday after the death of an unarmed protester earlier in the day and in light of Monday's controversial elections. Egyptian protesters surrounded the Cabinet building on Saturday in an attempt to prevent newly appointed Prime Minister Kamal el-Ganzouri from entering. In a continuation of the clashes that have raged in Cairo for the last several days, security forces and protesters exchanged volleys of tear gas and stones. The appointment of Ganzouri, who served under ousted President Hosni Mubarak, gave new urgency to protests over the military government's refusal to cede power.

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