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Friday 28th January 2011
Egypt on high alert


The Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak has promised ‘decisive measures' against protestors today. Large scale demonstrations are likely to follow Friday prayers today, which will end within the next hour.

Internet traffic is already being disrupted and the country's text message service is down.

We'll keep you posted on any significant developments.

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Abu Faris
February 4th, 2011
10:02 PM
We hope you got home OK, Shiraz. Greetings from the Land of the Lotus Revolution.

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About Focus on Islamism

Focus on Islamism is a blog dedicated to analysing and exposing the modern ideological phenomenon known as Islamism.

Shiraz Maher is a writer and broadcaster.

Alexander Meleagrou-Hitchens is a PhD student at King's College, London.  He has contributed to various online and printed publications including, The Daily Telegraph, Lebanon's Daily Star, Standpoint and NOWLebanon. 

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