January 30, 2011 in Nation/World
Lefteris Pitarakis photo

A protester, who said he was wounded during clashes with police in the previous days, weeps as he prays with other protesters in Tahrir square in downtown Cairo, Egypt, Sunday, Jan. 30, 2011.

Khalil Hamra photo

A protester has his hands painted with the inscription “Down with Mubarak” during a demonstration in Tahrir square in downtown Cairo, Egypt, Sunday, Jan. 30, 2011.

Khalil Hamra photo

A protester waves an Egyptian flag after he climbed on a lampost during a demonstration in Tahrir square in downtown Cairo, Egypt, at dusk, Sunday, Jan. 30, 2011.

Lefteris Pitarakis photo

Protesters chant slogans during a demonstration in Tahrir square in downtown Cairo, Egypt, Sunday, Jan. 30, 2011.

Khalil Hamra photo

A protestor waves a flag atop a traffic pole at Tahrir Square in Cairo, Egypt, Sunday Jan.30, 2011.

Khalil Hamra photo

Egyptian Nobel Peace laureate and democracy advocate Mohamed ElBaradei addresses the crowd at Tahrir Square in Cairo, Sunday Jan.30, 2011.

Amr Nabil photo

Egyptian protesters relax during a protest in Cairo, Egypt, Sunday, Jan.30, 2011.

Ben Curtis photo

Female anti-government protesters walk past an Egyptian Army tank at the demonstration in Tahrir square in downtown Cairo, Egypt, Sunday, Jan. 30, 2011.

Ben Curtis photo

Anti-government protesters carry posters in English reading “USA, why you support dictator”, center, referring to Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak and in arabic reading “Down Omar Suleiman, Israel’s man”, referring to the recently-named Egyptian Vice-President, left, at the demonstration in Tahrir square in downtown Cairo, Egypt, Sunday, Jan. 30, 2011.

Ben Curtis photo

Volunteer anti-government protesters scoop water away that was left over after fire engines put out a building fire, at the demonstration in Tahrir square in downtown Cairo, Egypt, Sunday, Jan. 30, 2011.

Emilio Morenatti photo

Anti-government protesters read a newspaper as others sleep on the ground in Tahrir Square in Cairo, Sunday, Jan. 30, 2011. The Arab world’s most populous nation appeared to be swiftly moving closer to a point at which it either dissolves into widespread chaos or the military expands its presence and control of the streets.

Emilio Morenatti photo

Anti-government protesters pray next to newspapers with the latest local news in Tahrir Square in Cairo, Sunday, Jan. 30, 2011. The Arab world’s most populous nation appeared to be swiftly moving closer to a point at which it either dissolves into widespread chaos or the military expands its presence and control of the streets.

Amr Nabil photo

Some thousands of Egyptian protesters gather at Tahrir square in Cairo, Egypt, Sunday, Jan. 30, 2011. The army sent hundreds more troops and armored vehicles onto the streets of Cairo and other cities but appeared to be taking little action against mass protests on Sunday.

Ahmed Ali photo

An Egyptian army officer, who apparently lost his brother in Saturday’s clashes, kisses a women’s hand as he sits with anti-government protestors in Cairo, Sunday, Jan. 30, 2011. The Arab world’s most populous nation appeared to be swiftly moving closer to a point at which it either dissolves into widespread chaos or the military expands its presence and control of the streets.

Ahmed Ali photo

A man walks past military vehicles blocking a street in Cairo, Sunday, Jan. 30, 2011. The Arab world’s most populous nation appeared to be swiftly moving closer to a point at which it either dissolves into widespread chaos or the military expands its presence and control of the streets.

Victoria Hazou photo

Children walk through debris outside the Arcadia mall in Cairo, Egypt, Sunday, Jan. 30, 2011. The Arab world’s most populous nation appeared to be swiftly moving closer to a point at which it either dissolves into widespread chaos or the military expands its presence and control of the streets.

Amr Nabil photo

Smokes raises from a burned shopping mall in Cairo, Egypt, Sunday, Jan. 30, 2011. With the police having disappeared from the streets, residents reported gangs of youths, some on motorbikes, roaming the streets, looting supermarkets, shopping malls and stores. Some of the gangs made it to affluent residential areas in the suburbs, breaking into luxury homes and apartments. The crackle of gunfire could be heard in the city center as well as outlying districts.

Lefteris Pitarakis photo

Egyptian men sit as they try to protect from looting the Arcadia shopping center, that was already partially looted, damaged and set on fire by people in Cairo, Egypt, Sunday, Jan. 30, 2011. Cairo residents boarded up homes and set up neighborhood watches of citizens armed with guns, clubs and knives as looting and violence engulfed the capital.