Egypt’s Army Refuses to Fire on Protestors–Mubarak Blinks

The political forces aligned against President Hosni Mubarak appeared to strengthen sharply Monday when the Army said for the first time that it would not fire on the protesters who have convulsed Egypt for a week demanding his resignation. The announcement was shortly followed by the government’s first offer to talk to the protest leaders.

Government Offers Talks With Protesters After Army Says It Will Not Fire – NYTimes.com

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