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Mina Zekri Ranked 32
RT @Budzaya: It's obvious this was pre-planned. They need to empty the Tahrir square before morning. The attacks were synced #Jan25 #Cairo
Salma Hegab Ranked 75

By @Triplem: We are on October bridge heading toward Masbiro building. They are shooting and throwing bricks at us... #Jan25 #Tahrir #Egypt

benwedeman Ranked 23
Cairo echoing with blasts, ambulance sirens. Tear gas wafting down corniche toward tv bldg. panicked drivers going wrong way. #Jan25
benwedeman Ranked 23
Madness in #Cairo. Restraint thrown to the wind. Complete crackdown on all protesters. Blasts from multiple directions. #Jan25 #Egypt


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In 2001, Goldberg was appointed the Syrkin Fellow in Letters of the Jerusalem Foundation, and in 2002 he became a public-policy scholar at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars in Washington, D.C.

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