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Demonstrators in Cairo surround Foreign Ministry, National TV (UPDATE)

Arab World Materials 28 January 2011 21:54
Demonstrators in the Egyptian capital Cairo have surrounded the buildings of Foreign Ministry and national television, Al-Jazeera TV channel reported.
Demonstrators in Cairo surround Foreign Ministry, National TV (UPDATE)

Background added (first version published at 21:36)

Demonstrators in the Egyptian capital Cairo have surrounded the buildings of Foreign Ministry and national television, Al-Jazeera TV channel reported.

Demonstrators in Egypt have been calling for democracy, the ouster of President Hosny Mubarak, in power for 30 years, and more employment opportunities.

Egypt's protesters hope to emulate the Tunisian uprising that toppled president Zine el-Abidine Ben Ali on January 14, after nearly 23 years in power.

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