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Sharif Kouddous is senior producer at Democracy Now and is right on the scene and tweeting his merry heart out. Follow him by clicking right here. Here’s a print out of his last hour….special stuff:


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sun is setting. Crowd’s huge in Tahrir. Ppl have climbed all over tanks chanting. Now they stop for a mass prayer. Indescribable. #Egypt
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My friend sez Mubarak’s address sounded like he dusted off speech from 1994. Everyone’s sure he’ll leave… just waiting for the news.
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People now chanting: “We’re not leaving. He’s leaving!” Also: “wake up Mubarak, today’s your last day.” #Egypt
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Amazing scene: three tanks roll by with a crowd of people riding atop each one. Chanting ‘Hosni Mubarak out!’ #Egypt
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Muslim Brotherhood chanting Allah Akbar. Crowd stopped them chanting louder: Muslim, Christian, we’re all Egyptian #Egypt
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The police holed up in interior ministry are firing. Three people bloodied carried out. The army is not shooting. #Egypt
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People running back again toward Interior Ministry #Egypt
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Crowd just started running away from interior ministry. Some say they’re firing. Lots of confusion,not much fear. #Egypt
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In the background of Tahrir, smoke rises from the burnt out NDP party headquarters #Egypt
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“What is Mubarak waiting for?” My friend shouts. “He should get out.” #Egypt
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There was just a moment where people thought Mubarak had left. A massive cheer gripped the crowd. But it stopped when rumor died.
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People asking how I’m tweeting from Egypt, we are using a work-around. Internet is still down and I can’t send pics
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People are cleaning up trash on the streets. Amazing. I have never seen anything like this. #Egypt
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People cursing Mubarak’s speech last night, that he didn’t understand it was over for him #Egypt
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It’s past curfew time and the crowd is only growing. #Egypt
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People are praying in Tahrir square. #Egypt
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I have never seen #Egypt this way. This is not Mubarak’s Egypt anymore. And it never will be again.
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Square filled with all kinds of Egyptians. Young, old, men, women, rich, poor. #Egypt
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More people keep entering the square. No one is going anywhere. #Egypt
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It’s curfew. People are not leaving. They say the army won’t open fire. But there are some sounds of gunfire. #Egypt
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One soldier carried on shoulders through crowd holding a flower. The people cheer him on. #Egypt
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There are army tanks & soldiers stationed around the square. People chanting ‘the army & the people are one’. #Egypt
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arrived in Cairo. Met my cousin & drove straight to Tahrir square. Crowds everywhere. Chanting Mubarak get out. #Egypt
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RT @Falasteeni: Wow, @AJEnglish putting up a split screen of its images (Cairo burning) with Egyptian TV (calm cityscape). Amazing #jan25

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