Renewed protests over military rule in Egypt (18 images)

Egyptian troops clashed with petrol bomb-throwing protesters against military rule in Cairo, as the worst violence in weeks overshadowed the count in the second phase of a landmark general election.
Updated: Dec. 19, 2011 at 10:25 AM
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Egyptian demonstrators throw stones towards security forces and protect themselves during clashes near Cairo's Tahrir Square on December 17, 2011. Nine people are dead as violence raged for the second day marring the first free election in decades. UPI/Mohamad Hosam
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