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First tonight from fox a key American partner in the Middle East is experiencing anxiety.
As people are massing in the streets carrying a message for the president of Egypt.
I'm Harris Faulkner tensions across that country near the boiling point.
-- city after city is beginning to look a lot like the scene you see there that's Cairo there shouting for president -- more seats ago.
That's downtown -- two -- square.
And note the date it is one year since -- -- inauguration.
As that nation's first freely elected leader.
It took just twelve months in office for him to see Egypt tumble back into this level of discord between the citizens and the government.
And hard to forget.
The same square in 2011 demonstrations triggered the eventual downfall of former Egyptian dictator.
-- -- -- -- situation when you consider our strongest ally in the region Israel is right next door to this country that's now showing signs of distress.
So far there's been no military intervention but we know if this keeps up that's where it has -- in the past.
There's growing fear the unrest could explode into widespread violence since thousands of -- -- supporters now many of them from the Muslim Brotherhood.
Are threatening to fight his opponents.
We reported an American college student was killed in the streets a couple of days ago stabbed to death during one of the demonstrations.
The anti -- -- movement is a major concern for the White House for other reasons.
Egypt's instability can add further turmoil in the region which is why the US has so far provided more -- government.
With more than one billion dollars in aid.
Conner Powell with the latest now from -- mideast Iraq.
-- a year ago today that Egyptian president Mohamed -- was sworn in and took office insist that Egypt has been in a constant state of political unrest.
His critics complain that -- his failed to fix Egypt's struggling economy.
And that he in the Muslim Brotherhood dominated parliament have heard religious freedoms.
Secular egyptians -- Christians make up the bulk of the opposition in complain that Morrissey is just an Islamic Hosni Mubarak.
Comparing the new president to the former military strongman who ruled Egypt for decades.
Opposition groups are trying to use today's anniversary to pressure -- into stepping down.
Organizing large protests across the country.
Tens of thousands of protesters began massing in Paris career square waving flags and calling on more -- to leave.
Many protesters also carrying anti American signs they believe the US is too close to -- in the Muslim Brotherhood.
-- and attacked the US embassy was closed today and Americans warned about being on the streets of Egypt.
On Friday in American student in -- proctor was stabbed to death in Alexandria while taking pictures of a pro government rally.
-- supporters also took to the streets today gathering near the Presidential -- in a show of strength.
-- -- vowed to stay the course and is refusing to step down.
So far the Egyptian military has called for calm but say they won't intervenes Harris.
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