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Al-Masry al-Youm Newspaper January 30, 2011

Al-Masry al-Youm, a widely read, independent daily known for its criticism of the Mubarak regim leads with: “Security forces conspiracy to support a situation of chaos” also noting Omar Suleiman's appointment as Vice President and Ahmad Shafiq's appointment as Prime Minister. It describes the police's disappearance from the streets as “suspicious”.

Other headlines translated: (Omar Suleiman VP, Ahmad Shafiq PM, protests continue despite ban. Suspicious withdrawal of security forces from the streets, citizens form neighborhood watch committees to defend their districts.)

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