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Last Updated: Tuesday February 01 2011 18:34 GMT

Why demonstrations in Egypt are making the headlines

Huge demonstrations are taking place in Egypt because people living there are unhappy with their president, Hosni Mubarak.

Thousands of protesters have gathered in the country's capital city, Cairo.

They turned out to send the message to President Mubarak that they want him out of power - for good.

Check out this clip to see what's been happening and why this story's making the headlines...