It's day eleven of Egypt's populast uprising. What began with relatively peaceful demonstrations turned into a standoff between anti-regime protesters and the Egyptian military. Thursday saw a turn for the worse, as violent Mubarak supporters joined the fray bringing with with them clubs, straight razors and Molotov cocktails.

There are reports of security forces and gangs hunting down journalists in offices and hotels. For more, we speak to  Ashraf Khalil,  reporter for al-Masry al-Youm and Shibley Telhami,  Anwar Sadat Professor for Peace and Development at the University of Maryland.

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