02 Feb '11, 12pm

Pro-Mubarak rallies spring up after exit pledge

Pro-Mubarak rallies spring up after exit pledge

CAIRO : Rallies in support of Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak sprang up around Cairo on Wednesday but were dwarfed by the mass protest against his regime the day after he pledged to stand down in September. The veteran leader's announcement late Tuesday drew angry jeers from thousands who again defied a curfew to spend the night in the capital's Tahrir Square - epicentre of protests that on Wednesday raged into a ninth day. But small groups also staged demos vowing allegiance to the embattled leader on Wednesday morning, saying he represented stability amid growing insecurity and calling those who would see him go immediately "traitors". "Yes to Mubarak, to protect stability," read one banner in a crowd of 500 gathered near the headquarters of the state television, about one kilometre (0.6 mile) away from Tahrir Square. Some expressed their intention to march to drive the...

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