13 Feb '11, 9am

Egypt's Tahrir Square sees traffic flow

CAIRO: Egypt's caretaker government was to meet Sunday for the first time since strongman Hosni Mubarak handed power to the military, as protesters took down tents and life here inched towards normality. The Supreme Council of the Armed Forces, which assumed power on when Mubarak stepped down on Friday following a massive country-wide revolt, has said his cabinet will remain in place until the election of a new civilian government. Mubarak had appointed the cabinet -- made up mostly of senior military men -- during the early days of the revolt in a failed bid to placate protesters. Sunday's meeting comes a day after the resignation of the highly unpopular information minister Anas al-Fiki, who was accused of waging a media campaign against protesters, accusing them of advancing "foreign agendas." Fiki, sacked prime minister Ahmed Nazif and widely despised former interior m...

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