Protesters at Tahrir Square. 6 February
The Egyptian opposition, including the Muslim Brotherhood and supporters of Mohamed ElBaradei, met with Egyptian Vice President Omar Suleiman and other government officials today to discuss top issues for the opposition, including freedom of the press and the release of those detained since antigovernment protests started two weeks ago. The two sides also started their dialogue on amending the country’s constitution to allow the emergence of a freely elected government in Egypt.
Meanwhile, tens of thousands of protesters continued their occupation of Cairo’s Tahrir Square. But the army has urged them to scale back their occupation, with their tanks remaining in position on the square.
Photos -- Top: Suliman Oteifi / AP via NYTimes. Bottom: Scott Nelson / The New York Times