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Egypt Internet Returns

Egypt Internet

First Posted: 02/02/11 07:12 AM ET Updated: 05/25/11 07:30 PM ET

Internet access has resumed in the Egyptian cities of Cairo and Alexandria after five days of cut connections, Internet users reported on Wednesday.

Access to the Internet has been cut since January 28 in what appeared to be an attempt to stop the frenzied online spread of dissent during a wave of nationwide protests against President Hosni Mubarak's 30-year-rule.

(Writing by Shaimaa Fayed)

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