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01/29/2011 05:28 pm ET Updated May 25, 2011

Why Egypt Matters: The Implications Of The Protests

As the protests continue in Egypt after President Hosni Mubarak's refusal to step down, the international media is increasingly focused on the Egyptian unrest. Why is the story gaining traction? There are a number of factors that make Egypt's unrest important, in both that country, the Middle East, and the world. Below, see the top reasons why Egypt should matter to you. You can also check here for the latest updates.

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