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On the second anniversary of the uprising that toppled Hosni Mubarak, huge crowds take to the streets in five cities.
Protesters opposing Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi march despite a nighttime curfew in the city of Suez on Jan. 28. Egyptian protesters defied a nighttime curfew in restive towns along the Suez Canal, attacking police stations and ignoring emergency rule imposed by Islamist President Morsi to end days of clashes that have killed at least 52 people. Egypt's army chief said political strife was pushing the state to the brink of collapse - a stark warning from the institution that ran the country until last year as Cairo's first freely elected leader struggles to contain bloody street violence.
A state of emergency is imposed on three cities in Egypt as a top military official warns the country is on the brink of collapse following days of anti-government protests. NBCNews.com's Dara Brown reports.