A 'tense calm" has fallen on Cairo's Tahrir Square after another day of clashes that saw pro-Mubarak supporters attack journalists and rights activists, reports Al Jazeera. Tomorrow could be pivotal, notes the Los Angeles Times: It's the deadline protesters have given Hosni Mubarak to leave as well as the main prayer day of the Muslim week. Key developments:
- Joe Biden called Egypt VP Omar Suleiman to urge the immediate release of detained reporters and activists, reports AP.
- Two Fox News journalists were beaten, blindfolded, and accused of being Israeli spies, reports Mediaite. It was just one of many harrowing tales emerging. ABC is keeping a running tally of journalists arrested or assaulted here.
- VP Suleiman gave a TV interview in which he called for dialogue with the opposition Muslim Brotherhood, notable because he actually referred to the organization by name, reports the New York Times.
- To read about Hosni Mubarak's ABC interview in which he said he cannot step down immediately, click here.
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