Mideast Egypt

January 18, 2012 - 5:35 AM
FILE - In this Thursday, Nov. 24, 2011 file photo, an Egyptian soldier helps to put a barbed wire barricade in place, near Tahrir square in Cairo, Egypt. Egypt's military ruler says his country is facing unprecedented "grave dangers" and warns the military will not surrender to attempts to hurt the nation. Field Marshal Hussein Tantawi's cryptic comments, published in the media Wednesday, come ahead of next week's 1st anniversary of the start of the popular uprising that toppled authoritarian leader Hosni Mubarak and brought the military to power. (AP Photo/Tara Todras-Whitehill, File)