President Hosni Mubarak enlisted the army to help control violent protesters hoping to end his regime Friday in Cairo, Egypt, said The New York Times.
After four days of riots across cities in Egypt, Mubarak called on the military in order to reinforce police for the first time since 1986, according to The New York Times.
Internet, cell phone and other communications were cut off and a curfew enforced for the entire country, said The Washington Post.
The New York Times reported that police attacked thousands of demonstrators with tear gas, rubber bullets and water cannons.
"The Egyptian government needs to understand that violence will not make these grievances go away," said Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton, according to The Washington Post.