Mubarak resigns, hands over to military

AFTER 18 days of bloody protests across Egyptian cities by citizens, President Hosni Mubarak on Friday yielded to pressure by stepping down from office. In a televised announcement by Vice-President Omar Suleima, Mubarak was reported to have handed power to the military after 30 years in the saddle. In the name of God the merciful, the compassionate, citizens, during these very difficult circumstances Egypt is going through, President Hosni Mubarak has decided to step down from the office of president ...
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Added February 11, 2011
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