Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak Has Left the Building … Mubarak Finally Steps Down Hand Over Power to Military
Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak has finally resigned and stepped down today. It is truly a historic day in Egypt. The Egyptian military will bear the responsibility for guiding the transition process and provide the stability as Egypt forges forward in their attempt for some type of democracy.
Update at 11:08 a.m. ET: Hundreds of thousands of demonstrators erupted in jubilation in Tahrir Square as Vice President Omar Suleiman announces that President Mubarak has resigned and called on the army to “run the affairs of the country.”
Update at 11:05 a.m. ET: Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak has resigned. Vice President Omar Suleiman said in a brief televised statement. His statement in full: “Hosni Mubarak has waived the office of presidency and told the army to run the affairs of the country. “
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Along with the good of the Egyptian people finally being heard, we get the insane rants from the Middle East as well in the form of Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad. Ahmadinejad calls for Mideast without Israel and US. Is any one surprised.
Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad says Egypt’s popular uprising shows a new Middle East is emerging, one that will have no signs of Israel and US “interference.”