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Friday, February 11, 2011

Mubarak Resigns

by Calculated Risk on 2/11/2011 11:35:00 AM

From the NY Times: Mubarak Steps Down, Ceding Power to Military

President Hosni Mubarak of Egypt turned over all power to the military, and left the Egyptian capital for his resort home in Sharm el-Sheik, Vice President Omar Suleiman announced on state television on Friday.
al Jazeera Live blog Feb 11 - Egypt protests
6:03pm: He's gone. He's resigned. 30 years of Mubarak rule is over. Omar Suleiman says:
"President Hosni Mubarak has waived the office of president."