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Egyptians welcome liberation at Tahrir Square
Cairo, Feb 12 (IANS) Tahrir Square, a large public square in downtown Cairo, Friday lived up to its name as Hosni Mubarak quit as president in the face of massive protests. `Tahrir' means liberation in Arabic.

Saturday, February 12, 2011 12:46:02 AM

Turkey congratulates Egyptian people
Cairo, Feb 12 (IANS) Turkey, which had called on Egyptian leaders to ensure a democratic solution to the political unrest, Friday congratulated the people of the Arab country after the announcement of long-serving president Hosni Mubarak's quitting and hoped the new regime would meet their aspirations.

Saturday, February 12, 2011 12:27:23 AM

Tunisians celebrate Mubarak departure, Algeria braces for contagion
Tunis/Algiers, Feb 12 (DPA) A large crowd of Tunisians descended on central Tunis Friday evening to celebrate the news that Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak had resigned.

Saturday, February 12, 2011 12:26:19 AM

Hezbollah congratulates Egyptian people
Cairo, Feb 12 (IANS) Lebanese Shia movement Hezbollah Friday congratulated Egyptians on their 'historic victory' following President Hosni Mubarak's decision to step down.

Saturday, February 12, 2011 12:19:17 AM

Egypt erupts in joy as Mubarak steps down after 30 years
Cairo, Feb 11 (IANS) Tens of thousands of Egyptians danced and cheered in joy as Hosni Mubarak stepped down as president Friday, the 18th day of intense protests against his 30-year uninterrupted rule. The octogenarian leader handed over power to the country's armed forces, a day after he said he won't be quitting.

Friday, February 11, 2011 11:51:05 PM

Egypt is today a free, proud nation: El Baradei
Cairo, Feb 11 (IANS) 'Egypt Today is a free and proud nation. God bless,' tweeted El Baradei, former head of the UN nuclear agency and a key opposition figure, on news that Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak had quit.

Friday, February 11, 2011 11:50:32 PM

Welcome back Egypt, wait for my book 'Revolution 2.0', tweets Ghonim
Cairo, Feb 11 (IANS) Google executive Wael Ghonim, one of the principal organisers of the massive anti-Hosni Mubarak protests which resulted in the long-serving Egyptian president finally stepping down Friday night, tweeted his exultation: 'Welcome back Egypt'. He also asked his followers to wait for his upcoming book 'Revolution 2.0'.

Friday, February 11, 2011 11:36:43 PM

Sharm El Sheikh, Mubarak's new home
Cairo, Feb 11 (IANS) The resort city of Sharm El Sheikh may be the new home of Egypt's former president Hosni Mubarak who quit Friday, following 18 days of unrest against his 30-year rule.

Friday, February 11, 2011 11:22:18 PM

Omar Suleiman's statement on Mubarak's exit
Cairo, Feb 11 (IANS) It was a terse statement from Egyptian Vice President Omar Suleiman Friday evening that led to the eruption of joy in Egypt - the announcement of Hosni Mubarak deciding to quit as president after three decades of uninterrupted rule.

Friday, February 11, 2011 11:19:07 PM

An explosion of emotion in Alexandria
Cairo, Feb 11 (IANS) There was an 'explosion of emotion' in the Mediterranean port city of Alexandria as soon as Vice President Omar Suleiman announced Friday night that Hosni Mubarak has decided to step down as president.

Friday, February 11, 2011 11:10:02 PM

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