All Rights: Mubarak Resigns and 30 Year Rule Ends with 30 Second Statement (Feb. 11, 2011)

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Hosni Mubarak Resignation (Text of Statement)
Bloomberg
Preview: “Hosni Mubarak stepped down as president of Egypt and handed power to the military, bowing to the demands of protesters who have occupied central Cairo for the past three weeks demanding an end to his 30-year rule.
The 30-second statement on state television was read by Vice President Omar Suleiman at 6:02 p.m. local time:”

Egypt Celebrations: PHOTOS Following Mubarak Resignation
The Huffington Post
Preview: “For the past 18 days, downtown Cairo has been the scene of mass protests and deadly strife.But as beleaguered President Hosni Mubarak finally stepped down today, excitement and jubilant celebrations overtook Cairo’s Tahrir Square as well as other cities and regions across Egypt.”

Tahrir Square LIVE Video: Cairo Reacts As Mubarak Resigns
The Huffington Post
Preview: “Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak has stepped down, prompting celebrations throughout Cairo and Egypt: fireworks, chants, car horns, flags waving, cameras flashing and more.The heart of the movement, and protests the last 18 days, is Tahrir Square — Liberation Square in English — and you can watch live video from there below.”

Hosni Mubarak resigns as president
Aljazeera
Preview: “Egyptian president stands down and hands over power to the Supreme Council for the Armed Forces.”

How The Mubarak Family Made Its Billions
The Huffington Post
Preview: “Mubarak — who stepped down on Friday in the wake of massive protests that have gripped Cairo and Alexandria for weeks — and his family have a net worth of at least $5 billion, analysts tell The Huffington Post. Recent media reports pegging the family fortune at between $40 and $70 billion are considered to be exaggerated.”

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