Prime Minister Ahmed Shafiq's resignation was announced today not on state TV nor in a press release, but on Facebook – a key tool protesters used to overthrow Mubarak.
Egypt today ordered a freeze on all assets belonging to former President Hosni Mubarak and his family, weeks after asking that foreign assets also be frozen.
'It’s all been inside for 41 years,' says a local man in 'liberated' eastern Libyan city of Tobruk. 'Now it’s BOOM – like TNT!'
Commentator Glenn Beck and others have repeatedly drawn parallels between Egypt and the Wisconsin protests. 'Ah, they're not the same in any way, shape, or form,' says Daily Show host Jon Stewart.
Bahrain and Libya, too, are upping the ante of repression in a way Tunisia and Egypt did not. Will it work?