Topic: North African Politics
With Hosni Mubarak stepping down, the transfer of power to the military seems like a coup. But new lines of authority in Egypt are not clear, and the Army is not the only actor on the political stage.
02/11/2011 02:16 pm
Mubarak stepped down 18 days after a leaderless revolution emerged in Cairo to press for the end of the president's 30-year reign. Now the matter of leadership becomes much more pressing.
02/11/2011 02:11 pm
Omar Suleiman, the man Egyptian President Mubarak appointed as vice president shortly before his resignation, has gone from relative anonymity to a focal point of the transition period.
02/11/2011 01:57 pm
As Egypt rejoiced over Mubarak's removal, President Ahmadinejad marked the 32nd anniversary of the 1979 Iran revolution with a speech declaring it was the foundation for the popular unrest spreading through Arab nations.
02/11/2011 01:46 pm
Hosni Mubarak has resigned as president of Egypt, according to a statement read on national TV by vice president Omar Suleiman Friday. Mubarak has ceded power to Egypt's military.
02/11/2011 11:52 am
As in Tunisia, the long-ruling president is proving a liability to the power structure. He's going. But not quickly enough for protesters.
02/11/2011 08:50 am
Hosni Mubarak's refusal to step down after a day of signals that he was leaving power is pushing Egypt's uprising toward a dangerous confrontation. Egypt's military appears to be firmly backing the regime.
02/11/2011 06:02 am
American Jews' concerns center on the fear that a new regime in Egypt would not honor the peace with Israel. But other voices call for the community to embrace the cause of Egyptian freedom.
02/10/2011 09:54 pm
More than 100,000 Egyptian protesters gathered in Tahrir Square to celebrate what they believed would be President Mubarak's resignation. Instead, his defiant televised speech left many angry or in tears.
02/10/2011 07:13 pm
Egypt's Vice President Omar Suleiman, who addressed Egyptians after the televised speech of President Hosni Mubarak Thursday, urged Tahrir Square protesters to 'go home.' It is unclear how much power Suleiman now wields.
02/10/2011 06:41 pm