Egypt's new Vice President Omar Suleiman took to state TV Thursday night to make a play for Mubarak to hang on until presidential elections in September.
A year after Barack Obama's famous Cairo speech, failure to make headway in resolving the Israeli-Palestinian conflict has become a focal point for disappointment among Muslims. Sixty percent of Arabs say he's too weak to deliver a peace agreement.
A boisterous crowd greeted former UN nuclear boss Mohamed ElBaradei in Cairo Friday and urged him to run for president. He says it's time for 'real democracy.'
Many see his decision to deliver a major speech in Egypt as a nod of tacit support for the regime's authoritarian rule.
In his first Western interview since being burned Friday, Ayman Nour says the bizarre attack was politically motivated. But it doesn't fit the usual pattern.