Saturday, February 12, 2011

Akhirnya.. Presiden Mesir tumbang, kemenangan rakyat

At last: Crowds erupted in a wave of celebration as news filtered through to Tahrir Square that after fleeing Cairo Mubarak had stepped aside11 Feb 2011 6.00pm waktu tempatan, Hundreds of thousands of protesters crammed into Tahrir Square erupted with joy after today hearing that Hosni Mubarak is to step down as Egyptian President.
As the biggest crowd of protesters to date besieged Cairo, the news filtered through that the much- hated president had finally been persuaded to step aside after 29 years in charge.
He left the capital this morning bound for Red Sea resort Sharm El Sheikh and state TV announced shortly after 4pm GMT that he had resigned.
It is understood that the Egyptian army will rule alongside Vice President Omar Suleiman until elections can take place later this year.
Power in numbers: Egyptian anti-government protesters march in the coastal city of Alexandria earlier today just hours before Mubarak resigned
Power in numbers: Egyptian anti-government protesters march in the coastal city of Alexandria earlier today just hours before Mubarak resigned
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At last: Crowds erupted in a wave of celebration as news filtered through to Tahrir Square that after fleeing Cairo Mubarak had stepped aside
The extraordinary scenes unfolded in Tahrir Square on the same day that TV news station Al Arabiya reported that Mr Mubarak had left for an 'undisclosed location'.
'The people ousted the president,' chanted a crowd of tens of thousands outside his presidential palace in Cairo upon hearing the news.
Several hundred thousand protesters massed in Cairo's central Tahrir Square exploded into joy, waving Egyptian flags, and car horns and celebratory shots in the air were heard around the city of 18 million in joy after Vice President Omar Suleiman made the announcement on national TV just after nightfall.
Fury: A protester shouts at army soldiers in front of the presidential palace in Cairo this morning. The EU has reiterated calls for Hosni Mubarak to stand down
Fury: A protester shouts at army soldiers in front of the presidential palace in Cairo this morning. The EU has reiterated calls for Hosni Mubarak to stand down

The morning after the night before: Protesters pray and read in front of tanks in Tahrir Square, Cairo
The morning after the night before: Protesters pray and read in front of tanks in Tahrir Square, Cairo

Vigil: An impromptu camp has been set up in the centre of Tahrir Square after more than two weeks of protest against Mr Mubarak
Vigil: An impromptu camp has been set up in the centre of Tahrir Square after more than two weeks of protest against Mr Mubarak

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  1. Ar Rayah World News

    Mubarak Berundur, Khilafah Akan Kembali

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