The latest on Egypt

Sources: Mubarak could step down tonight

Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak will announce today that he is leaving office, sources told NBC News. Vice President Omar Suleiman reportedly is to take his place. The army leadership is sending signals to demonstrators in Cairo’s Tahrir Square that it was planning to step in to “safeguard” Egypt during the transition. Mubarak is expected to address Egyptians via state-run TV tonight. MSNBC (2/10), The New York Times (free registration) (2/10), Los Angeles Times (2/10)

 

(UN Wire 2/10)

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MTSU Professor of Mass Communication
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