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Celebrations have erupted Egypt after Hosni Mubarak resigned as president. His resignation after 18 days of pro-democracy protests in which millions of Egyptians their desire for change. The end for Mubarak was a U-turn. On Thursday night he to continue in power until September elections. Just 24 hours later, president Omar Suleiman announced to the nation that Mr. Mubarak had gone. The announcement brought scenes of joy in Cairo’s Tahrir Square and the of the country. A protestor speaking on Al Jazeera TV said there was an “ of happiness”. Fireworks lit the sky and car horns continued all night as people in the streets. Most people were too with emotion to express their feelings.

News of Mubarak’s from power was welcomed across the world. There was dancing in the streets the Egyptian Embassy in London and parties in many cities. People across the Middle East took to the streets in with the Egyptian protesters. Egypt’s revolution inspiration from Tunisia’s and was three days faster. The Associated Press Tunis resident Safia Ruwees, who said: "These are democracies that we are bringing with our , no one has them to us, not America, not France, no one." An Egyptian in Beirut, Issam Allawi, said: "We are very happy today that we were to overcome the dictator Hosni Mubarak. Tomorrow, the next dictators throughout the Arab world."

 


 
 
 
 
 
 
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