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Rundown for February 11, 2011
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Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak Steps Down, Military To Take Over

Egypt’s VP Omar Suleiman announced today that President Hosni Mubarak is stepping down and the military will take control of Egypt. Celebratory cheers rang out throughout Tahrir Square, and Google Executive, and opposition activist Wael Ghonim said, “welcome back Egypt. They told us you died, but… we found you.”

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Al Jazeera English Seeks To Expand Audience In U.S.

Al Jazeera has been lauded by many for its expansive coverage of the protests in Egypt, but it’s also been accused of fanning the flames and urging on the protests. We take a look at how the English language version of Al Jazeera has been covering the events, and the network’s campaign to get on in more cities in the U.S.

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Protesters Greet Mubarak’s Resignation With Jubilation, Tears

Nobel Peace Laureate Mohammed El Baradei, an opposition figure, greeting Mubarak’s resignation by saying “this is the greatest day of my life.” We look at what the changes mean for Egyptians with Farouk El-Baz, a scientist from Boston University who is also an Egyptian.

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