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The Songs Of The Egyptian Protests
The songs coming out of the protests in Egypt were made all over the world, but the music that defines the conflict was created on the fly in the streets.
Egyptians Rejoice As Mubarak Steps Down
Tens of thousands of Egyptians poured into the streets across the country Friday in celebration after 18 days of anti-government protests. The news that President Hosni Mubarak had resigned came just after nightfall. Many big questions about the future remain, but tonight, Egyptians were in a mood to celebrate.
Obama: Mubarak's Resignation Is 'A Beginning'
President Obama spoke about Egypt on Friday at the White House. "By stepping down, President Mubarak responded to the Egyptian people's hunger for change," he said. "But this is not the end of Egypt's transition. It's a beginning."
From Cairo To Queens, Egyptians Celebrate
Beyond the White House, Hosni Mubarak's departure touched off celebrations from Cairo to Queens. In New York City, dozens of jubilant demonstrators flooded into the streets of Little Egypt.
Week In Politics: Revolution In Egypt
Host Melissa Block talks with our regular political commentators, E.J. Dionne of the Washington Post and David Brooks of the New York Times, about this week's momentous events in Egypt and other political news of the week.
Egypt's Military Takes Charge; What's Next?
The Egyptian military is now in charge of the country. Earlier Friday, the county's vice president announced that the top generals and admirals, known as the Supreme Council of the Armed Forces, are running the country. In a statement, members of the council said they will meet the demands of the protesters and, they said, "maintain the homeland." But it's still a mystery how they came to power, and what the future holds.
Fall Of Mubarak Sends Ripples Across Arab World
In Saudi Arabia, the Saudi king was one of President Mubarak's staunchest defenders — and he was unhappy about pressure from the U.S. and others to persuade Mubarak to stand aside. Host Robert Siegel speaks to NPR's Deborah Amos, in Riyadh, who has reaction from Saudi Arabia and other Gulf states.
Egypt, Through Iran's Prism
Iran's Mahmoud Ahmadinejad was quick to claim kinship with the protesters in Egypt's Tahrir Square. He said it marked the beginning of a world in which U.S. and Egypt have less influence in the Arab world.