Africa

That's Former President Hosni Mubarak

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I'm delighted to report that Hosni Mubarak has resigned:

Hosni Mubarak stepped down as president of Egypt and handed power to the military, bowing to the demands of protesters who have occupied central Cairo for the past three weeks demanding an end to his 30-year rule.

"Mubarak has decided to relinquish the office of the presidency," said Vice President Omar Suleiman in a statement on state television today. "He has instructed the Supreme Council of the armed forces to take over the affairs of the country."…

The army council, at its highest state of alert since the 1973 war with Israel, will likely face calls for immediate elections from the thousands of young protesters who have crammed Cairo's Tahrir Square

Keep fighting. It's great to see the old bastard go, but a real revolution will be more than just a backdrop to a palace coup.