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Michael Winship, Truthout: “‘The culture of democracy is still far away.’ That’s what Egypt’s Vice President Omar Suleiman told a group of the country’s newspaper editors on Tuesday. It was just two days before President Hosni Mubarak reconfirmed that he had no intention of resigning until September. But on Friday, Mubarak was gone. Suleiman had said the continued demonstrations in Cairo and across the nation were ‘disrespectful’ of Mubarak and warned of ‘the dark bats of the night emerging to terrorize the people,’ a threat that sounds more Transylvanian than Egyptian. But the blood of the more than 300 demonstrators who have died in Egypt was all too real”: here.
Hannah Allam and Shashank Bengali, McClatchy Newspapers: “Bowing to 18 days of a popular revolt that showed no sign of slowing down, Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak resigned Friday and handed over power to the military, an ignominious end to his 30 years of U.S.-backed authoritarian rule. The streets of Cairo erupted with celebratory gunfire, honking car horns and cheers from hundreds of thousands of protesters who’d braved tear gas, rubber bullets, attacks from government-allied thugs and communications disruptions to organize a revolt that was unprecedented in Egypt’s modern history”: here.