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Riz Khan
Uprising in Egypt
Who will win the standoff between millions of angry Egyptians and the country's defiant leader?
Last Modified: 02 Feb 2011 09:50 GMT

After more than two weeks of nationwide protests against his 30-year rule, Hosni Mubarak, the Egyptian president, appeared on national television saying he will not seek re-election when his term ends this September.

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But opposition groups say Mubarak has no legitimacy and should step down immediately.

Protesters say they will continue to ignore curfew orders and defy the police until political change take place. The uprising in Egypt is also triggering unrest in other Arab nations such as Jordan and Yemen.

On Monday, we will discuss those issues with Middle East scholar Stephen P. Cohen who has been involved in facilitating several peace initiatives in the Middle East; Mustafa al-Gindi, a spokesperson for the Egyptian opposition coalition; and activist Sherif Mansour.

You can join the conversation. Watch the show on Wednesday, February 2, at 1930GMT. Repeats will air the next day at 0430GMT, 0830GMT and 1430GMT.

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