Suleiman: Mubarak waives office

Omar Suleiman, Egypt's vice-president, announces Hosni Mubarak has resigned and handed power to army.

    Hosni Mubarak, the Egyptian president, has resigned from his post, handing over power to the armed forces.

    Omar Suleiman, the vice-president, announced in a televised address that the president was "waiving" his office, and had handed over authority to the Supreme Council of the Armed Forces.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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