Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak has stepped down and handed control to the military, Vice President Omar Suleiman said in an address on state television Friday.
Car horns were heard and Egyptian flags were waving in celebration after Suleiman made the announcement.
"In these difficult circumstances that the country is passing through, President Hosni Mubarak has decided to leave the position of the presidency," Suleiman said. He has commissioned the armed forces council to direct the issues of the state."
RIGHT CLICK on the photo below. Choose, "Open link in New Window". A window will open. if asked to download software, say NO. then choose either of the EGYPT channels in the right column. If your 'FLASH PLAYER' is up to date, the feed will work fine. If not, start the process again, and when asked this time about the software, choose yes.
RIGHT CLICK on the photo below. Choose, "Open link in New Window".
Scan pointer over top of player and choose Tahrir Square, EGYPT channel.