Succeeding in revolution after days of protesting, Egyptians have one large 'Thank You' they want to extend; And it's to Facebook. One man is even reported as saying he will name his first daughter after the social-networking giant.
The President Hosni Mubarak has finally accepted defeat and has resigned his position as leader of Egypt. Thousands of celebrating Egyptians have taken to the streets to congregate and cheer and you can see live news coverage in English at the link below...
It was certainly not what the Egyptian protesters wanted to hear on their 17th day in Cairo, but President Hosni Mubarak has said that he will hand off some responsibilities to his vice president, but will not be stepping down, and will not be leaving Egypt.
Sources are telling Fox News that a failed assassination attempt on the Egyptian Vice President has left two bodyguards dead. Although the reports are unconfirmed at this time, it signals an alarming escalation in the direction events are headed in the country.
It seems that both sides in the dispute have been heading towards the events that are taking place today in Egypt, as violence now begins to erupt in the country after more than a week of protests. The escalation is obviously a cause for worry both in Egypt and around the world.