Saturday, February 12, 2011

LIVE. Egypt: Army promises a peaceful transition

A new day rises on Egypt. Friday, Hosni Mubarak has resigned, causing a real enjoyment in the country. Now is the army that holds the reins of the country including the goal of organizing the transition to democracy through free elections. But this Saturday, the time is still at the party on Tahrir Square has been the center of popular protest.
14h40. The Cairo Stock Exchange will reopen Wednesday, said Saturday the Egyptian state television. It has been closed since the evening of Jan. 27 when she had lost 10% to 70 billion Egyptian pounds (12 billion dollars) in 48 hours as a result of demonstrations launched on January 25.
14h20. The tanks withdrew from Tahrir Square, in France 24
2:17 p.m.. The army promises a peaceful transition to elected civilian rule
2:16 p.m.. The army asked the government to manage daily affairs
14.15. The army said that Egypt will respect all international and regional treaties.
14.10. Saudi Arabia welcomes "peaceful transition" in Egypt, in a statement carried by the official SPA news agency.

13:40. Some 600 prisoners escaped from a prison in Cairo after the riots, and several people were killed or wounded, according to Egyptian security service. It is the second mass escape from the prison of Marg from the early days of the uprising.
13.15. Hundreds of uniformed Egyptian police and members of the secret police parade on Main Street Ismailiya, large town on the Suez Canal, chanting "The police and the people together," modeled on the slogan adopted by the anti-government protesters to the army. The police, already unpopular, is hated since deadly clashes between protesters and security forces. She was also accused of releasing prisoners from several prisons across the country, before disappearing from the streets. The police report corruption in their ranks and accuse their superiors of their having given the order to fire on demonstrators.
12:30. The curfew was reduced in three major cities including Cairo announced on state television. It now applies from midnight to 6 am. Previously, he started at 20 hours.
12 hours. Some 2,000 Palestinian students close to the Islamist movement Hamas march in Gaza to celebrate the fall of the regime of Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak, for the second consecutive day.
11:40. Jean-Pierre Chevenement, honorary chairman of the Republican and Citizen Movement (MRC) said in a statement that "It is always a moment of great emotion to see people take their destiny in hand directly. And what people! The Egyptian people millennium, vibrant heart of the entire Arab world. Changing your forehead + + my brother, the appeal of Nasser the Egyptian people for half a century ago rang in the revolution of today. "
11:30. Dominique de Villepin, former Prime Minister and President of Republic solidarity (RS): "This is a milestone in a peaceful revolution which opens a great hope for Egypt, the Middle East as the world whole. " He said in a statement that France, with its message and very old ties that bind Egypt and the Egyptian people, has a special role to play. "It has to be at his side, to accompany and support the path of this historic change."

11.20. The Russian president stressed the need for religious freedom and the need to avoid the sectarian violence, "Russia considers it extremely important that Egypt maintains peace and unity among different faiths," he said in a brief statement released by the Kremlin press service. "A strong and democratic Egypt" is an "important factor in the continuation of the peace process in the Middle East," he says.
11am. French Prime Minister Francois Fillon, who is aboard the aircraft carrier nuclear powered Charles de Gaulle, who is currently involved in a joint exercise with the Saudi army in the Red Sea, said that "a new page" s 'opens in Egypt. "I would like to pay tribute to this courageous decision to leave power, which meets the high aspirations of the Egyptian people for democracy, dignity, liberty," he said.

10:30. Russian President Dmitry Medvedev on Saturday called for the holding of legitimate elections and respect for religious freedom following the departure of President Hosni Mubarak, Russian agencies reported.
9:43. It's time for household Tahrir Square. According to France 24, hundreds of protesters began to clean the place of Liberation (Tahrir Square, Ed).
9:20. Yemen said on Saturday respect the will of the people who drove the Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak in power.
9 hours. The Kingdom of Bahrain was "fully confident in the ability of the Supreme Council of the armed forces to maintain stability and security, and directing the affairs of the country," stressing that Egypt is "an essential pillar of security and stability in the region. "
8:30. The secretary of the Supreme Council of National Security of Iran, Saeed Jalili, said the fall of President Hosni Mubarak demonstrates "the failure of the United States and Zionism in the region." The head of the Iranian parliament, Ali Larijani, said on his part that "the events in Tunisia and Egypt are a wake-up call for all dictators who could stay in power by oppressing their people and ignoring their real demands" according to the ISNA news agency.
8.20am. Iraq welcomes the resignation of President Hosni Mubarak. The recent events in Egypt are "a step in the right direction as they meet the desire and willingness to change Poulat, said Saturday the office of Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki said in a statement.
7:55 am. The army also removed the carcasses of burned cars, traces of clashes between security forces, pro-and anti-Mubarak at the height of the revolt. She is assisted in his efforts by civilians who clean the place.
7:50. The army began to remove barricades on Tahrir Square
6:50 am. Sudanese President Omar el-Bashir hailed the "triumph of the revolution in Egypt" and given his "unconditional support" to the Egyptian people, after the resignation of head of state Hosni Mubarak, driven by the Street. The Khartoum government, which has repressed sporadic demonstrations calling for change in recent weeks, has so far remained silent on the events taking place in neighboring Egypt.
6:30. Some thousands of Egyptians are still euphoric gathered Saturday at dawn on Tahrir Square in Cairo, following the departure of President Hosni Mubarak, driven by the Street, was a journalist from AFP. Some were still asleep in the morning but many of them had spent the whole night awake to celebrate.
5.30. China hopes a return to "stability and public order as quickly as possible" in Egypt, after the fall of Hosni Mubarak, said a spokesman for the Chinese Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
Midnight. Canada, the Conservative government, loyal support of Israel has never called for the resignation of President Hosni Mubarak, said Friday "respect the decision" of the latter to relinquish power, calling for the "transition towards democracy. "

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