Crisis in Egypt: New Elections Announced for Coming Weeks

Egypt's beleaguered regime announced today that it will hold new elections in the coming weeks, a remarkable concession by President Hosni Mubarak after a week of massive protests demanding that he step down. The announcement was made by Mubarak's newly appointed vice president, Omar Suleiman, who said that he has been authorized to talk to opposition parties. Suleiman's statement came as protesters are hoping to turn out a million demonstrators on the streets Tuesday in what could be decisive...Full Story
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