Mubarak Steps Down, Ceding Power to Military
New York Times- By DAVID D. KIRKPATRICK, ANTHONY SHADID and ALAN COWELL
Published: February 11, 2011
CAIRO — President Hosni Mubarak of Egypt turned over all power to the military, and left the Egyptian capital for his resort home in Sharm el-Sheik, Vice President Omar Suleiman announced on state television on Friday.
The announcement, delivered during evening prayers in Cairo, set off a frenzy of celebration, with protesters shouting “Egypt is free!”