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Video: Google’s Wael Ghonim Credits Facebook for Egyptian Revolution

February 11, 2011 | 11:44 am

Video: Google’s Wael Ghonim Credits Facebook for Egyptian Revolution

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CNN today interviewed Wael Ghonim, the Google marketing executive and anti-government activist who became an inspiration to Egyptian protesters after being freed from custody and giving an emotional interview on TV. Questioned by Wolf Blitzer today, Ghonim credited the Internet and especially Facebook for facilitating the country’s revolution. “I want to meet Mark Zuckerberg one […]

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Jubiliation in Egypt as Mubarak Quits Presidency, Cedes Power to Military

February 11, 2011 | 8:10 am

Jubiliation in Egypt as Mubarak Quits Presidency, Cedes Power to Military

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From Al Jazeera: Hosni Mubarak, the Egyptian president, has resigned from his post, handing over power to the armed forces. Omar Suleiman, the vice-president, announced in a televised address that the president was “waiving” his office, and had handed over authority to the Supreme Council of the armed forces. Earlier, massive crowds have gathered across […]

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