Mubarak says a new government will be appointed but, shows no signs that he is stepping down (News Update)
Egyptian President Hosini Mubarak tried to diffuse enormous discontent among the Egyptian people Friday night by announcing that a new government is on the way. He gave no indication that he himself planned to step down, despite increasing calls for him to do so.
Mubarak, who assumed power in Egypt 30 year ago and is now 82 years old, made the announcement that a new government would begin being formed on Saturday following a day of widespread protest, demonstrations and violence.
(Breaking News) - Egyptian television is reporting that the country's cabinet has formally submitted its resignation.
(Breaking News) - HUMNEWS' Michael Bociurkiw in Cairo, Egypt says street protestors on Day 5 of unrest talking of cabinet resignation say, "This step is not enough. We want total regime change".