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Report: Mubarak to Step Aside Tonight

10:52 AM, Feb 10, 2011 • By DANIEL HALPER
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NBC reports:

CAIRO — Egypt's President Hosni Mubarak is to step down, two sources told NBC News on Thursday.

Following an all-day meeting of the country's supreme military council, the army said all the protesters' demands would be met and a further statement was expected to be made later Thursday, clarifying the situation.

Mubarak was also due to address the nation.

NBC News said a high-ranking source inside the president's office said that Mubarak would step down and the newly appointed vice president, Omar Suleiman, would take over. This was then confirmed by a second source.

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