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Reactions from across the world to the events in Egypt was indeed very uplifting, especially as pictures of joy and celebrations from protestors at Tahrir Square in the heart of Cairo were broadcasted live on various parts of the world.
To the western policymakers, this should be a lesson to heed on that the beginning of the end of dictatorship in the Mideast has begun and the tidel wave of democratic change will sweep the region.
The vice-president of Egypt, Omar Suleiman, has delivered the announcement on state TV, saying "President Hosni Mubarak has decided to step down from the office of president of the republic and has charged the high council of the armed forces to administer the affairs of the country."
What a momumental victory for the people of Egypt! The resignation of former president Mubarak will have a resonance across the Arab world, but a feeling of uncertainty in the region goes along the joyous mood in the air.
From the American side, Senate majority democratic leader, Harry Reid has put out this statment:
"I am pleased that President Mubarak has heard and heeded the voice of the Egyptian people, who have called for change. It is crucial that Mubarak
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