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Muslim Brotherhood plans political party
The Palestinian prime minister dissolved his Cabinet in an emergency meeting on Monday in what appeared to be a gesture inspired by unrest rocking the Arab world.
The recent developments in Egypt have some arguing that the will of the Egyptian people is for freedom and democracy. Such yearnings suggest that the people want change from the policies under which they have lived for the nearly 30 years of Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak's rule.
The Egyptian military dissolved the parliament and suspended the constitution Sunday, saying it would rule the country for six months or until elections can be held, according to a statement read on state television.
Sen. Lindsey Graham, South Carolina Republican, said Sunday the United States will "stand by Israel without equivocation" as Egypt transitions to a new government.
Egypt's military leaders dissolved parliament and suspended the constitution Sunday, meeting two key demands of protesters who have been keeping up pressure for immediate steps to transition to democratic, civilian rule after forcing Hosni Mubarak out of power.
President Hugo Chavez said Sunday that he has no intention of ceasing his efforts to make Venezuela a socialist country, and he expressed confidence that his allies would take the reins of his "Bolivarian Revolution" if he died or decided to step down.
Despite endless melodramatic media coverage, Americans remain unsure about Egypt's destiny now that President Hosni Mubarak has stepped down.
Republican leaders on Sunday talk shows split their verdict on President Obama's response to the Egyptian revolution, which uprooted longtime U.S. ally Hosni Mubarak and ended with a military council promising a transition to democracy.