Egypt: Mubarak's exit appears imminent; will Army rule follow?


The story of the day, and a moment in history: masses are gathered in Cairo's Tahrir square tonight, once again. All eyes around the world are on Egypt for the anticipated announcement that president Hosni Mubarak will step down, and cede power to the Egyptian Army. Is this a military coup? Will representative civilian rule follow? Al Jazeera is updating this live blog every minute.

(Image: Tahrir square crowds, Feb. 11, 2011. REUTERS/Dylan Martinez)