NEWS ON EGYPT-EMBASSIES EVACUATED-COUP THREATENED
MUBARAK PUBLICLY DENIES RESIGNATION
GUNFIRE ERUPTS AROUND PALACE, PARAMILITARY FORCES ENGAGED
By Gordon Duff Senior Editor
Latest reports from Egypt in light of the deteriorating security situation after the shocking revelations from President Mubarak:
•Coup against Mubarak and Suleiman eminent
•US Embassy in Cairo to be targeted
•El Baradei calls out to army for support save Egypt
•Crowds are moving on the Presidential Palace. Gunfire has erupted. Among the crowds are members of organized paramilitary units. Something is going on, something more than a public response.
•President Obama has expressed shock to his close advisors, in the belief that Mubaraks attempts to retain power will result in large scale violence.
•Embassies, particularly those of Egypt’s neighbors, are evacuating.
•The power struggle between Vice President Suleiman and Defense Minister Tantawi, with Suleiman backed by Israel, is likely to turn bloody.