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Bahrain mourner killed in funeral march clash

DUBAI: Security forces in Bahrain fired tear gas and bird shot today on mourners gathered for a funeral procession for a man killed in the first Egypt-inspired protests to reach the Gulf, killing at least one other person and sharply raising the chances for further unrest.

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Egypt Parliament dissolved

CAIRO:  In a major move to dismantle the vestiges of the Mubarak era, Egypt’s military on Sunday dissolved the Parliament and suspended the country’s Constitution, accepting the major demands of the protesters.

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Egypt Army vows peaceful transition to democracy

CAIRO: Egypt’s military leadership Saturday vowed to oversee a "peaceful transition" to democracy and pledged its commitment to all international treaties, a day after Mr Hosni Mubarak bowed out as President in the wake of an unprecedented uprising against his 30-year rule.

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Mubarak steps down as Egypt President

CAIRO: Mr Hosni Mubarak, who ruled Egypt with an iron hand for over three decades, stepped down as the President Friday and handed over power to the army capitulating under mass protests sweeping the country’s streets for the last 18 days.

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