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Mubarak Faces Historic Challenge

Inter Press Service - "Down, Down with Mubarak," thousands chanted in downtown Cairo Tuesday. "Mubarak, it is your turn after Ben Ali," they said referring to Zine El Abidine Ben Ali who was topped Jan. 14 in protests in neighbouring Tunisia.

The protests saw factory workers, university professors, political activists and even women and teenage girls braving riot police and taking to the streets across the country - not just in capital Cairo. Read more.

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