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Key leadership quits Egypt ruling party; Mubarak retains presidency

Top leadership, including Mubarak's son, resign from National Democratic Party as anti-government protesters continue demonstrations in Cairo; earlier reports that Hosni Mubarak also resigned were retracted.
URL: http://www.jewishjournal.com/world/article/key_leadership_quits_egypt_ruling_party_mubarak_retains_presidency_20110205

The top leadership body of Egypt's ruling party resigned Saturday, including the president's son, but the regime appeared to be digging in its heels, calculating that it can ride out street demonstrations and keep President Hosni Mubarak in office.

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