The family of a blind Egyptian sheik serving a life sentence in a plot to blow up New York landmarks has asked a lawyer to get information about his precarious health condition now that he has been moved to a prison medical facility, a lawyer said Friday.
Egypt is holding its biggest party in decades. They’re celebrating the resignation of its long-time president after 18 days of protests.
The reaction that we both felt when we watched the police vehicles drive through the crowds was, despite our many issues, we are very lucky to live in this country.
Among those gathered in the streets and squares of Cairo, Egypt watching the events unfold is Colorado State University and University of Denver graduate Reilly Ross of Longmont. CBS4′s Rick Sallinger spoke with her on the phone about what’s happening there.
The revolution in Egypt reached Colorado on Sunday. Dozens of pro-Arab democracy protestors rallied at the steps of the state Capitol. They want Egyptian President Mubarak to step down.