With the protests still going on in Egypt, the international community is relying on journalists with satellite phones for real-time updates. Since the Government has made the internet inaccessible for the people of Egypt all the updates concerning the protests calling for Hosni Mubarak to resign after 30 years in power are being made available by the journalists.
The political turmoil in Egypt claiming immediate resignation of President Mubarak who himself though is reluctant to oblige to the public demand had put The Chinese leadership under some botheration. The authorities of the Chinese leadership fears that news of political unrest in Egypt can initiate a movement similar to that in China claiming political reforms.
There have been reports that the US president has strongly told the Egyptian President on Friday to undertake sweeping reforms. The U.S officials claimed that $1.5 billion aid would not be provided if the government does not start the process quickly.
Obama is reported to press the Egyptian president to be good on his pledges of greater democracy and economic freedom.
Cairo - Egyptian president Hosny Mubarak said on Tuesday that his country will not fully open its border with the Gaza Strip unless Palestinian Authority or European Union observers are in control of the crossing point.
He explained that until then the borders will only be opened for humanitarian reasons.
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