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EGYPT: Moussa resigns from Arab League post

February 11, 2011 |  1:15 pm

Moussa Amr Moussa will resign from his post as secretary-general of the Arab League, Egypt's state-run Nile TV reported Friday.

Earlier in the day, Moussa told CNN that Egyptians are "looking forward to a different future" and are hoping for "a better future."

Nile TV also reported that Egyptian Prime Minister Ahmed Shafiq said that the Suez Canal has been operating normally despite the political turmoil.

— Molly Hennessy-Fiske


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Photo: Arab League chief Amr Moussa at a session of the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, Jan. 26. Credit: Vincent Kessler/Reuters