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A joyful man displays a laptop showing the Al Jazeera news channel's coverage of the resignation of President Mubarak. At around 6pm on 11 February 2011 news of Hosni Mubarak's immediate resignation filtered through to the crowds camped out in Tahrir Square sparking wild celebrations. 25 January 2011 saw the beginning of a nationwide 18 day protest movement that eventually ended the 30-year rule of Hosni Mubarak and his National Democratic Party.