Egyptian President Mubarak's decision to step down from power is "obviously a welcome step," a U.S. official involved in the Egypt discussions said Friday.
Now comes "an unpredictable next chapter," the official added.
According to CNN the official said it's "a sign the (Egyptian) military chose society" over the longtime ruler. Read more at CNN
From Jerusalem Israeli journalist Avi Lipkin discusses the impact this will have on Israel and the rest of the Middle East.