Latest update: 11/02/2011
Mubarak clings on to the bitter end
FRENCH PAPERS, Fri., 11/2/2011: The French front pages are split between Mubarak's speech to the Egyptian public and Sarkozy's annual televised debate, greatly overshadowed by events in Cairo. Libération leads with a photo of the Egyptian premier with photos of an angry crowd inside. The editorial starts and finishes with one word: "Dégage!" (Beat it!). Le Figaro choses to lead instead with Sarkozy's television appearance, focusing on domestic issues.
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