Cairo: Cairo erupted with joyful dancing, singing and cries of "God is greatest!" on Friday as Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak`s 30-year rule came to an end following more than two weeks of mass protests.
Tahrir Square, the epicenter of the nationwide revolt, thundered with cheers as protesters waved flags and cars honked their horns.
Outside the presidential palace protesters shouted "God is greatest!" as they hugged one another, danced and ululated. Some fell to the ground, overcome with emotion.
Elsewhere in Cairo, cars honked their horns and fireworks went off as Egyptians celebrated the end of Mubarak`s regime.