Nightly News | February 18, 2011
>>> we want to check back in on the revolution in egypt where the army is in charge officially for now, but don't tell that to the egyptian people , who held what they called a day of victory protest rally today. our own ron allen remains on post in cairo tonight. ron, good evening.
>> reporter: good evening to you, brian. tonight the military has had enough and they have cleared out tahrir square, cleaning things up, after one of the biggest days of protest in celebration that we've ever seen here. mubarak is gone, but the people still have demands and grievances that they want met. at the top of the list, they want the military leaders now in charge of this country to move more quickly to civilian rule and democracy. that has not been happening, they say. tonight the military pushed back a bit issuing a tough new order against labor strikes and protests. workers across the country have been demanding better wages and working conditions. it's been all peaceful here, but as we've seen that is not the case across the region. in libya, 46 people have been killed by supporters of moammar gadhafi , perhaps facing his toughest challenge in four decades of power. four people in an oil rich kingdom demanding a better way of life in yemen, the protests grew larger and more violent today. . and in amman, jordan, people took to the streets in the seventh straight day of protests demanding king abdullah dismantle the political system and grant more freedoms. here in cairo the plan is for another big event here next friday, same time, same place, tahrir square. brian.
>> ron allen in cairo . pretty clear what we're witnessing now in the middle east . ron,