Shymaa Abou el-Yazed is not your average young Egyptian woman: She’s the captain of the Egyptian karate team and a reigning world champion — despite coming from a country where women’s rights are under constant threat.
Anchor Marco Werman gets the latest on Egypt's anti-government protests from The World's Matthew Bell, who is reporting on events on the ground in Cairo, and speaking to a cross-section of Egyptians in the process.
Hundreds of people stood in line in Cairo on Friday, waiting to get into Tahrir Square, the center of the anti-government protests. Ursula Lindsey stopped to speak to a few of them, and sent us this report.
Iraq is sending planes to Egypt to evacuate its nationals. Correspondent Jane Arraf has been at the airport in Baghdad. She tells anchor Marco Werman how Iraq is turning out to be a safe haven for some.
Iran's president has dismissed as propaganda the leaking of US cables detailing Arab calls for Washington to destroy Iran's nuclear facilities. Anchor Lisa Mullins gets a reality check from Iran expert Karim Sadjadpour.
People throughout the Middle East are glued to their TV screens, watching the events in Egypt unfold live. Ben Gilbert reports from Lebanon, where televisions in bars and shops are constantly broadcasting the news from Egypt.