The Egyptian authorities have postponed their plans to disperse two sit-ins in Cairo by supporters of the country's ousted president Mohammed Morsi, officials say. Anchor Marco Werman speaks with Mohammed Soudans of Morsi's Freedom and Justice Party.
For the Geo Quiz, we're looking for a place in lower Egypt where one man has visions of expanding a town to accommodate a crowded population. It's in the eastern part of the Nile Delta and is a rich and fertile area.
Egyptian-American filmmaker Jehane Noujaim tackles revolutionary Egypt in her new documentary, "The Square." The film is wide in scope, covering two and a half years of political tumult. But it's also a deeply personal story about a handful of revolutionaries tied to Cairo's Tahrir Square.
Scandinavia is known for its commitment to civil and human rights, its government services and its equality. But it's also becoming a source of jihadi fighters in Syria. Pro-Russian militants in Ukraine have secured a huge cache of weapons. And a white man and his black puppet are creating candid talk on race in South Africa. That and more, in today's Global Scan.
Hadeel Al-Shalchi reports from Egypt's border with the Gaza Strip, where the border is still open in a couple of spots, but the deluge of Palestinians streaming across into Egypt has slowed down considerably.
Anchor Marco Werman speaks with Shibley Telhami, who holds the Anwar Sadat Chair for Peace and Development at the University of Maryland. His department recently released its latest survey of public opinion in the Arab world.
In Egypt, followers of the Bahai religion have often complain of persecution and even official discrimination. But they have recently made gains in the largely Muslim country. The World's Aya Batrawy reports from Cairo.
Host Marco Werman introduces us to a song by the Cairo band Wust el Balad. It is an anthem of sorts for Egyptian youth who relate to its lyrical metaphor for their dead-end lives. "Mom, I want to get married (but I don't have any money.")
The protests in Egypt are focusing attention on the Muslim Brotherhood. It has Egypt's largest grassroots network and is linked with other Islamist movements. Host Marco Werman finds out more about their plans from former spokesman Kamal el-Halbawy.