Most Commented Stories Tagged: Egypt

Egypt without the Nile

Egypt would be almost all barren desert without the Nile. Now while Cairo burns, countries further upstream are closing in on a deal that may strip Egypt of its traditional water rights. Anchor Marco Werman gets details from Steven Solomon.

Global Politics

Geo answer

Today's Geo Quiz was inspired by the stories of Sinbad the Sailor. In ?One Thousand and One Nights,? Sinbad recounts his voyages on the high seas. The question we asked was, which sea? A conservative group in Egypt is calling for the book to be banned..

Conflict & Justice

More protests in Cairo

In Cairo today, thousands of anti-government protesters clashed with riot police. It was the largest demonstration in Egypt in years. The BBC's Jon Leyne in Cairo witnessed the clashes and describes the scene to host Marco Werman.

Conflict & Justice

Europe slow to react

The World's Gerry Hadden reports on the slow and muddled European reaction to the anti-government protests in Egypt. Like the US, many European countries are caught between supporting an old ally and calling for an orderly democratic transition in Egypt.