The arrest of Egyptian satirist Bassem Yousef over the weekend made us ask how freedom of expression has evolved in the nations affected by the Arab Spring. Anchor Marco Werman speaks with middle east expert, Michael Wahid Hanna at the Century Foundation.
Egypt's interim leader Adly Mansour has expressed sorrow over the deaths of at least 51 people near a barracks in Cairo, urging restraint amid ongoing unrest. The Muslim Brotherhood's political wing meanwhile called for an "uprising."
Political cartoonists are registering their own opinions on the ouster of Mohammed Morsi's by Egypt's military. The World's Cartoon and Satire Editor Carol Hills talks about how the cartoons' messages vary according to the region where they were drawn.
Mona Eltahawy and Jehane Noujaim, American journalists in Egypt, have been detained by -- and Elthawy says she was badly beaten by -- Egyptian military police. While State Department officials are still trying to gain the release of Noujaim, three American students detained on Monday are set to be released.
Egypt's expected to get the results of its first round of presidential elections sometime this weekend. All-in-all, many Egyptians seem pleased. But there have been reports of improprieties and flaws, leading some to wonder how fair the elections are.
As Egypt's Muslim-dominated government consolidates and organizes, there's a move to remake Egyptian law in a more conservative image. This week, the country's public prosecutor ordered a ban on online pornography be implemented.
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.