U.S. presidents often talk of their hope to find peace in the Middle East and they practically always talk about their support for Israel's security. But on the ground there, expectations are much lower. And perhaps with good reason.
Egyptian cartoonists have drawn every iteration of the country's revolution and its uncertain aftermath. Marco Werman speaks with Jonathan Guyer, a Fulbright Scholar who is researching Egyptian political cartoons and blogs about them at Oum Cartoon.
"I never in my wildest dreams thought they would gun down a hundred people in less than a minute - it was like a pack of ants falling," says Alex Owumi, a US expat and basketball player who spent two weeks trapped in a Benghazi apartment during the first days of the Libyan revolution.
Coptic Christians are a minority in their ancient home of Egypt — and they're an even bigger minority when they come to the US. So a church in Hayward, California has become a haven for preserving their culture, and ancient language, in a new home.
Thousands of Palestinians streamed into Egypt today, in spite of efforts by Egyptian authorities to close Gaza's southern border, as Anchor Marco Werman gets the latest from BBC Gaza correspondent Aleem Maqbool.
Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak is in Washington this week to speak with President Obama. But back at home, the big question is who will succeed the aging Egyptian leader. Ursula Lindsey reports from Cairo.
South Florida is home to a group of supporters of Egypt's embattled president, Hosni Mubarak. They are Coptic Christians and are supporting President Mubarak with prayer. Jaweed Kaleem of the Miami Herald brings us the story.