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Conflict & Justice

US urges Egypt to reform

The US has urged the Egyptian authorities to reform as protesters burned government buildings. The government blames the Islamist Muslim Brotherhood for violence. But novelist Alaa Al Aswany says demonstrations reflect popular anger at the Mubarak regime.

Conflict & Justice

The US-Egypt relationship

President Obama didn't mention the unrest in Egypt during his State of the Union address. Egypt is a key player in the Middle East. Anchor Marco Werman speaks with Steven Cook, Senior Fellow for Middle Eastern Studies at the Council on Foreign Relations.

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

Tunisia fallout in Egypt

The overthrow of the government in Tunisia has inspired anti-government protesters in other parts of the Arab world. This morning a man set himself on fire outside the Egyptian parliament. Ursula Lindsey reports.

Arts, Culture & Media

Restoring a pyramid

One of the first pyramids built by the ancient Egyptians was seriously damaged by an earthquake in 1992. But only now has someone stepped forward to repair it. Anchor Katy Clark speaks with the plucky Welsh engineer, Peter James.

Lifestyle & Belief

Sharks off Sharm el Sheikh

When you think of Egypt you usually think of the great pyramids and ancient mummys. But this week shark attacks are in the news. They've happened in the waters off Sharm el Sheikh, the popular tourist resort, which can be found on the coast of which sea?