Tens of thousands are protesting in central Cairo for a seventh day, defying the start of a new curfew and calling for a general strike. They want the president to step down after 30 years. More from The World's Matthew Bell in Cairo.
People throughout the Middle East are glued to their TV screens, watching the events in Egypt unfold live. Ben Gilbert reports from Lebanon, where televisions in bars and shops are constantly broadcasting the news from Egypt.
The crisis in Egypt has left Washington struggling to come up with an effective policy. Aaron David Miller, a former Middle East adviser to six secretaries of state, argues that Washington should not try to get ahead of the curve.
President Mubarak of Egypt has dismissed his government and said he would introduce social, democratic and economic reforms in response to the unprecedented protests which swept the country on Friday. The World's Matthew Bell is in Cairo.
Anchor Marco Werman introduces us to Rango, an ensemble from Cairo that performs ancient Nubian music from Sudan, including a song that deals with the subject of the Egyptian military's loss of sardine rations.
Nobel peace laureate and Egyptian opposition politician Mohamed ElBaradei has arrived in Cairo as anti-government protests continue to spread. Anchor Marco Werman gets an update on the anti-government protests from The World's Matthew Bell in Cairo.