Most Shared Stories Tagged: Egypt

Arts, Culture & Media

Geo answer

The answers to today's Geo Quiz are the singer Umm Kulthoum, and Egypt, her native country. Christie's Auction House in Dubai will soon auction off a pearl necklace that once belonged to the singer. Anchor Lisa Mullins finds out more from David Warren, head of jewelry for Christie's in Dubai.

Arts, Culture & Media

Global Hit

Anchor Marco Werman speaks with Simon Broughton, editor of a British music magazine called "Songlines." The magazine is celebrating its 50th edition with a list of "50 Great Moments in World Music."

Business, Finance & Economics

Egypt's bread crisis

Ursula Lindsey reports from Cairo that Egypt's President Hosni Mubarak took action today to address the "bread crisis" in his country; Egypt is the world's second largest importer of wheat and has been hit hard by the increase in global food prices.

Conflict & Justice

Egypt bans female circumcision

The practice of female circumcision is widely condemned as a violation of human rights, but it's also widely practiced in many countries, especially in Africa, but now the government in Egypt has passed a law banning female circumcision

Arts, Culture & Media

Global Hit and Geo answer

Last year, Filipino-American singer Charmaine Clamor made a splash with her critically acclaimed album 'Flippin' Out.' The CD climbed to the top 5 on the country's jazz charts. Now Clamor has a new release. It mixes jazz with the traditional Filipino serenade style known as the Harana. Correspondent Rob Schmitz has more.