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Global Politics

Restarting the peace process

President Obama has sent a team of high-level national security officials to the Middle East. He's trying to revive an Arab-Israeli peace process that has yet to get off the ground. The World's Matthew Bell reports.

Conflict & Justice

Who's next in Egypt?

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.

Conflict & Justice

Religious freedom in Egypt

In Egypt, followers of the Bahai religion have often complain of persecution and even official discrimination. But they have recently made gains in the largely Muslim country. The World's Aya Batrawy reports from Cairo.

Conflict & Justice

Egypt to ban full women's veils

Egypt's highest Muslim authority has said he will issue a religious edict against the growing trend for full women's veils, known as the niqab. The practice is widely associated with more radical trends of Islam. Reporter Aya Batrawy has the story.

Global Politics

Egypt's Ali G.

A new Egyptian TV show features a fake Italian talk show host who interviews unsuspecting Egyptian officials. He asks them sexually suggestive questions, which is taboo in Egypt. But the host steers well clear of political satire. Julia Simon reports.

Global Politics

Touring the Carter Museum

In 1922, British archaeologist Howard Carter stumbled upon one of the most famous finds in Egyptology ? the tomb of Tutankhamun. Today Carter's house by the Valley of the Kings was opened as a museum. The BBC's Yolande Knell has the story.