Days after demonstrations began in the center of Hong Kong, tens of thousands of demonstrators are still in the streets despite the use of tear gas and pepper spray by the police. And, by all appearances, the pro-democracy protesters are settling in for the long haul.
Anchor Marco Werman gets the latest on Egypt's anti-government protests from The World's Matthew Bell, who is reporting on events on the ground in Cairo, and speaking to a cross-section of Egyptians in the process.
The self-imposed moratorium on construction in the West Bank and East Jerusalem is set to end on Sunday. The president of the Palestinian Authority says he'll quit the peace talks if the freeze ends, Israel says it won't extend it. Matthew Bell reports.
Protesters in Egypt stormed several state security buildings over the weekend to stop the destruction of documents that could be used in the prosecution of former members of the Mubarak government. The World's Matthew Bell reports from Cairo.
Anchor Marco Werman speaks with The World's Matthew Bell in Jerusalem about reaction there to news that Egypt is permanently opening its Rafah border crossing. The Rafah border is the only way in and out of Gaza that does not pass through Israel.
Egypt's ruling military council has vowed to hand over power to an elected president by the end of June. The promise comes as votes are counted after Sunday's presidential run-off election, with both candidates claiming they are ahead in early results.
It's been a tumultuous year in the Arab world. We asked The World's Middle East correspondent Matthew Bell to page back through his notes, looking for standout moments in 2012 and suggest what to keep an eye on in the year ahead.