Egypt

Global Politics

Egypt's balancing act on Gaza

There have been protests across the Arab and Muslim world against the Israeli military action in Gaza. Israel is drawing much of the blame. But many are also criticizing the Egyptian government. Aya Batraway reports from Cairo.

Environment

OPEC cuts oil production

OPEC announced today that it's cutting 2 million barrels from its production. The move is aimed at raising the price of crude oil to around $75 a barrel. The World's Aaron Schachter reports.

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.

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

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