Bob Ferrante

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Conflict & Justice

Cairo's Rango

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.

Conflict & Justice

US response to Yemen protests

Washington is walking a fine line when it comes to the responding to the anti-government protests in Yemen, says Bernard Haykel, a professor of Near Eastern Studies at Princeton University. Haykel speaks with anchor Marco Werman.

Development & Education

A soldier's misplaced proposal

The hunt is on for a soldier, thought to be serving in Afghanistan, who proposed to his girlfriend. But he apparently dialed the wrong number, leaving a message. Anchor Marco Werman speaks with Diane Potts, who received the message.

Conflict & Justice

Egypt on the edge

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.

Conflict & Justice

Journalist beaten in Egypt

Jack Shenker, a reporter for The Guardian newspaper, was beaten and arrested alongside protestors in Egypt last night. He recorded the experience as he was driven in the dark through the city of Cairo.

Conflict & Justice

Protests break out in Yemen

Protesters have taken to the streets in Yemen, inspired by the uprisings in Tunisia and Egypt. Hakim Almasmari of the Yemen Post, tells anchor Marco Werman that the country's government is corrupt and incompetent, but not on the verge of collapse.

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