Conflict & Justice

Analysis of Events in Egypt

Zachary Lockman, professor of Middle Eastern and Islamic Studies and History at New York University analyzes what he sees happening in Egypt, where throngs have descended on Tahrir Square following President Mubarak's refusal to step down.

Conflict & Justice

Protesters hold their ground in Egypt

Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks with correspondent Thanassis Cambanis, who's in Tahrir Square. He reports that hundreds of thousands of anti-government protesters continued to demand President Mubarak's resignation, despite a number of government concessio


Arts, Culture & Media

Egypt's Amr Diab

Protestors from Tahrir Square feel they could have used a bit more star-power support. One singer they're not happy with is Amr Diab. He recorded a song supportive of Mubarak. During the protests, he was nowhere to be found. Marco Werman has more.

Conflict & Justice

Al Jazeera's impact on Libya

The World's Alex Gallafent reports on Al Jazeera's impact on events in Libya. The TV network's Arabic language news coverage is watched via satellite by many Libyans hungry for something other than the official coverage on Libya's state-run broadcasters.

Business, Economics and Jobs

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.