How can Egyptians ensure a peaceful political transition? How has the political unrest in Egypt affected the Middle East? To help answer these questions is Ambassador Thomas Pickering, trustee of the National Committee for American Foreign Policy.
The BBC's Lyse Doucet was in Tahrir Square, where one pro-Mubarak brought her child to the scene. There are reports that the Egyptian army has stepped in to keep the peace and to protect those who continue to protest President Mubarak.
Ahmed Shafiq's departure is seen as another victory for anti-government demonstrators. But as The World's Matthew Bell reports from Cairo, opposition leaders say many of their demands are still not met and protests in Cairo's Tahrir Square will continue.
Women played a big role in the Egyptian revolution. But as the new government takes shape, many women activists feel they will be marginalized and left out in the cold. Ursula Lindsey reports from Cairo.
The World's Matthew Bell reports on what Egypt's opening of the Rafah border crossing into the Gaza Strip means for Palestinians living there. For one thing, elderly Palestinians can visit families they haven't seen in years.