Serving as a local interpreter for the US during the war in Afghanistan was a deeply risky move. It was like putting a target on your head for Taliban fighters. The US promised to help interpreters, but for two of them, the road to their holiday lunch this week reunited in the US was long and complex.
Egypt is on high alert after a New Year's Day suicide bombing at a Coptic Christian church in Alexandria. As Ursula Lindsey reports, the attack was just the latest violence targeting Christians in Egypt.
Protests against Hosni Mubarak and his rule grow. Hundreds of thousands rallied in central Cairo urging him to step down immediately. The demonstration was the biggest since protests began last week. The World's Matthew Bell is in Cairo.
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.
In the Egyptian coastal city of Alexandria, the beaches are largely empty, because Muslims are observing the first day of Ramadan. But there is one group that's enjoying the sun and waves -- Egyptian Christians.
BBC journalist Shaimaa Khalil went back to her homeland, Egypt, to document the changes that occurred after the revolution. Her six-part series, "Egypt's challenge" describes the transformations her country is going through.
Who is General Sisi? And what are the Obama administration's policy options for Egypt in perpetual crisis? The World's host Carol Hills speaks with Robert Springborg from the Naval Postgraduate School, and Leslie Gelb of the Council on Foreign Relations.