Iraq is sending planes to Egypt to evacuate its nationals. Correspondent Jane Arraf has been at the airport in Baghdad. She tells anchor Marco Werman how Iraq is turning out to be a safe haven for some.
Egypt would be almost all barren desert without the Nile. Now while Cairo burns, countries further upstream are closing in on a deal that may strip Egypt of its traditional water rights. Anchor Marco Werman gets details from Steven Solomon.
The crisis in Egypt continues to vex US policy makers. Anchor Marco Werman explores what the US is doing, and not doing, about Egypt with former US diplomat Nicholas Burns, who has extensive experience in the Middle East.
The World's Marco Werman tells us about the poetry and life of the late Andree Chedid, born in Egypt and most recently of Paris, France. Chedid, who won the 1979 Goncourt prize for literature for "Time And The Body".
Egyptian-Anglo singer Natacha Atlas had already recorded a subversive political song. Then the uprising in Egypt gave her the chance to adapt that song. The World's Marco Werman speaks with Atlas about the new track, called "Egypt: Rise to Freedom."
Indian singer-songwriter Sona wanted her label Sony, to record more of her songs. Sony said wait. Sona went to Nokia. The World's Marco Werman tells us about Sona's attempts to market her music differently in a country dominated by Bollywood.