The economic challenges that Egypt still faces

Jul 3, 2012
Just one week ago Mohamed Morsi moved into the Egyptian presidential palace. Egypt has the region's third-largest economy, but income per-person is near the bottom.
Posted In: Egypt

Egypt announces new president-elect Mohamed Morsi

Jun 25, 2012
Egypt has a new president-elect. It's Mohamed Morsi, whose political party, the Muslim Brotherhood, was banned while former President Hosni Mubarak was in office.
Posted In: Egypt, Muslim Brotherhood, elections

After elections, Egyptian economy looks forward

Jun 25, 2012
Mohamed Morsi will be the next president of Egypt. One of his other major challenges is to remake the economy. Egypt suffers from high unemployment and income inequality, among other maladies.
Posted In: Egypt, Muslim Brotherhood, elections

A tour guide in Egypt on the country's latest elections

Jun 20, 2012
In Egypt, tens of thousands of protestors have returned to Tahrir Square in Cairo. They're responding to the country's recent presidential election between a member of the Muslim Brotherhood and a candidate tied to former President Hosni Mubarak.
Posted In: Egypt, elections, Muslim Brotherhood

Egyptians cast votes for first president since Mubarak

May 23, 2012
After forcing President Hosni Mubarak from office in the Arab Spring uprising last year, Egyptians are lining up today to vote for their next President. Local businesses hope the election will boost tourism to Eygpt.
Posted In: Egypt, Arab Spring, elections

Egypt holds first round of presidential elections

May 23, 2012
It's a historic day for the country. Journalist Amira Ahmed talks about the atmosphere in Egypt right now.
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Egypt asks IMF for $3 billion loan

Mar 19, 2012
After turning down a similar package in June, Egypt goes back to the International Monetary Fund for help as its economy weaken and interest rates increase.
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Wael Ghonim on the Arab Spring and social media

Feb 6, 2012
A key figure in the Egyptian protests looks back and looks ahead.
Posted In: Egypt, Arab Spring, Facebook, Twitter, smartphones, PCs

For Egypt’s young people, jobs are few

Feb 3, 2012
One year after the Egyptian revolution, the country's youth have free speech -- but still face massive unemployment levels.
Posted In: Egypt, youth, Education, Jobs, employment, Unemployment, Tahrir Square, Arab Spring

As Egypt goes, so goes the Middle East?

Jan 27, 2012
Commentator Reza Aslan says the outcome of Egypt's experiment with democracy has implications for the region as a whole.
Posted In: Egypt, middle east, revolution, democracy