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Egypt's youth await jobs revolution

Jan 27, 2012
A year after Egypt's revolution toppled the old political elite, many young people complain there's democracy but still no work.
Posted In: Unemployment, Egypt, Arab Spring

One Year On: Are Egyptians better off?

Jan 26, 2012
How Egyptians are fairing economically one year after the end of ruler Hosni Mubarak's reign.
Posted In: Egypt, One Year On, Tahrir Square

Extended Interview: Where Arab Spring and Occupy Meet

Jan 25, 2012
One year after the Arab Spring began, activists in Cairo and New York discuss how the Middle East protests inspired the Occupy movement, and where they go from here
Posted In: Egypt

Egyptian uprising celebrates one-year anniversary

Jan 25, 2012
One year ago today, protesters in Egypt rose up against the government there.
Posted In: Egypt, Arab Spring, Tahrir Square, One Year On

Egypt's army is still a force in the economy

Jan 3, 2012
Egypt's army has economic interests ranging from construction to tourism. Getting it to focus just on soldiering may not be easy.
Posted In: Egypt

2011 in review: The rise of the people

Dec 27, 2011
From the Arab Spring to the Occupy Wall Street protests, discussions over income inequality took center stage this year -- and they aren't dying down anytime soon.
Posted In: Tahrir Square, Egypt, Occupy Wall Street, income inequality

Detained: My story of interrogation by the Egyptian military

Dec 16, 2011
Freelance reporter Julia Simon describes her 12-hour detention in Egypt while reporting a story for Marketplace.
Posted In: Egypt

Food fuels Egypt's revolution

Dec 12, 2011
Egyptians hope new democracy will begat a new era, as Egypt struggles to feed its 85 million people.
Posted In: Egypt

Egyptian economy still chugging along amid protests

Nov 28, 2011
Egyptians began voting today in the first phase of parliamentary elections. The country's economy has hit a hard patch, but not quite come to a halt.
Posted In: Egypt, General Motors

Economy weighs on Egyptians' minds as they vote for a new parliament.

Nov 28, 2011
Many plan to vote for a the party associated with the Muslim Brotherhood, whose charity efforts are well known to Egypt's poor. But some worry the Brotherhood may not make the economy a priority if it's chosen to form the next government.
Posted In: Egypt, elections, Muslim Brotherhood

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