Words from the mother of modern Egyptian feminism

Mar 7, 2011
Dr. Nawal Al-Saadawi is 80. She went to Tahrir Square during the most violent period of clashes in late January, and was with the protesters until the resignation of Hosni Mubarak on Feb. 11, 2011.
Posted In: Egypt, Nawal Al-Saadawi

MID-DAY UPDATE: Oil prices concern consumers, HBO taps job-strapped market

Mar 3, 2011
Unrest in Libya continues, and as stranded workers wait to return to their countries, Britain and France have volunteered aircraft to evacuate...
Posted In: action figures, advertisements, Britain, Egypt, federal budget, Federal Reserve, France, gas prices, HBO, Libya, mid-day update, Oil, oil price, recession, refugees, television, toys, TV commercials, unrest

Reporter's Notebook: Egypt's Tahrir Square by day and night

Feb 28, 2011
Tahrir Square, in the center of downtown Cairo, is now the heart of Egypt's revolution. And like Paris's Bastille and Beijing's Tiananmen, it's...
Posted In: Egypt, middle east, protests

MID-DAY UPDATE: Egypt offers supplies to fellow protesters, White House works to settle mortgage breakdowns

Feb 24, 2011
As protests and violence continues to escalate in Libya, Egyptian citizens are offering more than just moral support. As Mitchell Hartman reports...
Posted In: aid, budget, budget cuts, deficit-cutting, deficits, Egypt, Facebook, healthcare, Libya, mid-day update, mortgage, robo-signing, social media, state budgets, Wall Street Journal, white house

On rich and poor in Egypt...

Feb 23, 2011
We hear a pounding drumbeat that 'economic disparity' is at the root of the peoples' revolutions sweeping the Middle East. And it's true, to a ...
Posted In: Egypt, middle east

Mid-day Update: Oil prices surge with unrest in Libya, Egyptian businesses reopen

Feb 21, 2011
Over the weekend, businesses, schools, banks and museums reopened for business in Egypt. Many businesses offered deep discounts to encourage...
Posted In: business, Egypt, Internet, Libya, mid-day update, Oil, turmoil, unrest

MID-DAY UPDATE: stock exchange merger, Egypt, workers' union, and Civil War tourism

Feb 18, 2011
Now that the German and New York stock exchanges have tied the knot, it's time to discuss which entity is going to take a new name. Germans think...
Posted In: Civil War, Egypt, Facebook, Germany, Hosni Mubarak, Mergers and Acquisitions, mid-day update, National Park Service, New York, NYSE, stock market, stocks, tourism

What an Arab revolution looks like-up close

Feb 17, 2011
The Bangles' "Walk Like an Egyptian" is playing at my favorite pizza joint in Portland as I tell my kids, age 10 and 13, that I'm going to Cairo....
Posted In: Egypt, middle east

MAP: U.S. foreign aid to the Middle East and South Asia

Feb 16, 2011
Since the end of World War II, the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) has worked to further America's foreign policy inte...
Posted In: Egypt, foreign aid, Israel, maps, middle east, picture this

MID-DAY UPDATE: Obama's budget cuts, protests in Bahrain, and billable hours

Feb 14, 2011
President Obama has released his budget proposal for the 2012 federal spending plan. A growing national deficit has prompted the White House to...
Posted In: Bahrain, budget, budget cuts, deficit-cutting, deficits, Egypt, lawyers, medicaid, Medicare, mid-day update, obama budget, protests, Social Security