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Egypt's economic future up for grabs

Mar 10, 2011
In Egypt, free-market capitalism and a huge wealth gap are under the microscope as parties like the Muslim Brotherhood vie for power.

Egypt's transition to democracy

Mar 8, 2011
Political parties are starting to form in Egypt -- in preparation for elections to be held later this year. Will the country be ready?

Egyptian women try to redefine their role after revolution

Mar 7, 2011
The revolution in Egypt has sparked inspiration for some women to try and stand up for their own rights within the Middle East.

With Egyptian democracy -- uncertainty and hope

Mar 2, 2011
In post-Mubarak Egypt, there's a risk that investors will fear jumping in immediately, but in the longer term, a democratic bonanza may arrive.

Egypt hopes tourism will revive soon

Mar 1, 2011
Tourists are avoiding Egypt and the Middle East because of the recent turmoil. Egypt depends on tourism and needs to reverse that trend.

Middle East populations want end to corruption

Feb 23, 2011
In Middle East nations such as post-Mubarak Egypt, people who have suffered decades of corrupt autocratic rule now want to root out corruption.

U.S. considers an Internet kill switch

Feb 21, 2011
In the wake of the unrest in Egypt, the U.S. government is discussing the merits of a switch that would shut the Internet down. When former Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak ordered Internet service providers to turn off access to the web in Egypt, the U.S. objected. But if the Internet itself was under attack, should the government have the authority and ability to turn it off? John Dimsdale reports.

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Egypt opens banks, businesses

Feb 21, 2011
Over the weekend, Egypt began the slow process of reopening businesses, schools, banks and museums following the political turmoil that led to the resignation of former president Hosni Mubarak. As Mitchell Hartman reports from Cairo, Egypt is beginning to recover from weeks of protesting and unrest.

Egyptian protesters celebrate as labor strikes continue

Feb 18, 2011
Egyptians celebrated the week anniversary of former President Hosni Mubarak stepping down, while demonstrations continued over pay and working conditions. Reporter Mitchell Hartman talks with Kai Ryssdal about what he saw in Tahrir Square and how the revolution in Egypt is affecting the country economically.

Egypt rallies around the opening stock market

Feb 18, 2011
Egyptians in Cairo are celebrating today. It's been one week since President Hosni Mubarak stepped down And as the economy continues to regain ground, the Egyptian stock market is encouraging citizens to invest.