Feb. 8, 2011
An estimated 250,000 people gathered in Cairo after the release of a Google executive re-energized anti-government demonstrations. Margaret Warner speaks with Ahmed Zewail, an Egyptian-American professor and Nobel laureate chemist, who is serving as an unofficial mediator between the government and the protest's organizers.
Feb. 7, 2011
The Egyptian government moved Monday to defuse protests, offering public-sector workers a pay raise. Margaret Warner looks at the roots of the crisis in Egypt and what lies ahead, as seen by players inside and outside the city's central square.
Feb. 5, 2011
CAIRO, Egypt | We're sitting in the lobby lounge of an upscale Cairo hotel. Holding court in one corner is the 1999 Nobel Prize winner for chemistry. He's a NewsHour fan, and invites us to join him for tea.
Feb. 4, 2011
Tens of thousands of protesters convened in Cairo for what was called a "day of departure" for President Hosni Mubarak, but he continues to reject calls to leave office immediately. Writer and blogger Wael Nawara, a key opposition figure, tells Margaret Warner that Mubarak "is putting the country's interests at great risk."
Feb. 3, 2011