As reaction to President Obama’s address in Cairo continues to filter in, analysts consider what the lasting effect Thursday’s speech may have on U.S. policy and global attitudes. Continue reading
Many American Muslims watched Thursday’s address by President Obama with keen interest, seeing it as both a major moment for U.S. policy as well as a call for Muslims to reflect on their beliefs and the governments of the Middle East. Continue reading
President Obama met with Saudi Arabia’s King Abdullah Wednesday ahead of his speech in Egypt aimed at improving relations with the Muslim world. Ray Suarez reports. Continue reading
Musician Fathy Salama started playing piano in Cairo jazz clubs at age 13, and has since been recognized for his combinations of traditional Arab music and jazz, winning a 2005 Grammy award for his collaboration with Youssou N’Dour on the “Egypt” album. Salama discusses his music and participation in the Arabesque festival. Continue reading
A multimedia artist, jewelry maker, and dancer from Egypt talk about their work and how they incorporate influences from their time in Cairo into their art forms. Jeffrey Brown continues his series on the Kennedy Center’s Arabesque arts festival. Continue reading
On Thursday’s NewsHour, Jeffrey Brown reports on three artists from Cairo with their own perspectives on the fascinating city he visited earlier this year: jewelry maker Azza Fahmy, conceptual artist Lara Baladi and dancer and choreographer Karima Mansour.