Cairo

  • September 2, 2013  

    Margaret Warner reports from Cairo, where she has been gathering reaction from Egyptians and from around the Mideast on the crisis in Syria. She talks to Jeffrey Brown about the "unanimity" of opposition she’s encountered against a possible U.S. military strike. Continue reading

  • August 30, 2013  

    In other news Friday, thousands of supporters of ousted president Mohammed Morsi marched through Cairo and other Egyptian cities in their largest protest since the military crackdown two weeks ago killed hundreds. Also, San Diego mayor Bob Filner officially stepped down after multiple accusations of sexual harassment of women. Continue reading

  • August 17, 2013   BY News Desk  

      Maria Abi-Habib, roving Middle East correspondent for The Wall Street Journal, joins Hari Sreenivasan from Cairo via Skype. Abi-Habib looks at the growing number of neighborhood civilian “committees” patrolling the streets, a trend born of a lack of confidence … Continue reading

  • August 16, 2013  

    Despite threats of force, thousands of supporters of ousted Egyptian president Mohammed Morsi launched ‘Day of Rage’ rallies in Cairo resulting in violent clashes and a mounting death toll. The fury spilled into the streets of other cities across Egypt, report Johnathan Rugman and Lindsey Hilsum of Independent Television News. Continue reading

  • August 16, 2013  

    It’s ‘all or nothing’ for protesters in Cairo who so far show no signs of backing down despite continued use of force from security forces. Jeffrey Brown is joined by Nancy Youssef of McClatchy Newspapers to discuss how the Muslim Brotherhood is rallying support and Egyptian reaction to the U.S.’s response to the violence. Continue reading

  • August 15, 2013  

    A Cairo mosque was filled with hundreds of bodies after a violent crackdown on pro-Morsi protesters by Egypt’s interim government. Independent Television News correspondent Jonathan Rugman reports on the palpable grief and pockets of continuing violence — including torched government buildings — as Egyptians try to regroup. Continue reading

  • August 14, 2013  

    Jeffrey Brown talks to Michael Giglio of Newsweek from Cairo about the scene at the frontlines of the bloody crackdown and his experience of being detained and beaten by Egyptian security forces, and NewsHour’s Margaret Warner and Nathan Brown of George Washington University offer analysis on abandoned negotiation efforts. Continue reading

  • August 14, 2013  

    Gunfire and tear gas filled the streets of Cairo, which took on the sights and sounds of a war zone. As warned, security forces swept pro-Morsi protesters in attempt to break a standoff. More than 200 people died and the interim government declared a state of emergency as violence ripples across Egypt. Jeffrey Brown reports. Continue reading

  • July 29, 2013  

    In other news Monday, a series of 18 car bombs were detonated at rush hour in Iraq, targeting mostly Shiite districts of Baghdad. At least 58 were killed, adding to the death toll of nearly 700 so far in July. Also, Europe’s top diplomat arrived in Egypt, where at least 83 pro-Morsi protesters were killed at a sit-in Saturday. Continue reading

  • July 5, 2013  

    In Egypt’s streets, with crowds of protesters in the hundreds of thousands, violent confrontations broke out between supporters and detractors of ousted President Mohammed Morsi. Margaret Warner has an update on conflict over the military’s involvement in Egyptian politics. Continue reading