Egpyt

  • April 28, 2017  

    Security was on high alert across Cairo as Pope Francis arrived for meetings with President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi and the leader of Egypt’s Coptic Christians and a peace conference for Christians and Muslims. Just three weeks ago, 45 people died when the Islamic State militant group bombed churches on Palm Sunday. Hari Sreenivasan talks to Tarek Masoud of Harvard University. Continue reading

  • April 10, 2017  

    In our news wrap Monday, Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley is resigning amid allegations he used state resources to hids a romantic affair with an aide. Also, a state of emergency has gone into effect in Egypt after a suicide bombing Sunday that left at least 45 people dead. Continue reading

  • Supporters of Egypt's President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi gather outside the White House prior to his arrival for a meeting with U.S. President Donald Trump in Washington, U.S., April 3, 2017. REUTERS/Carlos Barria FOR EDITORIAL USE ONLY. NO RESALES. NO ARCHIVES - RTX33VXX
    April 3, 2017  

    President Trump did something on Monday that his predecessor never did: welcome Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi to the White House. Chief foreign affairs correspondent Margaret Warner reports, while John Yang talks to Michele Dunne of the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace about the Trump administration deemphasizing human rights concerns to reboot the Egypt relationship. Continue reading

  • January 27, 2011  

    In Egypt, demonstrations stretched into a third day as protesters called on President Hosni Mubarak to step down. In Yemen, thousands took to the streets in Sanaa to call for the ouster of their president. Jonathan Rugman of Independent Television News reports from Cairo on the wave of unrest in the Middle East. Continue reading

  • July 30, 1996   BY  

    Mohamed Hosni Mubarak was born on May 4, 1928, in the village of Kafr- El Meselha in the Nile river Delta province of Menoufiya, one of the five children of an inspector of the ministry of justice. Continue reading