Hip-hop has taken root in Egypt. Authorities are trying to suppress it. But the raw power of the music may be unstoppable. Yasmine el Rashidi, author of "Laughter in the Dark: Egypt to the Tune of Change," tells host Marco Werman how young Egyptians are pushing hip-hop to the limit.
Who is General Sisi? And what are the Obama administration's policy options for Egypt in perpetual crisis? The World's host Carol Hills speaks with Robert Springborg from the Naval Postgraduate School, and Leslie Gelb of the Council on Foreign Relations.
BBC journalist Shaimaa Khalil went back to her homeland, Egypt, to document the changes that occurred after the revolution. Her six-part series, "Egypt's challenge" describes the transformations her country is going through.
Egyptians over the weekend cast ballots in a two-part referendum on its proposed new constitution. But protests, meanwhile continue, with protesters for and against the constitution taking to the street. It's gotten to the point where business officials say its cutting into their profits.
On the eve of a referendum on a controversial new constitution for Egypt, tensions are high across the country.
Egypt's efforts to forge a new constitution have largely been stymied to date. The first version was thrown out by the courts as not reflective of the country's diversity. Now, a new assembly is trying to write a new one, but encountering resistance from Egyptians who don't like what's in this latest document.
With the Muslim holy month of Ramadan in full swing, Egypt is particularly quiet during the day time. That's given Egypt's Christians time to have the country's beaches to themselves.
In the Egyptian coastal city of Alexandria, the beaches are largely empty, because Muslims are observing the first day of Ramadan. But there is one group that's enjoying the sun and waves -- Egyptian Christians.
A former CIA operative is appealing her conviction in absentia in Italian court for the role she played -- or didn't play, she says -- in the extraordinary rendition of Abu Omar from Italy to Egypt, where he says he was tortured.
As the democratic process in Egypt winds up, Coptic Christians find themselves facing a number of restrictions and proclamations that would leave them with fewer rights than they already have. They're worried that the newly empowered Islamists will force them to pay special taxes or wear veils not called for by their religion.
Coptic Christians in Egypt had a degree of protection during the reign of Hosni Mubarak, but now that Islamist parties dominate the new parliament, Egypt's Copts are feeling increasingly vulnerable.