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.
Over three days of fighting, 44 Palestinians were killed, including 15 children and four women, and 311 were wounded, the Palestinian Health Ministry said.
Critics of the move say that the houseboats are an important part of Cairo’s cultural heritage that should be preserved.
Thousands of tourists from Ukraine and Russia are stuck in popular destinations around the world as many countries suspended air traffic with Russia or banned Russian aircrafts from flying over its territory.
An investigation into the Ethiopian conflict reveals that all sides have violated human rights. Also, Nicaragua gets ready for for presidential elections. And, Eswatini comes to an agreement with South Africa for national dialogue to bring an end to unrest in the country.
Egypt's new amendments to its national terrorism law will reinstate military powers that curtail human rights and free speech. Mai El-Sadany, the legal director at the Tahrir Institute of Middle East Policy in Washington discusses the development with The World's host Marco Werman.
Egypt has ended its state of emergency after four years. Samer Shehata, professor of Middle East studies at the University of Oklahoma, tells The World's Marco Werman that the move is geared more toward the international community than Egyptian citizens.
A network outage across Iran — believe to be a cyberattack — has shut down a government system that manages fuel subsidies. Also, protesters burn tires and block roads a day after a military coup in Sudan. And, Egypt ends its state of emergency after four years.
More than 200 people die from flooding in Nepal, while dozens remain missing. Also, Ethiopian government forces conduct airstrikes on the Tigray regional capital of Mekele. And, a popular Russian newspaper shuts down in Belarus after authorities arrest a member of its staff there.
Egypt agrees to a deal to release the impounded Ever Given container ship blocking the Suez Canal. And, a ransomware attack has affected hundreds of companies worldwide. Plus, supporters of former South African President Jacob Zuma have surrounded his home as a human shield to prevent his arrest.
El Salvador becomes first country to approve bitcoin as a legal currency. And, US President Joe Biden begins the first overseas trip of his term in the UK, hoping to repair relations with Europe. Also, Nicaragua's National Police continues arrests of potential challengers for the upcoming November presidential elections.