Egyptians celebrate in Cairo’s Tahrir Square (Photo credit: KHALED DESOUKI/AFP/GettyImages)

Opinion: President Obama Supports Egypt’s President-elect Mohammed Morsi

President Barack Obama called Mohammed Morsi, Egypt’s president-elect, to congratulate him on winning the historic democratic election.


Egyptian anti-government protesters shout slogans as they march in the coastal city of Alexandria on February 11, 2011.

Tech Report: Arab Spring A Hot Topic At Middle East Technology Conference

KCBS Technology Analyst Larry Magid looks at what is of interest to many in the Middle East at a technology conference in Qatar.


Visitors walk on a road containing bars and shops at dusk in Naama Bay. (Photo by Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images)

Bay Area Women Taken Hostage In Egypt Recount Ordeal

Their kidnappers gave them tea and dried fruit, and talked about religion and tribal rights. The Bay Area women were allowed to bring their Egyptian tour guide with them. One even put out his cigarette in the car when a hostage said the smoke was bothering her. The women abducted for several hours Friday by armed Bedouin tribesmen in Egypt’s Sinai Peninsula hesitated to call the men “captors,” saying that the kidnappers were kind, polite and hospitable.


CBS News Correspondent Lara Logan in Tahrir Square moments before she was attacked on Feb. 11, 2011.  (CBS)

CBS News’ Lara Logan Assaulted During Egypt Protests

CBS News Chief Foreign Correspondent Separated From Her Crew And Brutally Assaulted on Day Mubarak Stepped Down.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–02/15/2011

Google executive Wael Ghonim (Facebook)

Google ‘Very Proud’ Of Exec Who Helped Lead Egypt Protests

Abandoning an earlier policy of diplomatic restraint, the CEO of Google said the company is “very, very proud” of Egyptian employee Wael Ghonim, who organized protests in Egypt and was thrown in jail there.

CBS San Francisco–02/15/2011

Hosni Mubarak, Egypt

Bay Area Scholars Hail Mubarak Decision To Step Down

The resignation of Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak Friday was considered a favorable action by several Bay Area professors and residents who have been affected by recent events in the Middle East.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–02/11/2011

US Ambassador to the United Nations Susan Rice (AP)

Egypt Dominates UN Ambassador’s Twitter Town Hall In San Francisco

The question of who would come to power in Egypt once President Hosni Mubarak resigns dominated a global town hall meeting held Thursday by the U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations, Susan Rice.


Google executive Wael Ghonim (Facebook)

Google Executive Freed After 12 Days Blindfolded In Egypt

Google Inc. said Monday that its marketing manager has been released in Egypt after being detained during anti-government protests two weeks ago.


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San Francisco TV Station Gives Viewers Front Seat To Egypt Turmoil

San Francisco-based Link TV is giving its audience a broad view of events unfolding in Egypt, as Al Jazeera English language broadcasts have been bumped from about 30 minutes each day to a full 12 hours.


People demonstrate in support of the Egyptian people's protests against the regime of President Hosni Mubarak in front of the Egyptian embassy in Washington on January 29, 2011 (photo: NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/Getty Images)

More Than 30 UC Associates Evacuated Amid Egypt Unrest

Since the U.S. State Department issued a travel advisory for U.S. citizens traveling in Egypt, which remains in a tumultuous period of political instability, 19 University of California students and at least 13 other adults have been transported from the country.

CBS San Francisco–02/02/2011