KCBS Technology Analyst Larry Magid looks at what is of interest to many in the Middle East at a technology conference in Qatar.
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 Chief Foreign Correspondent Separated From Her Crew And Brutally Assaulted on Day Mubarak Stepped Down.
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.
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.
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 Inc. said Monday that its marketing manager has been released in Egypt after being detained during anti-government protests two weeks ago.
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.
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.
Google said one of its Middle East managers has gone missing in Cairo, where violent protests against the ruling regime have embroiled Egypt’s capital for the past week.