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The global meltdown (and a few pirates) squeeze an Egyptian cash cow.
The illicit trafficking of human organs is stirring debate over how to keep the needy from selling their livers and kidneys.
One man’s mission to sustain life in the middle of Egypt's vast desert.
The semi-autonomous Bedouin tribes of the Sinai are railing against efforts by Cairo to rein them in.
The residents of Garbage City, who earn a living picking scraps from the city's biggest dump, are also feeling the pinch of the global economic downturn.
The average Egyptian spends no more than 11 "pounds" a day, barely enough to feed an average American.
A Red Sea resort town has seen many conferences, but can this one make a difference for Gaza?
How shoddy building practices endanger Cairo’s poor.
Aging president Hosni Mubarak is no closer to revealing his country's political future.
The capital's largest zoo, already scandal-tainted, offers patrons a dubious $2 thrill: time inside the cage.
The Israeli bombardment simply slowed the flood of goods — and sometimes weapons — into Gaza.
Innocents in Israeli-Palestinian conflict may suffer for years to come.
Economic hardships in Egypt force many Iraqi refugees to return home.
Supply problems, price drops, profiteering ... in Gaza, it's business as usual.
As the withdrawal continues, and aid flows, a town suffers anew.
But Hamas says no deal until crippling blockade ends.
The shrill, cracking sound of the Israeli air strikes is more frightening at night.
The Mubarak government is orchestrating talks with all sides to find a new agreement.
What does the "Arab street" think of Obama? Enter Mostafa's barbershop.
Egypt allows medical aid into Gaza and the injured out, but also has a heavy troop presence to patrol for Palestinian refugees.