June 16, 2012 The choice reflects the deep divisions in the country that has been unsettled since its revolution last year. The voting began smoothly with long lines reported at some polling stations in Cairo. Some 50 million Egyptians are eligible to vote Saturday and Sunday.
June 11, 2012 A spokesman for Egypt's interior ministry tells CNN that the former president is in a "full coma." The BBC, however, says it's been told Mubarak is not in a coma. Rumors about the severity of his problems continue to swirl.
May 25, 2012 As officials count ballots from this week's first-ever free presidential election, the Muslim Brotherhood is claiming its candidate got the most votes and will be in a runoff next month against ousted President Hosni Mubarak's last prime minister.
February 23, 2012 Seasoned combat reporters gathered in Tripoli on Wednesday to honor Marie Colvin, a friend and fellow journalist who was killed earlier that day in Syria. And they remembered others who have died.
February 21, 2012 "Danny Vampire" fought for freedom. But now, he says: "Tunisia had an election, Egypt had an election. And Libya? No." What's more, he sees just as much corruption now as before.
February 19, 2012 Reporting from Libya, NPR's Andy Carvin pays his respects to a friend he knew only through the Internet.
February 18, 2012 Libyans in Benghazi might have unexpectedly created their first Independence Day parade.
January 27, 2012 A Morning Edition report said that the Arab Spring "uprising" in Bahrain has "definitely failed." Yet, unrest continues. So is the "revolution" over? Or are reports of its death greatly exaggerated? The newsroom is divided. Join the discussion.
January 10, 2012 In the first hour of Talk of the Nation, the role of fact checkers, and Robert Redford talks about this year's Sundance film festival. In the second hour, the future of the Arab Spring, and actress Tilda Swinton talks about her role in We Need To Talk About Kevin.