| Mar 7, 2011
| 4:01 PM
Yasmin Nouh had never felt ashamed of her Egyptian heritage until she came to Al-diwan, a language institute in Cairo, to study Arabic for four months.
Three months into her stay, Nouh was mugged and had her purse stolen. Less than a month later, someone...
| Mar 13, 2011
The Rise and Fall of Ancient Egypt
Random House: 615 pp., $35
Published barely a month after Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak was forced to resign, Toby Wilkinson's magisterial "The Rise and Fall of Ancient Egypt" has a news hook that...
| Mar 26, 2011
| 5:45 PM
A Corona del Mar couple's 10th church visit to Egypt in the past dozen years put them in the center of a storm now being called the 2011 Egyptian Revolution.
But Monica Moore and Dave Fish said they never feared for their safety as they watched events...
| Apr 17, 2011
The eyes of the world are on the battle for Libya. It's undeniably a compelling drama: Spirited but untrained rebels, plus NATO airstrikes, pitted against an eccentric dictator with a cinematic wardrobe.
But it's the wrong drama to worry about. The...
| Jan 24, 2011
| 10:11 PM
So, just how much of the Internet do we inhabit? Well, in addition to this blog, some of the other places we hang out in cyberspace include on SteveAndJohnnie.com, on Facebook, on Twitter, on the SteveAndJohnnieShow's Channel on YouTube, on our Yahoo...
| Jan 29, 2011
| 7:22 PM
Surrounded by several hundred fellow protesters along North Michigan Avenue Saturday, Ayman Hamed shouted slogans against Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak until he was hoarse.
“I wish I could be in Egypt right now,” Hamed said, as the...
| Jan 29, 2011
Protesters in San Francisco showed solidarity Saturday for the people of Egypt and demanded the Egyptian president step down.
Among the protesters were four Sacramento residents who have family in Egypt. Sarah Moussa says she hopes her Egyptian family...
| Jan 30, 2011
| 2:42 PM
The University of Notre Dame is working to evacuate 12 students studying at the American University of Cairo.
A spokesperson says even though the government shut down cell phone and internet use, the students were allowed to use landlines yesterday to...
| Jan 31, 2011
| 11:08 AM
Officials on Cyprus say a chartered flight evacuating U.S. citizens out of Egypt is expected to arrive soon on the island.
Countries sent planes Monday to evacuate their citizens from the unrest in Egypt, where rioters are threatening to overturn the...
| Jan 31, 2011
| 9:48 PM
Editor's note: This corrects the color in "Metalphor."
Councilman Keith Curry seems a bit bewildered by the controversy generated by his efforts to get a privately funded bronze statue of President Ronald Reagan placed in Newport Beach's new Civic...
| Feb 3, 2011
| 3:36 AM
CNN has released video of the attack on correspondent Anderson Cooper and his crew in Cairo when they were ambushed by supporters of embattled President Hosni Mubarak.
The video, which is incredibly shaky, shows Cooper and his production team under...