Egypt

Egyptian Protests

Egyptian Americans Here Elated As Mubarak Steps Aside

Observers of the revolution in Cairo had been on an emotional rollercoaster for the past few weeks, before the positive news finally came on Friday.

02/11/2011

Egyptian Protests

NU Prof: Unrest In Egypt May Soon Spread

A Northwestern University professor is monitoring Facebook posts, as protesters in Egypt decide what’s next, and many in other Middle Eastern and North African countries decide if they should be next.

CBS Chicago–02/11/2011

Amina Sharif of the Council on American Islamic Relations.

Egypt Observers Disappointed In Mubarak Stalemate

Advocates for a new government in Egypt watched Thursday as President Hosni Mubarak said he won’t step down anytime soon.

02/10/2011

Demonstrators protest outside the Consulate General of Egypt in Chicago, Saturday, Jan. 29, 2011. Thousands in Egypt have been protesting for five days in a rejection of President Hosni Mubarak. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)

Protesters Bring Egyptian Crisis To Mag Mile

About 500 protesters brought the crisis in Egypt to the Magnificent Mile, staging an hour-long protest Friday in which they called for free and fair elections.

WBBM Newsradio–02/04/2011

Gas Prices

Crisis In Egypt Could Affect Gas Prices

The growing instability roiling the Middle East could drive up the price of gas in this country, a Chicago energy expert says.

WBBM Newsradio–01/31/2011

Members of the Egypt's President Hosni Mubarak Republican Guard deploy outside the national television building in Cairo. (KHALED DESOUKI/AFP/Getty Images)

Former Medill Student On Front Lines In Egypt

A student at the Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University is finding herself right in the middle of the uprising in Egypt.

CBS Chicago–01/31/2011

Demonstrators protest outside the Consulate General of Egypt in Chicago, Saturday, Jan. 29, 2011. Thousands in Egypt have been protesting for five days in a rejection of President Hosni Mubarak. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)

Protests To Resume At Egyptian Consulate

In just a few hours, pro-democracy demonstrators will picket the Egyptian Consulate.

CBS Chicago–01/31/2011

600 Protesters Demonstrate Outside Egyptian Consulate In Chicago

Chicagoans Picket Egyptian Consulate

While people continue to protest in the streets of Egypt, hundreds of Chicagoans were rallying outside of the Egyptian consulate in Chicago Saturday afternoon.

CBS Chicago–01/29/2011

Members of the Egypt's President Hosni Mubarak Republican Guard deploy outside the national television building in Cairo. (KHALED DESOUKI/AFP/Getty Images)

Chicagoans With Egyptian Ties Watch The Unrest In Cairo

CBS 2 spoke with Egyptian Americans about the uprising in their restrictive home country.

01/28/2011

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