Chicagoans with ties to Cairo celebrate when the president of Egypt agrees to resign power after several days of protests.
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.
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.
Advocates for a new government in Egypt watched Thursday as President Hosni Mubarak said he won’t step down anytime soon.
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.
The growing instability roiling the Middle East could drive up the price of gas in this country, a Chicago energy expert says.
A student at the Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University is finding herself right in the middle of the uprising in Egypt.
In just a few hours, pro-democracy demonstrators will picket the 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 2 spoke with Egyptian Americans about the uprising in their restrictive home country.