Leila Fadel appears in the following:
Friday, July 24, 2015
Egypt has intensified its military response against insurgents who've pledged allegiance to the so-called Islamic State. But some warn that the government's crackdown is creating more extremists.
Tuesday, July 21, 2015
Egyptian photojournalist Mahmoud Abou Zeid has been behind bars for 705 days without charge. He was arrested in 2013 while taking photos at a protest in Cairo.
Monday, July 13, 2015
The international film star, best known for Doctor Zhivago and Lawrence Of Arabia, represented a bygone era for many Egyptians — though not many could get to his funeral on Sunday.
Sunday, July 12, 2015
It's not easy being a journalist in Egypt. The government sometimes tries to control the words reporters use, and new legislation could carry fines or jail time for contradicting the state.
Saturday, July 11, 2015
A split has sharpened in the Muslim Brotherhood. Some members are calling for violence against the state after Egyptian security forces killed nine people in the outlawed group.
Friday, June 26, 2015
The soap opera features an Egyptian Muslim army officer in love with an Egyptian Jewish woman. It's airing daily during Ramadan and is proving both popular and controversial.
Friday, June 19, 2015
A family and a smuggler talk about how the smuggling market works on the Egyptian coast. It can run up to $5,000 a person, but kids go for free.
Thursday, June 11, 2015
Egyptian activists disappeared in years past and now it's happening again, according to human rights groups. They are again blaming the security forces, who have been cracking down on dissent.
Monday, June 08, 2015
A Syrian family in Egypt describes how they arrange to send their children with smugglers across the sea to Europe.
Thursday, June 04, 2015
An Egyptian fisherman describes his low-level but profitable roll in the migrant smuggling business. He helps place desperate Syrians on boats to Europe.
Saturday, May 30, 2015
Mecca is the destination for Muslim pilgrims. To house the millions of worshippers, massive hotels are rising at a furious pace, upsetting those seeking to protect the city's traditional architecture.
Friday, May 22, 2015
A suicide bomber killed several people in a Shiite mosque in Saudi Arabia Friday, raising fears of anti-Shiite violence there.
Saturday, May 09, 2015
Saudi Arabia's Shiite Muslim minority rose up four years ago to demand equal rights. Now it's even more marginalized, as the Sunni government wages war against Shiite fighters in neighboring Yemen.
Thursday, April 30, 2015
Saudi Arabia's King Salman shook up the monarchy on Wednesday. According to a royal decree, the king's nephew takes over as crown prince, and the king's young son becomes deputy crown prince.
Wednesday, April 29, 2015
Saudi Arabia's new monarch announced a major overhaul in the kingdom's line of succession Wednesday.
Thursday, April 23, 2015
Shortly after Saudi Arabia announced the end of the air campaign, airstrikes resumed in several parts of Yemen. On the ground, factions continue to battle as the Houthis push for more territory.
Wednesday, April 22, 2015
Saudi Arabia says the air campaign against Houthi rebels is ending, but the conflict may be far from over. Militiamen in the south said they will keep fighting until they rid the area of Houthis.
Tuesday, April 21, 2015
Saudi Arabia announced a major down-scaling of its airstrikes against Houthi rebels in Yemen Tuesday, which occurred for nearly four weeks.
Monday, April 20, 2015
Much of the world is skeptical about the wisdom of the bombing raids in Yemen. But Saudis are rallying around their new king, Salman, and his son, the defense minister.
Friday, April 10, 2015
A coalition led by Saudi Arabia, with U.S. support, has been carrying out airstrikes in Yemen against rebels. At the same time, the rebels, called Houthis, are battling their opponents in the streets.