Feb 8, 2011

Wael Ghonim Rises to Hero Status in Egypt

Wael Ghonim Rises to Hero Status in Egypt

A 30-year-old Google exec gets huge cheers Tuesday in Tahrir Square.

Feb 18, 2011

Flirting Their Way To Freedom?

Flirting Their Way To Freedom?

Can online dating predict a revolution? One site says yes.

Feb 18, 2011

"Victory March" Protests Test Egypt's Military Rulers

"Victory March" Protests Test Egypt's Military Rulers

A nationwide "victory march" is planned in Egypt to mark the overthrow of Hosni Mubarak's regime, but the scale of the protests could test the military's resolve.

Feb 17, 2011

Missing Egyptians Stir Concerns Over Calls for Change

Missing Egyptians Stir Concerns Over Calls for Change

Even though many Egyptians cheered the military taking over for ousted President Hosni Mubarak, human rights groups say the military has played a role in disappearances and torture over the past three weeks.

Feb 14, 2011

Bay Area Muslims Hope for Domino Effect in the Middle East

Bay Area Muslims Hope for Domino Effect in the Middle East

Journalists say there has never been a more exciting time to cover the Middle East.

May 5, 2011
|
By Sajid Farooq

Wael Ghonim Credits Google for Securing His Freedom

Wael Ghonim Credits Google for Securing His Freedom

Says company's PR campaign got him a get-out-of-jail card.

Feb 14, 2011

Egyptian Army Delivers Ultimatum to Protesters

Egyptian Army Delivers Ultimatum to Protesters

The Egyptian military told protesters to cease and desist further demonstrations or face being arrested.

Feb 13, 2011

Army Takes Control as Egyptians Return to Work

Army Takes Control as Egyptians Return to Work

Egypt's generals are seizing control over the country in the wake of the ouster of President Hosni Mubarak, announcing their intention to ban strikes and crack down on "chaos and disorder."

Feb 11, 2011

Mideast Braces for Egypt Spillover

Mideast Braces for Egypt Spillover

"Egypt is going to have a big, big impact around the region," says Salman Sheik, director of The Brookings Doha Center in Qatar.

Feb 11, 2011

Bay Area Celebrates With Egypt

Bay Area Celebrates With Egypt

Egyptian pride was alive and well in the Bay Area Friday.

Top Stories
Waves Sweep Elderly Couple Into Ocean off Pacifica

Waves Sweep Elderly Couple Into Ocean off Pacifica

U.S. Coast Guard rescuers pulled a man out of the water off Pacifica after he and a woman were swept out to sea Tuesday afternoon. According to witnesses, the woman, dressed in a bathing suit, was wading...

Ex Church Elder Accused of Defrauding Church, Donor of $7.4M

Ex Church Elder Accused of Defrauding Church, Donor of $7.4M

A former elder of a Saratoga church and his wife have been indicted by a federal grand jury in San Jose on charges of defrauding the church and a wealthy foreign donor of $7.4 million.

70 Percent of BART's Cameras Are Decoys, Records Show

70 Percent of BART's Cameras Are Decoys, Records Show

Out of nearly 700 BART cars with cameras on board, 70 percent are decoys, NBC Bay Area has learned. An additional 7 percent are either not working or not active, leaving 23 percent of the agency's surveillance...

VTA, San Jose Consider Tax Measures for November Ballot

VTA, San Jose Consider Tax Measures for November Ballot

Taxpayers in the South Bay are about to be asked to solve a lot of local problems -- with their wallets.

NH Voters Take to Polls in 1st-in-Nation Primary

NH Voters Take to Polls in 1st-in-Nation Primary

New Hampshire on Monday is hosting the first-in-the-nation presidential primary, featuring candidates for the Republican and Democratic nomination. Of the state's 1.33 million residents, more than 870,000...

Suspect in CHP Officer Slashing Pleads Not Guilty

Suspect in CHP Officer Slashing Pleads Not Guilty

A man accused of slashing the throat of a California Highway Patrol officer during a confrontation at a San Francisco homeless encampment last week pleaded not guilty to multiple felony charges Tuesday.