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Middle East Correspondent — Wall Street Journal

@WSJ Middle East and North Africa Correspondent based in Cairo. Formerly criminal justice reporter in NYC. Follow me on Instagram http://Instagram.com/tamerelg

Islamic State Affiliate Claims It Destroyed Egyptian Navy Ship

wsj.com — CAIRO-Militants loyal to Islamic State claimed on Thursday that they used a guided rocket to destroy an Egyptian Navy vessel, capping a recent escalation in the frequency and sophistication of insurgent attacks in Egypt during Ramadan.
Jul 16, 2015

Egyptian militants linked to #IS claim missile attack on navy ship, a significant step-up in sophistication if true: wsj.com/articles/islam…

Jul 16, 2015

Islamic State Affiliate In Egypt caps a Ramadan of increased activity with missile attack on Navy frigate wsj.com/articles/islam…

Jul 16, 2015

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Conflict in Gaza Takes Toll on the Young

wsj.com — BEIT LAHIYA, Gaza Strip-Mostafa Masood doesn't remember much about the Israeli strike a week ago that left him with severe burns and shrapnel wounds in both legs. The blast knocked him unconscious as he sat with a cousin outside his home on a sweltering evening.
Jul 08, 2015

A year after the last Gaza war, these are the victims who I can't forget wsj.com/articles/israe…

Jul 09, 2015

RT @TamerELG: A year after the last Gaza war, these are the victims who I can't forget wsj.com/articles/israe…

Jul 09, 2015

RT @TamerELG: A year after the last Gaza war, these are the victims who I can't forget wsj.com/articles/israe…

Islamic State Offshoot Entrenches in Egypt’s Sinai Peninsula

wsj.com — Sparsely populated desert bordering Israel is one of Middle East's most sensitive regions CAIRO-Before Islamist militants attacked the Sinai town of Sheikh Zuweid last week, they smothered it with largess. A local group that claims allegiance to Islamic State handed out flour to help relieve food shortages during frequent clampdowns by the military over the last two years.
Jul 08, 2015

RT @DaliaEzzat_: Already marginalized by the state, the rise of IS in Sinai has caught the local population in a bind: wsj.com/articles/islam…

Jul 08, 2015

RT @DaliaEzzat_: "The military has never officially acknowledged civilian deaths [in Sinai], but only says it tries to minimize them": wsj.com/articles/islam…

Jul 09, 2015

"Before Islamist militants attacked the Sinai town of Sheikh Zuweid last week, they smothered it with largess." wsj.com/articles/islam…

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Egypt Says Its Forces Killed Scores of Militants in Sinai Battle

wsj.com — Egyptian military claims success in strikes against retreating Sinai Province fighters CAIRO-Egypt's military said Friday its warplanes and helicopters killed 70 militants in two days of airstrikes against Islamic State's affiliate in the northern Sinai Peninsula.

Tunisia Gunman Openly Expressed Admiration for Violent Extremists

wsj.com — KAIROUAN, Tunisia-To his family, Seifeddine Rezgui represented hope for the reversal of a cycle of poverty and misfortune, with the 23-year-old pursuing a higher degree in technical engineering. But for his peers at Kairouan University, he was a troubling presence on campus, eagerly espousing radical beliefs. "He wasn't one of the...
Jun 30, 2015

.@TamerELG's portrait of the Tunisia killer is far more complicated than whether he was ISIS wsj.com/articles/tunis…

Jul 01, 2015

Tunisia Gunman Openly Admired Extremists. Good profile on gunman + post revolution mistakes that saw jihadis flourish wsj.com/articles/tunis…

Jul 01, 2015

RT @DaliaEzzat_: .@TamerELG & @Radaddala speak to the family of the man who carried out the Sousse attack wsj.com/articles/tunis… http://t.c…

Jul 01, 2015

RT @evanchill: .@TamerELG's portrait of the Tunisia killer is far more complicated than whether he was ISIS wsj.com/articles/tunis…

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27 killed in attacks on Tunisian hotels

marketwatch.com — At least 27 people were killed when gunmen stormed two hotels in the Tunisian coastal city of Sousse on Friday, the country's interior ministry said. An unknown number of gunmen targeted hotels in Kantaoui, an area popular with tourists that sits on the Mediterranean Sea, according to state media.

Egypt court upholds death sentence for former President Morsi

marketwatch.com — An Egyptian court upheld a death sentence against former President Mohammed Morsi on Tuesday. The decision came the month after the court issued a preliminary death sentence for Morsi, a senior member of the Islamist Muslim Brotherhood party and Egypt's first democratically elected president, finding him guilty of a 2011 prison break.

Egyptian Court Upholds Death Sentence for Former President Mohammed Morsi

wsj.com — Court also finds Islamist former leader guilty of espionage during his time in office CAIRO-An Egyptian court upheld a death sentence against former President Mohammed Morsi on Tuesday. The decision came the month after the court issued a preliminary death sentence for Mr. Morsi, a senior member of the Islamist Muslim Brotherhood party and Egypt's first democratically elected president, finding him guilty of a 2011 prison break....
Jun 16, 2015

RT @WSJ: Egypt court upholds death sentence for former President Mohammed Morsi on.wsj.com/1LdZX9G

Jun 16, 2015

RT @WSJ: Egypt court upholds death sentence for former President Mohammed Morsi on.wsj.com/1LdZX9G

Jun 16, 2015

Egyptian court upholds death sentence for former President Mohammed Morsi on.wsj.com/1Gq2JaT

Jun 16, 2015

#Egypt's top court upholds death penalty for toppled Pres. Morsi, while also issuing life imprisonment on espionage: on.wsj.com/1Gq2JaT

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Deposed Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi Sentenced to Life in Prison

wsj.com — Court finds Islamist former leader guilty of espionage during his time in office CAIRO-An Egyptian court on Tuesday sentenced former President Mohammed Morsi to life in prison after finding him guilty of espionage during his time in office.

Muslim Brotherhood Leaders Arrested in Cairo

wsj.com — Mahmoud Ghozlan and Abdul Rahman al Barr were detained late on Monday CAIRO-Two senior members of the Muslim Brotherhood were arrested by Egyptian authorities in the most high-profile recent detentions of its leadership, the group said on Tuesday. Mahmoud Ghozlan and Abdul Rahman al Barr were detained late on Monday after...
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Jul 30, 2015

RT @Beltrew: Mohamed Fahmy just announced he finally married his fiance Marwa - fearing he would be sent back to jail today #AlJazeeraTrial #Egypt

Jul 30, 2015

A singular cruelty of Egyptian justice system: not giving defendants whose fates hang in the balance any official word that court postponed

Jul 30, 2015

RT @Gerard_Steeghs: Postponement verdict #AJTrial till 8 August confirmed. Turning around and going back to the office...

Jul 30, 2015

RT @_Ms_R: "I'm disappointed, how could they postpone a very important hearing like this" says @Bahrooz outside Tora prison.

Jul 30, 2015

RT @jgulhane: .@Bahrooz saying no session today. No other info."Really disappointed" - didn't inform the lawyers. #Egypt #AJretrial pic.twitter.com/wYZDcjfSRx

Jul 30, 2015

RT @katebt3000: .@bahrooz says he's afraid to leave without official confirmation in case he's convicted in absentia like @alaa #ajretrial

Jul 30, 2015

Police officer informs us gathered media that the verdict has been postponed to August 8th. He didn't know the reason.

Jul 30, 2015

Word on the street is the Al Jazeera trial verdict will be postponed because the judge has fallen ill.

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