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Usually in Cairo, Egypt
Middle East and North Africa Correspondent — Wall Street Journal

@WSJ Middle East and North Africa Correspondent. Formerly a criminal justice reporter in NYC. NY Giants apologist. Instagram Instagram.com/tamerelg

Egyptian Journalists Increase Protest of Government Crackdown

Egyptian Journalists Increase Protest of Government Crackdown
wsj.com — News Corp is a network of leading companies in the worlds of diversified media, news, education, and information services. Union threatens strike after raid and reporters' arrests, wants dismissal of Sisi's interior minister CAIRO-Egypt's journalists union demanded an apology Wednesday from President Abdel Fattah Al Sisi and reiterated a call for his interior minister's dismissal following a police raid on union headquarters Saturday.

Big Chinese Developer Pushes Overseas Ambitions With Egypt Project

Big Chinese Developer Pushes Overseas Ambitions With Egypt Project
wsj.com — News Corp is a network of leading companies in the worlds of diversified media, news, education, and information services. Deal to build new capital near Cairo is part of Beijing's plans to boost business in emerging markets CAIRO-When President Abdel Fattah Al Sisi announced an ambitious plan to build a new administrative and business capitol for Egypt on 270 square miles of desert land, many were understandably skeptical about the $45 billion project.

Egypt Journalists’ Arrest Prompts More Calls for Police Reform

Egypt Journalists’ Arrest Prompts More Calls for Police Reform
wsj.com — News Corp is a network of leading companies in the worlds of diversified media, news, education, and information services. Move follows unprecedented raid on a Cairo press union building CAIRO-Egypt's police faced fresh calls for reform Monday following the previous day's unprecedented raid on a Cairo press union building and the arrest of two journalists critical of the government.

Iraq Scrambles to Defend Baghdad

Iraq Scrambles to Defend Baghdad
wsj.com — Iraq's government girded to protect the capital from advancing insurgents, as Iranian security officials said their forces had joined the battle on Baghdad's side and the U.S. weighed military assistance, including airstrikes. Iraq edged closer to all-out sectarian conflict as Kurdish forces took control of a provincial capital in the oil-rich north on Thursday and Sunni militants threatened to march on two cities revered by Shiite...

Egypt’s Sisi Calls for Unity Ahead of More Protests Over Island Deal With Saudi Arabia

Egypt’s Sisi Calls for Unity Ahead of More Protests Over Island Deal With Saudi Arabia
wsj.com — News Corp is a network of leading companies in the worlds of diversified media, news, education, and information services. President urges united stand against 'forces of evil' CAIRO-Egyptian President Abdel Fattah Al Sisi on Sunday urged citizens to stand united against "forces of evil" seeking to destabilize the country, a day before more planned protests against his ceding of two Red Sea islands to Saudi Arabia.

Up to 500 migrants may have drowned in Mediterranean shipwreck

Up to 500 migrants may have drowned in Mediterranean shipwreck
marketwatch.com — CAIRO-Up to 500 migrants were feared dead after their overcrowded boat sank off Libya's coast, the United Nations refugee agency said Wednesday. If the death toll is confirmed, it would be one of the deadliest shipwrecks since Europe's migrant crisis began last year.

Up to 500 Migrants Feared Dead After Boat Sinks off Libyan Coast

Up to 500 Migrants Feared Dead After Boat Sinks off Libyan Coast
wsj.com — CAIRO-Up to 500 migrants are feared dead after their boat sank off the Libyan coast, the United Nations refugee agency said Wednesday. If the death toll is confirmed, the shipwreck would be one of the deadliest since the start of Europe's migrant crisis.​Last April, more than 800 people were killed in a shipwreck in the Mediterranean while...

Thousands Protest Egypt’s Red Sea Island Deal With Saudi Arabia

Thousands Protest Egypt’s Red Sea Island Deal With Saudi Arabia
wsj.com — CAIRO-Thousands of people protested Friday against a controversial agreement that saw Egypt cede control of two Red Sea islands to Saudi Arabia, despite warnings by authorities that such unrest would be met by force.

Pace University Official Arrested for Possessing Child Pornography

Pace University Official Arrested for Possessing Child Pornography
wsj.com — A Pace University official was arrested and charged with possessing child pornography after he allegedly set up a date with a Westchester investigator posing as someone who was interested in swapping pictures of underage children, authorities said Wednesday.

Egypt’s President Defends Saudi Island Deal

Egypt’s President Defends Saudi Island Deal
wsj.com — CAIRO-Egyptian President Abdel Fattah Al Sisi sought Wednesday to quell public outrage over his decision to cede control of two Red Sea islands to Saudi Arabia, saying he hadn't surrendered Egyptian territory but instead restored Saudi's rightful ownership of the land.
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May 05, 2016

RT @jbouie: Nothing entertains me more than watching people clutch their pearls over accurately describing racism. twitter.com/Morning_Joe/st…

May 05, 2016

Intense video clip purports to show gun battle in Iraq in which US soldier died fighting ISIS theguardian.com/us-news/2016/m…

May 05, 2016

Tunisia's press union shows solidarity with Egypt's journalists, will put a spotlight on press restrictions in Egypt english.ahram.org.eg/NewsContent/1/…

May 05, 2016

RT @Dee_Kholaif: Fronts of #Egypt's top private papers which once sang #Sisi praises, today demand his apology for #press union raid https:pic.twitter.com/lT0b94yZuF/t.co/lT0b94yZuF

May 05, 2016

RT @jrakeighley: Coffee is Ethiopia’s top export, but trouble is brewing over who gets Ethiopia’s best beans, by @katherine_dunn https://ttwitter.com/WSJ/status/728…co/p8dc22i9jz

May 05, 2016

RT @LizSly: Many expressed concern for Abdul-Hafidh,14, blinded by an IS bomb. After surgery in Iran he can partially see again https://t.cwashingtonpost.com/news/worldview…/BvSXnHKpou

May 04, 2016

RT @thekarami: Trump's Muslim friends agree with Trump that they should be banned from entering the US. twitter.com/cnn/status/727…


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