Cairo Bureau Chief for @npr

Reporting From Egypt On The Day 'There Was A Rip In The Fabric Of Society'

npr.org — NPR's Leila Fadel has been reporting from Cairo for more than five years. She looks back on that time - from the optimism she arrived with to the massacre that tore Egyptian society apart.

As Egypt's Jails Fill, Growing Fears Of A Rise In Radicalization

npr.org — Enlarge this image In the name of fighting terrorism, authorities in Egypt are jailing people for offenses as small as a Facebook post or being at a protest. In the case of Hossam el-Deen, it was being in the wrong place at the wrong time - when security forces came to arrest a neighbor.

Egyptian Woman Goes From Protests To Pizza After Crackdown

npr.org — An Egyptian activist who once took to the streets to help topple a dictator now works organizing rural women in small business and pizza making. The country is too dangerous for political activism.

Egypt And Turkey: Why A Coup Succeeded In One And Failed In The Other

kpbs.org — Three years ago, Egypt's military carried out a swift and successful coup, ousting a conservative Muslim ruler and party that had been elected. A part of Turkey's armed forces attempted a very similar overthrow on July 15. In both countries, the two most populous in the region, democracy suffered a setback in the wake of the military actions.

Egypt And Turkey: Why A Coup Succeeded In One And Failed In The Other

npr.org — Three years ago, Egypt's military carried out a swift and successful coup, ousting a conservative Muslim ruler and party that had been elected. A part of Turkey's armed forces attempted a very similar overthrow on July 15. In both countries, the two most populous in the region, democracy suffered a setback in the wake of the military actions.

Fear Grips Turkey Amid Government Crackdown After Failed Coup

wksu.org — Turks survived a chaotic and bloody attempted military takeover on Friday that left more than 260 dead. Since then, the government has suspended thousands of public and private sector employees - everyone from teachers to police officers. Meanwhile, the parliament has ratified a state of emergency that will last up to three months.

Fear Grips Turkey Amid Government Crackdown After Failed Coup

news.wjct.org — Turks survived a chaotic and bloody attempted military takeover on Friday that left more than 260 dead. Since then, the government has suspended thousands of public and private sector employees - everyone from teachers to police officers. Meanwhile, the parliament has ratified a state of emergency that will last up to three months.

Fear Grips Turkey Amid Government Crackdown After Failed Coup

kpbs.org — Turks survived a chaotic and bloody attempted military takeover on Friday that left more than 260 dead. Since then, the government has suspended thousands of public and private sector employees - everyone from teachers to police officers. Meanwhile, the parliament has ratified a state of emergency that will last up to three months.

Fear Grips Turkey Amid Government Crackdown After Failed Coup

npr.org — Turks survived a chaotic and bloody attempted military takeover on Friday that left more than 260 dead. Since then, the government has suspended thousands of public and private sector employees - everyone from teachers to police officers. Meanwhile, the parliament has ratified a state of emergency that will last up to three months.

Turkey's Post-Coup-Attempt Purge Widens As Arrests And Firings Grow

news.wjct.org — Turkey's government says it is removing from government institutions anyone it considers loyal to Fethullah Gulen, an elderly Turkish cleric who has been living in eastern Pennsylvania since the late 1990s. Turkish officials are blaming Gulen, who has a large following inside and outside Turkey, for a failed coup last Friday, an accusation Gulen denies.
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Sep 20, 2016

RT @Eljarh: My friend commenting on Serraj representing #Libya at the UN #GeneralAssembly "He is like a president without a country to rule"

Sep 19, 2016

RT @cjchivers: Will the government(s) that shipped this machine gun into the Middle East please stand up.  https://twitter.com/towersight/status/777970829154017280 

Sep 19, 2016

RT @SherineT: UN human rights chief calls out states failure. Receives standing ovation by civil society at #UNGA71  https://twitter.com/oxfam/status/777859151317925888 

Sep 19, 2016

RT @MorningEdition: We still don't know what the motive may have been or whether the incidents are connected.  http://n.pr/2d1WQHT  https://t.co/Lz7LaIF58m

Sep 19, 2016

RT @AymanM: The @FBI issues "armed and dangerous" wanted poster for 28 year old, Afghan born Ahmad Khan Rahami, in connection with NY/NJ explosions

Sep 19, 2016

RT @ionacraig: Saudi Arabia appears to be using U.S.-supplied white phosphorus in its war in Yemen  http://wpo.st/Z5az1 

Sep 17, 2016

Crackdown on civil society in #Egypt grows, including asset freezes of top human rights defenders.  https://twitter.com/hebamorayef/status/777114384976011264 


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