Cairo Bureau Chief for @npr

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.

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

wksu.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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Aug 25, 2016

One of my last stories from Egypt. This one on the prisons: mistreatment and humiliation lead to violent extremism  https://n.pr/2bvaIMw 

Aug 23, 2016

RT @HannahAllam: Statement from family of #KhalidJabara on murder & hate crime charges against neighbor Stanley Vernon Majors. https://t.co

Aug 09, 2016

An incredible hire for the @washingtonpost, he reports w/ humanity, nuance & depth in an often misunderstood region  https://twitter.com/kfahim/status/763056506078134276 

Aug 05, 2016

@lobna Hey Lobna. Trying to get in touch. Can you DM me?

Jul 28, 2016

RT @kfahim: “They go because of poverty." Afghan families in Herat on desperation driving young men to Syria.  http://nyti.ms/2aM01Ti  @SergeyPonomarev


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