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Mohamed Khairat

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Cairo, Egypt
Chief Editor, Egyptian Streets

Founder of @EgyptianStreets, law graduate living in Melbourne. Have also lived in Cairo, Amman, The Hague, and more.

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Biography

Mohamed Khairat, 23, is the Chief Editor of Egyptian Streets. Having lived in five countries, Mohamed developed a keen interest for politics and journalism at a young age and used to read TIME Magazine and Newsweek when he was 10 as opposed to Harry Potter.

Currently a Melbourne Law School JD stu...

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@khairatmk — 1,105 followers, 1,983 tweets

Jun 05, 2017

RT @SkyNewsAust: .@VictoriaPolice believe the Brighton siege gunman acted alone and that the attack wasn't planned. MORE:…

Jun 05, 2017

RT @SkyNewsAust: .@VictoriaPolice says it's aware of Islamic State claiming attack, but 'they always tend to jump up and claim responsibility'

Jun 05, 2017

Apart from police helicopters every now and then, much appears to have returned to normal in #Brighton and Bay Street. Still freezing though

Jun 05, 2017

Channel 7 then went to weather and Home and Away... No explanation or verification..

Jun 05, 2017

Channel 7 reports a caller from the #Brighton siege building said 'this is for IS, this is for Al Qaeda'. Both terror groups are opponents.

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What was your first job as a journalist?

I started my own blog in 2012 before founding it as a media company in Egypt in 2014. My first published piece was an op-ed for ABC.

Have you ever used a typewriter?

In a Melbourne museum, just for fun, yes!

How is social media changing news?

Social media is eliminating time and distance, connecting everyone to the world.