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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 — 1,106 followers, 1,985 tweets

Nov 07, 2017

@rosariodawson thank you for taking the time to come to #Egypt and talk about the important role of art in solving global issues. More importantly thank you for taking the time to speak with everyone despite your busy schedule! #WYF2017 https://t.co/Ieglxjon4L

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

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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.