Muhammed Magdy


People and vehicles move past a black sign in front of the Egyptian Press Syndicate's headquarters that reads "The press: It is not a crime," Cairo, Egypt, Nov. 20, 2016.  (photo by REUTERS/Mohamed Abd El Ghany)

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Will new union chief give Egypt more control over press?

Thursday, Apr. 6, 2017 | Muhammed Magdy, Contributor

Abdel Mohsen Salama, who is affiliated with the regime of Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, was recently elected head of the Journalists' Union, raising questions about the state's future role in the media.

Why Egyptians lost interest in Mubarak's case

Thursday, Mar. 16, 2017 | Muhammed Magdy, Contributor

Egyptians are speculating about the possible return of ousted President Hosni Mubarak following his acquittal, and are wondering how the current regime will deal with the situation.

Why is IS targeting Copts in Sinai?

Wednesday, Mar. 8, 2017 | Muhammed Magdy, Contributor

In a change of strategy in the area, Wilayat Sinai, the Islamic State affiliate in Egypt, has stepped up its attacks against Coptic Christians in the Sinai Peninsula, specifically in el-Arish.

Egyptian court issues verdict to prosecute Israel

Friday, Feb. 3, 2017 | Muhammed Magdy, Contributor

Egypt's High Administrative Court court issued a verdict forcing the government to take necessary legal measures against Israel over its killing and torture of Egyptian soldiers captured during the 1956 and 1967 wars.

Journalists' Syndicate head: Egyptian press facing crisis with the state

Wednesday, Jan. 11, 2017 | Muhammed Magdy, Contributor

In an interview with Al-Monitor, head of the Journalists' Syndicate Yahya Qalash speaks of the syndicate’s problem with the state, the new media law and the media regulators law.

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Muhammed Magdy is an Egyptian journalist currently working as an editor for judiciary affairs at the Al-Shorouk daily newspaper and as an editor for political affairs for Masrawy.

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