Muhammed Magdy


Monks look at the scene following an attack by gunmen on a group of Coptic Christians traveling by bus to a monastery in Minya, Egypt, May 26, 2017.  (photo by REUTERS/Mohamed Abd El Ghany)

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Egypt steps up strikes in Libya following Coptic bus attack

Thursday, Jun. 1, 2017 | Muhammed Magdy, Contributor

The recent terrorist attack that killed 26 Copts in southern Egypt pushed the army to launch airstrikes against militant camps inside Libyan territory.

Egypt’s judiciary takes bold step in showdown with Sisi

Thursday, May. 25, 2017 | Muhammed Magdy, Contributor

The Egyptian State Council decided to defy the law on the appointment of the heads of judicial bodies and nominated only Judge Yahya Dakroury, in a move that may stir a dispute with the president.

Is Sisi undermining independence of Egypt's judiciary?

Wednesday, May. 3, 2017 | Muhammed Magdy, Contributor

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi approved legal amendments that allow him to appoint the heads of the judicial bodies in the country, which forecasts a never-ending clash between the state and judges.

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.

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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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