Mohamed Elmeshad

Mohamed Elmeshad graduated in 2006 with a B.S. in Economics and a Minor in Journalism from the George Washington University.  He worked in Benin as a Peace Corps Volunteer between 2006-2008 where he focused on Small Enterprise Development and other educational projects.  This was followed by two years as a Corporate Analyst at a Private Equity firm in Bahrain. He joined Al-Masry Al-Youm in November 2010.  Mohamed enjoys long walks on the beach and star-shaped pickles. 

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One might not agree with Hazem Kandil’s “Soldiers, Spies and Statesmen: Egypt’s Road to Revolt” that the competing roles of the military and security apparatus have been some of the main agents and causes for change in Egypt...
“What do you mean by thug, exactly?” was the first question on Gamal Saber’s mind when I asked him what he thought of the thugs being portrayed in many of the Ramadan TV series this season. Saber is from one of the shantytown...
  Spurred by what they see as an increasing tide of Islamization lead by the Muslim Brotherhood, 13 Coptic civil society and political activist groups decided to band together and create a coordinating body unattached to the church. Inaugurated...
Karam Gaber, Egypt’s Greco-Roman wrestler, won the silver medal in the 84 kilogram division Monday, raising the country’s tally to two medals in the London 2012 Olympics, both silver. This puts us 40th on the overall list of medal...
Big news: The Supreme Council for the Armed Forces is flipped on its heels as President Mohamed Morsy decides to make his most significant power play since winning the elections. Morsy sent the head of the Supreme Council for the Armed Forces...
This Sunday is a relatively slow day for news in Egypt, although there were three consistently recurring talking points. The first one was an exercise in milking everything possible out of what is a mere update —that Prime Minister Hesham...
Since President Mohamed Morsy was announced president on 24 June, Egyptians have been on the edge of their seats, waiting to find out who would head the new cabinet. Most expected to be pleased, angered or apathetic. But when Morsy chose Water...
Today is 23 July, the anniversary of the 1952 revolution when a ragtag group of “Free Officers” overthrew the monarchy. Like almost every other national holiday, 23 July provides an opportunity to extol the mighty Egyptian military...
  Soheir Salem, a housewife and mother of four, walked out to the markets last Friday looking to buy her pre-Ramadan groceries in a lower middle-class neighborhood in Islamic Cairo. Her husband, an employee at a recycling factory, has her on...
Outside the halls of the presidential palace, where newly elected President Mohamed Morsy is still getting settled, protesters are already out in force to remind him that, unless he meets certain demands, he will face constant demonstrations. But...