Noha El-Hennawy

 

Before joining Al-Masry Al-Youm, Noha had worked for the Los Angeles Times, Egypt Today Magazine, the Associated Press and the Cairo Times. She produced content for the Los Angeles Times from around the Middle East including Saudi Arabia, Tunisia, Lebanon and Qatar. She also freelanced for several publications and wire services including the New York Times, Dow Jones and Daily News Egypt, a local division of the International Herald Tribune.  Noha has just completed a master of science in digital journalism from Columbia University's Graduate School of Journalism. She also holds a master of arts in comparative Middle East Politics from the American Unviersity in Cairo, where she did her undergraduate studies.

 

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In his home office in Bab al-Shaariya, the late Gamal al-Banna always had his door open to curious guests seeking personal interaction with the controversial writer, whose works branded him an apostate in the eyes of many Muslims. With his soft-...
After almost two months of ultimate solidarity with the Muslim Brotherhood, the Salafi Nour Party turned against its Islamist peers amid one of the severest political crises facing Egypt since the ascent of Mohamed Morsy to power. The party’s...
With the thrilling title “The Secret of the Temple,” a dissident from the Muslim Brotherhood has shaken the book market and attracted wide media attention, thanks to his controversial account of the history and internal politics of the...
As the countdown for the legislative poll begins, uncertainty looms over the chances of the nascent Salafi alliance, consisting of an offshoot from the nation’s largest ultra-orthodox party and the followers of a former hardline presidential...
In his book “Al-Azhar: the Sheikh and the Mosque,” Helmy al Namnam writes: “The Grand Sheikh of Al-Azhar ascended the pulpit to sing the praise of Bonaparte while delivering the Eid sermon ... Sheikh [Abdullah] al-Sharqawy warned...
A submission to Salafi thought, wishy-washy attitudes vis-à-vis social protests, the adoption of a rural culture. With these three inflammatory headlines, a remarkable book had hit the market in summer 2012 highlighting the internal politics of the...
Experts on Islamist movements and democratization have long held that Islamist groups, if they are allowed to engage freely in the political system, tend to make significant ideological concessions, adopt democratic values, and act pragmatically....
Despite massive opposition to their rule, the Muslim Brothers are still confident the ballot box can reinstate their dominance and create a stable political system. Only two days stand between Egyptian voters and the referendum over the Islamist-...
As violence continues between the president’s backers and detractors on the street and the rift deepens between Islamist and secular political elites, the debate flares up over the way out of deadlock that portends civil strife and the...
Once again, the Journalists Syndicate is wracked by internal feuds. The leaking of a draft bill with amendments to the law regulating the syndicate’s internal affairs has renewed the chasm between the syndicate board members, exposing their...