Egypt Independent

Taha Sakr
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Journalist

Journalist / news reporter who worked previously for Daily News Egypt and The Cairo Post. Studied media and journalism at the Faculty of Mass Communication at Cairo University. His reporting focuses on the ongoing conflict in Sinai and Egyptian military strategy there, and he also covers other political stories and issues of rights and freedoms.

Cairo-based foreign reporters writing unprofessional election coverage will be 'summoned': SIS

Egypt’s State Information Service (SIS) praised the foreign media coverage of the 2018 Egyptian presidential election, according to media statements...

Taha Sakr tahasakr 3 years ago

How foreign media reported 3 days of Egypt’s presidential election

During the early morning hours of March 26, the first day of the 2018 Egyptian presidential election, a number of...

Taha Sakr tahasakr 3 years ago

Egypt’s first lady participates during elections in rare public appearance

Egypt’s first lady Intissar al-Sisi made a rare public appearance on Monday when she appeared at a polling station in...

Taha Sakr tahasakr 3 years ago

Egypt says deported British journalist for violating foreign press regulations

Egypt’s State Information Service (SIS) defended in a statement released on Sunday the Egyptian authorities’ recent decision to deport British...

Taha Sakr tahasakr 3 years ago

Egyptian killed in Saudi Arabia after Houthi militia launches missiles from Yemen

The Saudi-led coalition waging a war in Yemen said on Sunday that an Egyptian expat was killed in Saudi Arabia...

Taha Sakr tahasakr 3 years ago

Russian T-90S/SK tanks to be assembled in Egypt soon: Russia Today

Russian heavy off-road truck manufacturer Ural Automotive Plan has announced plans to establish a local company in Egypt to assemble...

Taha Sakr tahasakr 3 years ago

Interview : Huge govt. spending on mega-projects is ineffective: Sisi's sole challenger

Often, the media has depicted Moussa Mostafa Moussa as a strong supporter for the current president of Egypt, Abdel Fattah...

Taha Sakr tahasakr 3 years ago

Egyptian version of facebook launched as 'Egypt Face'

A new social media network similar to facebook was launched in Egypt recently, under the name ‘Egypt Face’. Founders of...

Taha Sakr tahasakr 3 years ago

Qatar designates IS affiliate ‘Sinai Province’ as a terrorist group

In response to one of 13 demands issued by the quartet of Arab countries boycotting Qatar, the Qatari Interior Ministry...

Taha Sakr tahasakr 3 years ago

In a televised interview, Sisi highlights challenges, receives citizens' concerns

In his first interview dedicated to Egyptian media outlets after declaring his intention to run for the 2018 Egyptian presidential...

Taha Sakr tahasakr 3 years ago

British MPs' request to visit Morsi in prison faces backlash in Egypt

Member of the Egyptian Parliament’s Foreign Affairs Committee Tarek El Kholy told local media that a recent request by British...

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Egypt deplores German concerns about presidential election

The Egyptian Embassy in Germany expressed on Thursday its disapproval of statements made by the German Commissioner for Human Rights...

Taha Sakr tahasakr 3 years ago

Police say they have killed 36 militants since start of 'Sinai 2018'

Egypt’s Interior Ministry said in official statement on Thursday that five militant stationing points were targeted during sweeping operations conducted...

Taha Sakr tahasakr 3 years ago

Egyptian girl assaulted in UK dies in hospital, Egypt vows retaliation

Egypt’s Foreign Affairs Ministry said on Wednesday that it is closely following up on the legal possibilities related to the...

Taha Sakr tahasakr 3 years ago