Monday, October 26,  2020
Laila Mahmoud Saada

Laila Mahmoud Saada is an Egyptian freelance journalist and media consultant currently residing in New York. Since 2004, Saada has contributed to the Ahram Weekly in Egypt, Family Flavours in Jordan, and Newsday in New York. She currently works with UNESCO on crafting the communication plan for the establishment of a national museum in Cairo which celebrates the emerging Egyptian identity and links it to a historic past.

Saada has a B.A. in Communication from the American University in Cairo (AUC) and an M.A. in Journalism and Near Eastern Studies from New York University (NYU).


Islam in Post-Revolution EgyptWe are so blindsided by our quest for democracy that we failed in the very first step towards it. We failed to embrace and accept our differences, to give our overarching ego a break for the good of the people


There’s No Grey in Our Flag

 “In the land of all black and all white, shouting grey is blasphemy;” and there are 80 million shades of grey in Egypt. Continue Reading

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Editorial – The Nile

It’s simple really, if we don’t save the Nile, everything else we are debating, discussing, arguing about will be irrelevant. Continue Reading

An open letter to Dr. Mohamed ElBaradei

I have the greatest respect and admiration for you. We can never forget that it was your courage and foresight that called for change and a transition...  Continue Reading

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Mish Fahem?

Mish Fahem?

Mish Fahems are stand-alone cartoons interspersed throughout the paper that humorously raise a specific question or point out an apparent contradiction,...  Continue Reading

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