Kamal Gaballa
  • Kamal Gaballa 
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Egyptian journalist. Managing editor of the Egyptian daily Al Ahram, where he served as Tokyo bureau chief in 2001–5, and writer for Prothom Alo and the Daily Star, two Bangladeshi papers. Editor in chief of the news website Shorouk Net. Born in Monofeya, Egypt, in 1953. Earned his journalism degree from the University of Cairo in 1976. In 2000, earned a diploma from the Arab Academy for Banking and Financial Sciences in Jordan.
Terror Strikes During Abe’s Mideast Trip2015.01.22

Prime Minister Abe Shinzō’s visit to the Middle East, which this week took him to Egypt, Jordan, Israel, and Palestine, was dramatically interrupted on January 20 by a terrorist incident targeting Japanese nationals. The group Daesh, which calls itself Islamic State or ISIL (Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant), released a video that afternoon (Japan time) claiming to have taken hostage the journ…

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