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Diaa Rashwan elected as head of Egypt’s Press Syndicate

Renowned journalist Diaa Rashwan won the presidency of Egypt’s Press Syndicate in the mid-term election held on Friday, according to a committee supervising the election, headed by Gamal Abdel Rahim. Rashwan received 2,810 votes while his closest competitor Refaat Rashad, board member of Akhbar Al-Youm, had 1,585 votes. Despite the fact that the number of …

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Review: Commentaries debate Press Syndicate elections

After the electoral victory of Diaa Rashwan as the new chairman of the Press Syndicate, several writers in major Egyptian newspapers dissected the elections. Many have stated that Rashwan’s success has proven the failure of the Muslim Brotherhood, which partially supported his rival, Abdel Mohsen Salama.   Journalists and the change Mohamed Salmawi Al-Masry Al-Youm …

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