Sharif Abdel Kouddous
Sharif Abdel Kouddous is an independent journalist based in Cairo. He is a correspondent for the TV/radio news hour Democracy Now! hosted by Amy Goodman and a fellow at the Nation Institute. Since 2011, Sharif has reported from Egypt, Syria, Libya, Yemen, Gaza, Bahrain, and Algeria. His work has been published in The Nation, Washington Post, Los Angeles Times, Foreign Policy, Toronto Star, The Progressive, Mada Masr, and other outlets. In 2012 Sharif was awarded the fourth annual Izzy Award for outstanding achievement in independent media for his coverage of the Egyptian revolution.
Prominent Human Rights Activists in Egypt Targeted by Sophisticated Hacking Attacks
Two reports conclude that a phishing campaign was conducted against human rights activists in Egypt. One of the reports accuses the Egyptian government of involvement.
U.S. Bombs Were Used in Saudi-Led Attack on Market in Yemen, Rights Group Finds
U.S. may be “jointly responsible” for crimes of war due to American support for apparently indiscriminate killing by Saudi Arabia and other Arab nations, according to Human Rights Watch.
Evidence Mounts That U.S. Airstrike on ISIS in Libya Killed Serbian Diplomats
Serbian and Libyan officials provide new information to The Intercept that contradicts the Pentagon’s account that no civilians were killed in the February attack.
European Parliament to Vote on Torture Resolution Over Italian’s Death in Egypt
The killing of student Giulio Regeni, widely blamed on Egyptian security forces, leads to harsh condemnation in a European resolution.