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Yasmine EL RASHIDI Journalist and Author, Cairo

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Yasmine El Rashidi is a Cairo-based writer and journalist. Formerly a staff reporter and Middle East & GCC Correspondent for The Wall Street Journal, she is a frequent contributor to the New York Review of Books and the author of the first narrative record of the Egyptian revolution, The Battle for Egypt: Dispatches from the Revolution, published by Random House/NYRB. Her writing has appeared in publications including TIME magazine, The Washington Post, Al-Ahram, Moncole, Newsday, and she has commentated on the region for Al-Jazeera, BBC and NPR.