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Abdallah Kamal
For the Guatanamo Bay detainee, see Abdullah Kamel Abdullah Kamel Al Kandari.
Abdallah Kamal (1965 – 13 June 2014) was an Egyptian journalist and politician.
Biography
Kamal graduated from Cairo University, having studied in the faculty of mass communications. He became editor-in-chief of Rose al-Youssef, a weekly magazine owned by the Egyptian government, in July 2005.[1] He served in the post until 2011.[2]
Kamal was known as an opponent of the Muslim Brotherhood. He became an MP for the National Democratic Party in the Shoura Council from 2007 to 2011.[2] He founded his own news website, dotmasr.eg.[3] He was also advisor to the Al Rai newspaper of Kuwait and a contributor to Al Arabiya.[2]
He died of a heart attack aged 49 on 13 July 2014.[4]
References
  1. ^ Gamal Essam El Din (7–13 July 2005). "A radical shake-up?". Al Ahram Weekly (750). Archived from the original on 26 March 2013. Retrieved 5 October 2014.
  2. ^ a b c "Abdullah Kamal". Al Arabiya. Retrieved 5 October 2014.
  3. ^ "High-profile journalist Abdallah Kamal passed away on Friday at the age of 49 due to a heart attack Archived 2 July 2014 at the Wayback Machine." Mada Masr. 13 June 2014. Retrieved 14 June 2014.
  4. ^ "Former newspaper editor Abdullah Kamal dies at 49". Ahram Online. 13 June 2014. Retrieved 5 October 2014.

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