Rawya Rageh

Rawya Rageh

"Rawya Rageh has covered the Middle East extensively for the Associated Press news agency and Al Jazeera English since it launched in November 2006. S... he was the first AJE reporter to cover the unfolding protests in Egypt on January 25, 2011, which led to the ouster of President Hosni Mubarak. Rageh has continued to cover Egypt's tumultuous transitional period that followed, including Mubarak's historic trial and landmark parliamentary and presidential elections. Her coverage of Egypt's Revolution was listed by Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism as one of ""50 Great Stories"" by its alumni in the past 100 years. She was named by Forbes Middle East Magazine in 2011 as one of the 100 Arab characters with the most presence on Twitter. Her past experiences include covering Iraq from 2004-2006 and returning as AJE's Iraq reporter in 2010. Rageh also has experience in Sudan's Darfur and the Gulf. She was the first AP newswoman to cover the annual Hajj pilgrimage in Saudi Arabia."


As Nigeria’s unemployment soars, training programmes have been set up to keep young people out of Boko Haram’s reach

21 Mar 2014

Unrest in peninsula

President Mohamed Morsi has failed to address underdevelopment in region, which could be the cause of wave of unrest.

23 May 2013

Families of rebels who died in Egypt’s 2011 revolution are still waiting for an overdue report from a special committee.

11 May 2013

The referendum debacle

Referendum debacle again exposed elitist approach of politicians who appear completely disconnected from the street.

25 Dec 2012

Morsi’s surprise sackings

Whatever the motives behind the president’s move, the Second Republic is a new era indeed for Egypt.

28 Aug 2012

For many, the issue is not so much the former president’s eventual demise, but that his legacy continue to live on.

4 Jul 2012