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Egypt: From Fisk to Heykal

Categories: Middle East & North Africa, Egypt, Media & Journalism

A week or two ago The Independent ran a portrait-interview of Muhammad Hassanein Heykal by Robert Fisk. It was a rather odd piece — an ode of admiration and self-admiration by two aging Middle East hacks who, while arguably important men, are highly divisive figures, writes [1] Issandr El Amrani.