Soraya Sarhaddi NelsonSpecial correspondent Soraya Sarhaddi Nelson is based in Berlin. Her reports can be heard on NPR's award-winning programs, including Morning Edition and All Things Considered, and read at NPR.org.
Soraya Sarhaddi Nelson
Soraya Sarhaddi Nelson is a NPR foreign correspondent based in Cairo.
A soldier stands guard next to Tutankhamen's gold mask inside the Egyptian Museum on Feb. 16. Looters broke into the museum in Cairo's Tahrir Square in late January.
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A young woman sells Egyptian flags in central Cairo on Monday. Voters are scheduled to go to the polls on Saturday for a referendum on proposed constitutional amendments.
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