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.
Christian landlord Ayman Dimitry, shown with his 5-year-old daughter, Juliena, says his ear was cut off by men who accused him of renting an apartment to Muslim prostitutes.
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Women chant slogans and wave the Egyptian flag during a rally March 11 to support national unity of Muslims and Christians in Cairo's Tahrir Square, the focal point of the uprising that ousted Hosni Mubarak.
An Egyptian soldier argues with protesters during a rally in Cairo's Tahrir Square in March against proposed constitutional amendments. Many in Egypt now say that the military, once embraced by anti-government protesters who forced President Hosni Mubarak from office, is bypassing civilian laws and courts.
Iman al-Obeidi, who said she spent two days in detention after being arrested at a checkpoint in Tripoli, Libya, and was sexually assaulted by up to 15 men while in custody, shouted as she told her story at the Rixos hotel in Tripoli on Saturday (March 26, 2011).
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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