Egyptian writer Saad Hagras dies at 68

Ahram Online , Saturday 24 May 2014

Egyptian writer and leading member of Tagamuu party Saad Hagras passed away on Saturday morning

Egyptian writer Saad Hagras (Photo: Al-Ahram)

Prominent Egyptian journalist Saad Hagras died on Saturday morning after losing his battle with cancer.

Hagras was a Mansoura city native.

He graduated from Cairo University with a bachelor degree in Philosophy before earning a postgraduate degree in political anthropology.

He started his journalism career in the state run Al—Gomhoreya newspaper, and ended it as a managing editor of Al-Alam Al-Youm newspaper.

He spent many years as a leading member in the leftist Nationalist Progressive Unionist Party, Tagamuu.

Hagras was 68.

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