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.