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

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.