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Nationality  Egyptian
Spouse  Sameer Youcef
Role  Host
Name  Mona el-Shazly
Occupation  Talk Show host

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Born  December 23, 1970 (age 45) (1970-12-23) Cairo, Egypt
Known for  Her talk show Al Ashira Masa'an (10 O'Clock)
Education  American University in Cairo
TV shows  La Tazhab Haza Al-Masaa, Al Ashira Masa'an
Similar People  Amr Adeeb, Lamis Elhadidy, Mahmoud Saad, Moataz Al‑Demerdash

Mona El Shazly (Arabic: منى الشاذلى‎‎, [ˈmonæ (ʔe)ʃˈʃæzli]) is an Egyptian talk show host. She is known for her talk show Al Ashira Masa'an (English: 10 O'Clock) where she talks about news of the day and interviews Egyptian and foreign politicians, scientists, and Islamic elders.


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Early life

El Shazly graduated from high school in the United Arab Emirates and then studied MASS COM and Political Science at the American University in Cairo.


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El Shazly worked in Public Relations at the Arab Contractors Company.

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She hosted several programs on the Saudi-owned Arab Radio and Television Network Channel.

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She has been at Dream 2 Channel since 2006, hosting Al Ashira Masa'an. Dream TV is a popular independent Egyptian satellite channel. "By her own estimate, she is one of the highest paid hosts on Arabic satellite television," a report said. Addressing "government pressure on journalists in Egypt[;] 'They don’t understand that a presenter is not a spokesperson for the government or the regime,' she said. 'I am not a spokesman. But you always have this problem.'"

Al Ashira Masa'an

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Some of the guests that have been featured on the show are:

  • Mohamed Elbaradei, former Director General of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) and Nobel Prize winner
  • Ahmed Zewail, scientist and Nobel Prize winner
  • Ahmed Ezz, Egyptian politician and business tycoon
  • Naseer Shamma, Arab Iraqi musician and oud player
  • Gamal El-Ghitani, author and magazine editor
  • Alaa Al Aswany, author and founder of the political movement Kefaya
  • Yusuf Al-Qaradawi, Muslim scholar and head of the International Union for Muslim Scholars
  • Amr Khaled, Islamic activist and founder of life makers and right start foundation [1]
  • Omar Khairat, musician
  • Talaat Sadat, former Egyptian politician and current political prisoner.
  • Ayman Nour, politician; chairman of the El Ghad party.
  • George W. Bush, U.S. president; during the ten-minute interview on May 13, 2008, they discussed Egyptian-American relations and the issues of Palestine and Iran.
  • Wael Ghonim, Google marketing executive and one of the organizers of the Jan25 movement in early 2011; an emotional interview after he had just been released from an 11-day secret detention; the dead were mourned and the movement given new life by the broadcast, which "undercut two weeks of relentless state propaganda" according to a report
  • References

    Mona el-Shazly Wikipedia

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