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Omar El Akkad

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Omar El Akkad

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Full Name: Omar El Akkad
Born: Cairo, Egypt
Occupation: Journalist, Author


Omar El Akkad, formerly of the Globe and Mail, was born in Cairo, Egypt and grew up in Doha, Qatar until he moved to Canada with his family. He is an award-winning journalist and author who has traveled around the world to cover many of the most important news stories of the last decade. He is a recipient of Canada's National Newspaper Award for investigative reporting and the Goff Penny Memorial Prize for Young Canadian Journalists, as well as three National Magazine Award honorable mentions. He is a graduate of Queen's University. He lives in Portland, Oregon.

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