Omar Reda

Egyptian investment banker

Guest

Investment banker in Cairo, active and involved during the revolution

Omar Reda on KCRW

After Israel, Egypt gets more assistance from the US than any other country.

Tensions Rise as U.S. Cuts Military Assistance to Egypt

After Israel, Egypt gets more assistance from the US than any other country.

from To the Point

This weekend's presidential runoff election in Egypt already presented a polarizing choice between the remnants of ousted President Hosni Mubarak's military regime and the Muslim…

Egypt: Is the Runoff Election On or Off?

This weekend's presidential runoff election in Egypt already presented a polarizing choice between the remnants of ousted President Hosni Mubarak's military regime and the Muslim…

from Which Way, L.A.?

On the eve of this weekend's presidential run-off election, Egyptian voters are facing what some call a "back-door coup."

Is Egyptian Democracy Being Killed in Its Cradle?

On the eve of this weekend's presidential run-off election, Egyptian voters are facing what some call a "back-door coup."

from To the Point

More from KCRW

Mayor Eric Garcetti debuted the city’s Indigenous LAnd Initiative today in recognition of Indigenous Peoples’ Day.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Ken White talks with David Lat about the attorneys in Trump’s orbit and their descent into “Trump Derangement Syndrome.”

from All the Presidents' Lawyers

Ridley-Thomas is currently refusing to resign despite the federal indictment against him. And he’s unlikely to step down, according to former U.S.

from KCRW Features

City Hall has an “addiction to punishment” and members of the City Council rushed to judgment when they suspended Mark Ridley-Thomas, says Councilman Marqueece Harris-Dawson.

from KCRW Features

At the United Nations, President Biden is trying to make the case that “America is back.” But the world may be skeptical, given the U.S.’

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

LA City Councilman Mark Ridley-Thomas faces 20 federal charges of conspiracy, bribery, mail, and wire fraud — all connected to an alleged scheme with Marilyn Louise Flynn, the former…

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Josh, Tim and David talk about the infrastructure bill. Then, Dr. Steve Gottlieb joins us to talk about what went wrong with the United States’ COVID response.

from Left, Right & Center

Will LA’s ban hold up in court? Loyola Law Professor Jessica Levinson says yes — for now.

from KCRW Features

Leafly Senior Editor David Downs talks about how Newsom has dealt with the burgeoning cannabis market, and whether pot will have a role to play when he’ll likely be on the 2022 ballot.

from KCRW Features