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Prominent columnist put on no-fly list in Egypt
Security officials say a prominent Egyptian columnist has been barred from boarding an international flight at the Cairo airport.

 

Fahmi Huwaidi, a widely read moderate Islamist columnist who has written for Qatar-based Arabic website Al-Jazeera and Egyptian newspaper El-Shorouk, discovered he was on a no-fly list Friday when he tried to board a plane bound for Spain. (AP)