Egyptian journalist and talk show host known best for his news talk shows like In the Press and Pencil.
He began his journalism career writing for Last Hour magazine in the 1950s.
He began working as a TV host in 1961 for In the Press, before moving to the shows Editor-in-Chief and Pencil.
He married Naglaa Fathi in 1992, which was his third marriage.
He became a TV host around the same period as American Sports journalist Howard Cosell.