Mahmud Abu al-Fath

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Mahmud Abu al-Fath (1885-1958) was an Egyptian journalist, editor of the Wafdist newspaper al-Misri.[1]

In 1954 Alu Al-Fath was sentenced to 15 years imprisonment for his criticisms of Nasser. He claimed asylum in Syria, later travelling to Iraq and taking Iraqi citizenship.[2]


  1. ^ Goldschmidt, Jr., Arthur (2000). Biographical Dictionary of Modern Egypt. Lynne Rienner Publishers. p. 12. ISBN 978-1-55587-229-8. Retrieved 26 March 2013. 
  2. ^ Sami Moubayed (2012). Syria and the USA: Washington's Relations with Damascus from Wilson to Eisenhower. I.B.Tauris. p. 118. ISBN 978-1-84885-705-6. Retrieved 29 March 2013.