Mona el-Shazly

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Mona El Shazly
Born (1973-09-23) September 23, 1973 (age 45)
OccupationTalk Show host
Known forHer talk show Al Ashira Masa'an (10 O'Clock)
Spouse(s)Samir Youssef

Mona El Shazly (Arabic: منى الشاذلى‎, IPA: [ˈmonæ (ʔe)ʃˈʃæzli]) is an Egyptian talk show host. She is known for her talk show Al Ashira Masa'an (10 O'Clock) where she talks about news of the day and interviews Egyptian and foreign politicians, scientists, and Islamic elders.

Early life[edit]

El Shazly graduated from high school in the United Arab Emirates and then studied MASS COM and Political Science at the American University in Cairo.


El Shazly worked in Public Relations at the Arab Contractors Company.

She hosted several programs on the Saudi-owned Arab Radio and Television Network Channel. She also hosts her on program, Ma3kom Mona El Shazly, on the famous Egyptian T.V. channel, CBC.

She has been at Dream 2 Channel since 2006, hosting Al Ashira Masa'an. Dream TV is a popular independent Egyptian satellite channel. "By her own estimate, she is one of the highest paid hosts on Arabic satellite television," a report said.[1][citation needed] Addressing "government pressure on journalists in Egypt[;] 'They don’t understand that a presenter is not a spokesperson for the government or the regime,' she said. 'I am not a spokesman. But you always have this problem.'"[1]

Al Ashira Masa'an[edit]

Some of the guests that have been featured on the show are:


  1. ^ a b c Fahim, Kareem and Mana El-Naggar; Liam Stack and Ed Ou contributed reporting, "Emotions of a Reluctant Hero Galvanize Protesters", The New York Times, February 8, 2011 (February 9, 2011 p. A14 NY ed.).
  2. ^ "Mona al Shazly interview with Dubya". May 17, 2008. Retrieved March 14, 2010.