Egypt journalist arrested after report on Arab League 'oversized salaries' is cited by Saudi minister

A journalist working for Egyptian state media has been sacked and arrested after he was cited by Saudi Arabia’s Minister of African Affairs Ahmed Al-Kattan in criticism of the “spineless” Arab League and the “oversized salaries” of its employees, including its secretary general. Mustafa Anbar, a reporter on the Arab League affairs for the daily Youm7, was allegedly picked up by police at his home and interrogated by Egyptian security services after a report he published was quoted by Kattan in the Rotana Khalijiah televised interview, Arabi21 reported on Tuesday. The newspaper’s Editor-in-Chie…

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