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Gaza journalist dies in Cairo

Nov. 24, 2012 10:13 P.M. (Updated: Nov. 25, 2012 10:08 P.M.)
GAZA CITY (Ma’an) – Palestinian journalist Ali Muhammad al-Agha died early Saturday in Cairo, family members said. He was 37.

According to his family, al-Agha had been on vacation for 10 days when he felt pains and was evacuated to a hospital in Cairo late Friday where medics announced his death Saturday morning.

Family members said he was in good health.

Al-Agha was director of the Gaza office of Birzeit University’s Media Development Center, and an editor of the center’s al-Hal monthly newspaper.

He will be buried in his hometown Khan Younis in the southern Gaza Strip.

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