• World leaders react to Trump victory with apprehension and applause

    World leaders react to Trump victory with apprehension and applause

    Nov 09, 2016 07:10 PM EDT

    ... government sharply opposed the U.S. nuclear deal with Iran, and Trump has suggested he will try to renegotiate the lifting of sanctions it provided. Borzou Daragahi, Middle East correspondent for BuzzFeed in Istanbul, said that will be difficult. BORZOU DARAGAHI, BuzzFeed News: The U.S. could, in theory, ramp ...

  • Egypt sentences 230 people to life in prison for violent protests

    Egypt sentences 230 people to life in prison for violent protests

    Feb 04, 2015 11:26 AM EDT

    ... he had been detained for 400 days, to serve out the legal process at home. He arrived in Brisbane on Wednesday and called for the release of his other two colleagues. Borzou Daragahi of the Financial Times bureau in Cairo explained the difficulties in releasing the other two: Follow @NewsHourWorld//

  • What’s next for two Al Jazeera journalists still imprisoned in Egypt?

    What’s next for two Al Jazeera journalists still imprisoned in Egypt?

    Feb 02, 2015 08:03 PM EDT

    ... security establishment and the judiciary and the Interior Ministry and the intelligence services who have a very hard-line approach to any kind of opposition to the current status quo. JEFFREY BROWN: Borzou Daragahi of The Financial Times in Cairo, thanks so much. BORZOU DARAGAHI: It's been a pleasure.

  • How three ‘ordinary journalists’ were caught between Egypt and Qatar

    How three ‘ordinary journalists’ were caught between Egypt and Qatar

    Jan 01, 2015 08:11 PM EDT

    ... HARI SREENIVASAN: Earlier today, I spoke with Borzou Daragahi. He's been covering the journalists' detention for The Financial Times in Cairo. Borzou, start by telling us what happened in court today. BORZOU DARAGAHI, Financial Times: First of all, I should just give a caveat. The journalists were not ...

  • Is low voter turnout in Egypt enough to legitimize al-Sisi’s takeover?

    Is low voter turnout in Egypt enough to legitimize al-Sisi’s takeover?

    May 28, 2014 06:43 PM EDT

    ... or lack thereof, as his sort of speaking style, his sort of hectoring, pushy style came out , a lot of people were turned off by that. HARI SREENIVASAN: All right, Borzou Daragahi of The Financial Times joining us from Egypt, thanks so much. BORZOU DARAGAHI: It's been a pleasure.

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    Major Political Tumult in Tunisia, 'Poster Child' for Arab Spring

    Feb 06, 2013 06:25 PM EDT

    In the wake of the assassination of top Tunisia opposition leader Chokri Belaid, Prime Minister Hamadi Jebali announced the dissolution of the government. For more on the assassination and volatile state of politics in Tunisia, Margaret Warner talks to Borzou Daragahi of the Financial Times from Cairo.

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    Egypt's Morsi Hoped Violence Would Burn Out, Instead Spreads to More Cities

    Jan 28, 2013 06:22 PM EDT

    Jeffrey Brown talks with Borzou Daragahi, Cairo-based Middle East and North Africa correspondent for the Financial Times, about the spreading political unrest, and emergence of new forms of organized protest and violence and President Morsi declares a state of emergency in some cities.

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    Violent Protests, Judge Shortages Plague Egypt's Referendum

    Dec 14, 2012 02:43 PM EDT

    ... and legally confusing transitional period. Related Resources: Read an unofficial English translation of the draft constitution. On Tuesday, NewsHour senior correspondent Ray Suarez spoke to Borzou Daragahi, Middle East and North Africa correspondent for The Financial Times, about polarization between groups in Egypt: // We'll have more on the referendum ...

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    Egyptian Military Calls for Dialogue Between Polarized Groups for Reconciliation

    Dec 11, 2012 06:13 PM EDT

    ... Morsi supporters in Cairo, the Egyptian military called for unity talks before a draft constitution goes to national referendum. Ray Suarez talks to Financial Times' Borzou Daragahi about unprecedented polarization between rival groups that have different ideas for Egypt's future. ... RAY SUAREZ: And I'm joined by Borzou Daragahi ...

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    Syria's Cross-Border Violence May Be No Accident

    Apr 09, 2012 06:05 PM EDT

    ... JEFFREY BROWN: A short time ago, I talked with Borzou Daragahi, a Financial Times correspondent in Beirut, for the latest. Borzou Daragahi, welcome. So what are people saying about this fighting across borders today, including apparently into Lebanon as well, right? What's behind it? BORZOU DARAGAHI, The Financial ...

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