Ethar El-Katatney


Note: News has not been updated since Sept 2009 but will be updated soon. In the meantime, contact Ethar through her facebook page or twitter account, and watch her videos on her youtube channel.

Winners of the Anna Lindh Journalist Award announced. Euromedalex. 17 Sept. 2009.

Presided by André Azoulay, President of the Anna Lindh Foundation, and chaired by renowned Lebanese writer Amin Maalouf, the jury of the Anna Lindh Mediterranean Journalist Award convening in Rome officially announced the winners of the 2009 edition of the prize, with Ethar El Katatney presented as winner of the press category for her work ‘Identity Crisis’.


On El-Beit Beitak,’ This House is your House.’ August 2009.


Abdoun, Safaa. Egyptian Journalist Wins CNN’s African Journalist Award. Daily News Egypt. 20 July 2009

Ethar Kamal El-Katatney, reporter for IBA Media, received CNN’s MultiChoice African Journalist Award for her article “The Business of Islam,” submitted into the Economics and Business Award category.  El-Katatney is the first Egyptian to receive this award.


On the CNN MultiChoice African Journalist of the Year Highlights Show. July 2009.


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  1. Mo-ha-med said, on September 15, 2009 at 4:07 pm

    Great job, Ethar, mashallah! 🙂

  2. Mohamed Almasry said, on September 18, 2009 at 6:56 am

    Great , Ethar.. keep it up 🙂

  3. Alia Makram said, on October 22, 2009 at 12:18 pm

    So proud to have such a muslim woman amongst us, in this country.
    Well done.

  4. Samar said, on October 23, 2009 at 3:41 am

    well done Ethar 🙂 so proud of you 🙂 xo

    • Mourad said, on January 27, 2011 at 11:16 am

      However my reply is late, I want to express, on behalf of my fellow citizen, the sheer admiration and respect for Ethar; and via you, Samar, I pitched this message because you just employed a concis message, with three sentences, and that let out all your feeling.

      Many thanks

  5. sarahrifaat said, on November 6, 2009 at 11:51 pm

    Congratulations Ethar! You’re an inspiration : )

  6. iovoi said, on November 27, 2009 at 9:25 am

    مشاء الله ربي يحفظك من كل مكروه و تكوني قدوه لكل فتاة

    والله اشرقة وجهك تمسح كل الهموم و عندما سمعة كلمة مقدم البرنامج افتخرة بأنك عربية بارك الله فيك

  7. zahra_ahmad said, on December 4, 2009 at 9:35 am

    بارك الله فيكي أختي الفاضله وان شاء الله الي الأمام دائمآ

  8. Mouhiddine Addoum said, on December 30, 2009 at 12:06 am

    As Arab Muslims, we are so proud to have such a great female writer and journalist. well done! the best is ahead of her.

  9. ADEL ELGAMAL said, on January 3, 2010 at 4:27 pm

    very good work..go ahead..good luck..

  10. hagar elhelily said, on January 9, 2010 at 2:46 am

    mashaallah ,i am soooo proud to have in egypt “Ethar “

  11. mona mo said, on January 12, 2010 at 1:34 pm

    msALLAH Ethar ..Egypt is so0000oO00 proud of U

  12. TareX said, on January 16, 2010 at 4:50 am

    Congrats, Ethar 😉 Journalism is making a strong comeback in Egypt, and as a physician, I can assure you that medicine is on a downwards spiral in our country 🙂

  13. fashioningfaith said, on January 19, 2010 at 4:48 am

    Good Job, Ethar! I’m proud of you… 🙂

  14. eman salem said, on January 22, 2010 at 5:23 pm

    rbna e7meky ya ethar

  15. Reem Gehad said, on January 25, 2010 at 3:57 pm

    Ethar, it’s a real pleasure to know about you ..

  16. Yomn said, on January 27, 2010 at 3:57 am

    ما شاء الله لا قوة إلا بالله
    This is such a beautiful image; Keep going, and May Allah always show u the right way.

  17. مجدد قادم said, on February 2, 2010 at 11:44 am

    ربي يحفظك ويحميك للامة

  18. wael said, on February 5, 2010 at 2:52 pm

    دلونى على الطريقة
    انا وائل. من السودان. عندى موضوع يحتوى على مقطع فيديو عاوز اعرضوا عليكم .وذلك للاستفادة من ارائكم وهو جدير بالاهتمام وماعارف طريقة الوصول اليكم

  19. Ahmed said, on February 7, 2010 at 6:19 am

    Allah bless you…..

  20. ابن مصر said, on February 7, 2010 at 6:37 am

    ما شاء اللة ..ربنا يقويك علي ال2 ماجستير….
    يا رب لما تشوفي كلامي دة تكوني خلّصتي الاثنين و نجحتي فيهم
    بالتوفيق..وللامام دائما
    شكر واجب لبرنامج مجددون لتعريفي_ومعي الكثير_بمثل هذة الشخصيات الرائعة

  21. مجدد قادم said, on February 8, 2010 at 11:32 pm

    ماشاء الله عليك
    فعلا في المهمة الرابعة
    كنت قائدة بجد وانا فرحان جدا بالمستوى لي وصلتو له انتو والشباب
    ربي ينجحكم ويحفظكم للامة
    مجدد قادم

  22. Rabiha lil'Miss said, on March 18, 2010 at 11:38 pm

    Mash’Allah, Bravo. Nous sommes tres fiere de toi et de ton voile ma cherie, continue tu representetoute ces femmes arabes et musulmanes voiles qui ont du success et tu dementd tous que les igniorants ont a dire a notre egard mercii encore et MARBROUK khassatan :))))))))))))))))

  23. mahmoudashraf/محمود أشرف said, on April 6, 2010 at 1:28 pm

    ربنا يوفقك وترفعى رأس المصريين والوطن العربى دائما فى الأفاق العالية .وربنا يجعل ذلك فى (ميزان حسناتك.ويوفقك فى حياتك ويخليكى دائما فى تفوق…(اللهم تقبل دعائى

  24. Nasra said, on April 22, 2010 at 12:12 pm

    Here is Nasra from oman
    Assalam sent u an email -about Oman trip -I m waiting for the documents I asked urgently

  25. Nasra said, on April 22, 2010 at 12:17 pm

    This is Nasra from oman did u get my email pls send the documents

  26. hala said, on April 25, 2010 at 10:44 pm

    bravoooooooo ethaar
    keep it up girl 🙂

  27. Fouad said, on April 30, 2010 at 8:04 am

    Mashaallah 3alik, Keep Going, Allah Ma3ak

  28. ekramy sabry said, on May 23, 2010 at 8:35 pm

    بارك الله فيكي أختي الفاضله وان شاء الله الي الأمام دائمآ

  29. Kholoud said, on June 8, 2010 at 7:26 pm

    Ethar you’re are such a decent,amazing person that I’ll always look up to. I’m 13 and still beginning to think of my dreams and future,and I want to be like you.
    May god bless you,i’m so proud that such a woman is from my country. Inshaallah you’ll prove to the world what true islam really is,and that Hijab isn’t chains that stops us from succeeding.

    Really may god protect you and help you and all of the muslims in rising with our countries and Religion.

  30. rasha hattab said, on June 27, 2010 at 5:00 pm

    ما شاء الله عليكم ربنا يبارك فيكم يارب انت قدوة لكل بنات مصر بجد ربنا يحماااااااااااااااااكي

  31. Solieman said, on June 29, 2010 at 12:25 pm

    I’m really proud of being Egyptian
    ربنا يوفقكك دائما يا رب

  32. نور الهدى said, on July 3, 2010 at 6:27 pm

    انا نور لو فاكرنى كنت بطرحه حمراء فى كامب شيزار كلمتك على معالى من فضلك لو كلمتيها قولى ليها انى فى واحده اسمها نورالهدى وكان نفسها تصفاحك فعلا

  33. Dr.human said, on July 21, 2010 at 8:38 pm

    We are proud of you and your Job as you are a Muslim and aradic Girl .
    I really want to read you book , But I cant found it here in Iraq .

    I will be very happy if you visit my blog ^__^


  34. alaa said, on September 19, 2010 at 12:51 pm

    اللهم احفظ ايثار ووفقها دائما لما تحبه وترضاه
    واجعلها من قادة المسلمين المشرفين وثبتها
    علي خطها وزدها علما واجعلها تنفع به الناس
    أنا فعلا فخورة جدا ان في شخصية مسلمة مهتمة
    ومجددة ونفسي أكون مثلك

  35. jafar samdani lawyer said, on October 16, 2010 at 3:08 pm

    Hi, i am feeling myself happy and appraising that we are blessed by the ALMIGHTY ALLAH That ALLAH gave us a good gracefull and honouable lady from us and in ourself. may ALLAH give u all and shower his blessings upon u always and u may continue ur dedicated and devoted work in this fashion and manner. I wana to get ur book.
    kind regards
    jafar samdani

  36. 12551725 said, on November 4, 2010 at 2:02 pm

    اللهم احفظ ايثار ووفقها دائما لما تحبه وترضاه
    واجعلها من قادة المسلمين المشرفين وثبتها
    علي خطها وزدها علما واجعلها تنفع به الناس
    أنا فعلا فخورة جدا ان في شخصية مسلمة مهتمة
    ومجددة ونفسي أكون مثلك

    • 12551725 said, on November 4, 2010 at 2:06 pm

      اللهم احفظ ايثار ووفقها دائما لما تحبه وترضاه
      واجعلها من قادة المسلمين المشرفين وثبتها
      علي خطها وزدها علما واجعلها تنفع به الناس
      أنا فعلا فخورة جدا ان في شخصية مسلمة مهتمة
      ومجددة ونفسي أكون مثلك

  37. Mohammad Shaffiq said, on February 4, 2011 at 4:22 am

    You re the most beautiful I have ever laid eyes on keep doing what you do you bring more change and perspective to the word then you could even realize.

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