WAPOs Leila Fadel Linda Davidson Arrested in Cairo

The Washington Post’s Cairo bureau chief and a photographer are believed to be among some two dozen journalists arrested today. A report is timestamped 6:32 p.m. Cairo time.

Leila Fadel - WaPo Cairo Bureau Chief

It is believed that Sufian Taha, a translator, was with Leila Fadel, our Cairo bureau chief, and Linda Davidson, a photographer, when they were detained. It is believe that Taha has also been detained.

Ms. Fadel was previously the WaPo Baghdad Bureau Chief.

American Perspective linked and asked why we are sending beautiful women into war zones.