Ahmed Said (broadcaster)
Ahmed Said (Arabic: أحمد سعيد; 29 August 1925 – 4 June 2018) was an Egyptian radio broadcaster. He was the first director and main announcer for Sawt al-Arab from its founding in 1953 until 1967. He was known for calling for Arab unity and the liberation of Palestine from “the sea to the (Jordan) river” and claims to have written the station's famous tag line of "Sawt al-Arab, calling to the Arab nation from the heart of Cairo." He died on 4 June 2018, aged 92.
|Died||4 June 2018 (aged 92)|
|Employer||Voice of the Arabs|
- "أحمد سعيد.. هنا صوت العرب".
- "بالفيديو.. وفاة مذيع النكسة في ذكراها".
- Radwan, Anis al-Wajoud (27 August 2017). "الإذاعي الكبير أحمد سعيد أول رئيس لصوت العرب لـ"لوفد" : قناة الجزيرة تطبق سياسة الدمار في المنطقة العربية [The great broadcaster Ahmed Said, first president of Voice of the Arabs to Al-Wafd: "Al-Jazeera is carrying out a policy of destruction in the Arab region"]". al-Wafd. Retrieved 2018-04-26.
- Labidi, Kamel (2003-07-10). "The voice of the Arabs is speechless at 50". The Daily Star Newspaper – Lebanon. Retrieved 2018-04-26.
- "Egypt's renowned Nasser-era broadcaster Ahmed Said dies at 93 - Politics - Egypt - Ahram Online". english.ahram.org.eg.
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