Mary Beth Sheridan
Staff Writer

Mary Beth Sheridan is an editor on the Foreign Desk of The Washington Post. She came to the Post in 2001 after 11 years as a foreign correspondent for the Associated Press, Miami Herald and Los Angeles Times. During her career, she has reported from nearly 50 countries and has been based in Rome, Bogota and Mexico City. She was awarded an Overseas Press Club award in 1998 for her work in Mexico and was part of a Washington Post team that were Pulitzer Prize finalists for reporting on terrorism. She has covered diplomacy, homeland security and immigration for the Post, in addition to numerous foreign assignments.

Latest by Mary Beth Sheridan

American tries to save an Egyptian icon

American tries to save an Egyptian icon

Amid turmoil, coach Bob Bradley is trying to hold together the one thing that unites Egyptians.

Crackdown limits protest crowds on ‘Friday of Martyrs’ in Egypt

Crackdown limits protest crowds on ‘Friday of Martyrs’ in Egypt

President Obama voices concern about government crackdown that has left more than 1,000 dead.

In Egypt, the tide turns in favor of the military

In Egypt, the tide turns in favor of the military

The public’s wide rejection of Morsi is rooted in his inability to “fix” the nation, live up to Arab Spring expectations.

Court orders Mubarak’s release

Court orders Mubarak’s release

The news of his imminent release was largely met with indifference, with many focused on the ongoing tumult.