Mary Beth Sheridan

Washington, D.C.


It’s been more than three years since a Tunisian fruit vendor set himself on fire.

  • Nov 23, 2014

Nation’s ruling Islamist party gets a sobering lesson in governing.

  • Nov 21, 2014

President Jose Mujica explains his controversial pot legalization plans to The Post

  • May 21, 2014

Leftist president says he is ready to receive a group of Arabs — but says U.S. should move fast

  • May 15, 2014

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

  • Aug 30, 2013

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

  • Aug 23, 2013

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

  • Aug 22, 2013

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

  • Aug 21, 2013

The mass arrests and deaths of its officials have splintered the group, weakened its hold over its followers.

  • Aug 20, 2013

Mubarak could be released; gunmen kill 25 Egyptian police recruits in the Sinai desert.

  • Aug 19, 2013
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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.
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