Siobhán O'Grady

Cairo, Egypt

Cairo bureau chief

Education: Dickinson College

Siobhán O’Grady is The Washington Post's Cairo bureau chief, covering North Africa and Yemen. She previously reported on foreign affairs for The Post, including from Afghanistan, Lebanon and Cameroon. She also freelanced across sub-Saharan Africa and worked as a staff writer at Foreign Policy magazine.
Latest from Siobhán O'Grady

Along front-line river, this deadly road shows toll of Russia’s war

After a Russian retreat, the Dnieper River is the new front line, and destroyed towns on a road running along the water through three Ukrainian regions are still under fire.

January 30, 2023

Ukrainians celebrate Epiphany amid conflict

The holiday, celebrated in the Orthodox tradition on Jan. 19, commemorates Jesus Christ’s baptism. It took on additional significance in Kharkiv this year.

January 20, 2023

In Dnipro missile strike: Nine floors of random death and destruction

Some victims had fled the country’s harshest front lines in the east and south, only for the war to catch up to them in a city considered a relative safe haven.

January 19, 2023

Ukraine live briefing: U.K. to send ‘most significant’ military aid package for Ukraine; Dnipro survivors unlikely

The U.K. will send self-propelled guns artillery rounds, armored vehicles and other equipment to make sure Ukraine “seizes its upper hand” against Russia

January 16, 2023

As Dnipro deaths mount, survivors plead for anti-missile defense

The brazen, midday attack on civilians in their homes has renewed urgent calls for Ukraine’s allies to immediately provide the country with upgraded air defense.

January 15, 2023

Ukraine live briefing: At least 30 killed in weekend strike on Dnipro apartments, Zelensky says; Kyiv renews calls for defense systems

Ukraine’s armed forces said such an attack could have been prevented with more advanced air defense systems.

January 15, 2023

When Russia bombs a building full of people, this is the aftermath

Rescuers found many dead and injured and some alive after a Russian attack on a Dnipro apartment building.

January 15, 2023

Russian missiles rain down on Ukrainian cities; Britain to send battle tanks

Russian forces pummeled Ukrainian cities in a major missile attack Saturday, as Britain's prime minister promised Challenger 2 tanks to Ukraine.

January 14, 2023

Ukraine live briefing: Dnipro missile attack kills at least 14 at apartment block, officials say; Kyiv also hit

People were trapped under rubble after a Russian attack on a Dnipro residential building, Ukrainian authorities said Saturday

January 14, 2023

Ukraine liberated Kherson city. Now, Russia is destroying it.

After fleeing the regional capital, Russian forces have bombed hospitals, a market and homes, putting a lie to the Kremlin's claims that it invaded to protect citizens.

January 14, 2023