Google Exec Missing in Egypt to Be Released Monday (Report)


A Google marketing executive who disappeared in Egypt after taking part in protests against the government will be release Monday, the Los Angeles Times reported, citing Egyptian TV reports.

Wael Ghonim, who serves as head of marketing for the Middle East and North Africa, has been missing since Jan. 27 and reportedly was in the custody of the government, though it is unclear where he is being held.

In one of his last tweets, Ghonim wrote: "Pray for #Egypt. Very worried as it seems that government is planning a war crime tomorrow against people. We are all ready to die #Jan25."

Since disappearing, Ghonim reportedly has become a rallying figure for the protesters.

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