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Abdellatif El-Menawy

Abdellatif El-Menawy is a critically acclaimed multimedia journalist, writer and columnist who has covered war zones and conflicts worldwide.

Twitter: @ALMenawy

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Credible state sources vital in Egypt’s fight against fake news

False reports, untrue incidents and other rumors that grab the attention of many, both temporarily and instantaneously, but over time are discovered to be incorrect are all becoming increasingly common. 

August 15, 2018

Why Egyptians did not turn their anger into action

Newton’s third law of motion states: For every action, there is an equal and opposite reaction. It seems like this law applies only to traditional physics and does not include the motion of history and societies, especially in Egypt.

June 22, 2018

Egypt’s merging of political parties a necessity but doubts remain

A number of questions were raised in the political arena after Egyptian President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi — during his speech at the fifth National Youth Conference — called on parties to merge in order to revive political life in Egypt.

May 30, 2018

The poisoned air of Egypt’s education system

People in Egypt are arguing over the dramatic change in the country’s education system, which will take effect in the next academic year. 

May 23, 2018