If you are unaware that millions of Arabs subsist in miserable conditions in Iran, you can be forgiven. The shameful fact is that their plight goes under the Arab world’s radar, and is rarely highlighted by either the Western or Arab media.
September 06, 2017
Egyptians saw a potential friend in the 2016 US presidential candidate Donald Trump. His win delivered hope that the frosty relationship between Cairo and Washington, triggered by the Obama administration’s support of the ousted Muslim Brotherhood regime, was poised to thaw.
August 28, 2017
I do not wish to sound alarmist, but after piecing the puzzle together I cannot escape the conclusion that Tehran’s mid-to-long term strategy is not only aimed at dominating the region but also targets Makkah and Madinah.
August 26, 2017
When news of last month’s terrorist attack in Manchester first broke, I experienced feelings of sorrow. England, where I have a country home, has always held a special place in my heart.
June 09, 2017
Unlike several of its neighbors, the Arab world’s most populous nation has thankfully succeeded in regaining its political, security and social equilibrium following years of turmoil. Egypt is on the right track, and with wise governance could emerge as a regional success story.
May 16, 2017
The pretense has ended. The gloves are off.
May 10, 2017
It is a great shame that advocates for almost 1.3 billion of the world’s population suffering from extreme poverty often meet with deaf ears. There is much ado about terrorism, and rightly so, but the fact is that poverty-related factors claim many more lives.
February 11, 2017