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Media wrong to fuel Egypt-Sudan dispute

  • Egyptians and Sudanese people have always described the relations between their countries by saying that together they form one piece. This is an accurate description of their historical relations, which are characterized by affection, cohesion and good neighborliness....
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The lost art of communication

  • I remember the year the Muslim Brotherhood was in power in Egypt, a year in which the whole country suffered. I was living in London at the time. It was obvious that the Brotherhood understood the importance of the media and communication, and how to use them to peddle falsehoods, promote their...
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Sinai mosque attack — it was a massacre in every sense of the word

  • In response to Friday’s senseless slaughter of at least 235 Egyptians at the hands of terrorists, the Eiffel Tower has extinguished its lights. US President Donald Trump denounced the terrorist actions and UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres issued a statement of condemnation. As the world...
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Egypt beware: Daesh militants who survive will have to go somewhere

  • Daesh seems to be shaking before finally falling down. It started a few months ago when different parties felt that Daesh had served its intended purpose and it was time for it to vanish geographically. With the decline of its financial resources, its media operations reaching a pathetic state,...
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Moving militants from one place to another is no solution

  • For the past four decades, the phenomenon of militant extremists returning from wars and terrorist campaigns in Afghanistan, Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Iraq and Yemen has posed a serious threat to their societies because a significant number of them bring their terrorism home with them....
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Eliminating Daesh on the ground is only half the battle

  • When the media speaks about Daesh, I immediately recall the lines by the Egyptian poet Amal Dunqul: “Do not dream of a happy world For behind every deceased Caesar is a new one.”...
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What happens when Qatar stops funding terror

  • There has been a marked decline in the activities of terrorist organizations on several fronts in recent months. Legitimate forces have begun to advance in some countries experiencing conflicts, terrorist operations and civil war, such as Yemen, Iraq, Libya and Bahrain. Hard-line Islamist...
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Egyptians’ sense of humor is very telling

  • Ancient Egyptians sanctified humor, to the extent that they even consigned a humor goddess and married her to the deity of wisdom. This is the closest explanation to the relationship between Egyptians and their sense of humor, showing their attitude to life. It is said that ancient Egyptians...
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Protecting Al-Azhar stems from protecting the nation

  • One of the most important elements of Egypt’s soft power is an institution that leads the country. Al-Azhar, under the leadership of its open-minded Sheikh Dr. Ahmed Al-Tayeb, stood resolute against the Muslim Brotherhood. Egyptians will never forget the uniting image on July 3, 2013, of his...
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Have no illusions about the Muslim Brotherhood

  • The British MP and government minister Alistair Burt visited Cairo last week. In an article published in the Egyptian newspaper Al-Ahram, he said the diversionary tactics the Muslim Brotherhood employed to avoid too much scrutiny of its activities before a British report in 2015 were still going...
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